# politics - Tuesday 26 August, 2014
The Lilywhites were sanctioned by the European governing body over the weekend.
# politics - Friday 22 August, 2014
The body has faced criticism from the outgoing head of the UN’s human rights wing over its inability to stop conflict and save lives.
# politics - Thursday 21 August, 2014
Politicians across the spectrum have been discussing the legacy Reynolds left behind.
# politics - Wednesday 20 August, 2014
Anything for a few votes, eh?
# politics - Sunday 17 August, 2014
# politics - Monday 11 August, 2014
Good sense or Frankenfood? The issue is coming up for debate again in Europe.
# politics - Sunday 3 August, 2014
Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?
# politics - Friday 25 July, 2014
Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?
# politics - Thursday 24 July, 2014
We have a political culture in this country that is morally bankrupt and young people are uncomfortable in propping up a system that is unsuited to the purpose intended.
# politics - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
Councillor Ivan Connaughton is to run for the Dail seat vacated by Luke Ming Flanagan.
The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.
# politics - Saturday 19 July, 2014
Conspicuously absent from the talk about the reshuffle was an evaluation of intelligence, skills, capabilities or temperament.
# politics - Tuesday 15 July, 2014
The newly-crowned Minister for Health’s role could be the making or breaking for one of politics’ rapidly rising stars.
# politics - Friday 11 July, 2014
What’s the average age of a Cabinet member? And how many are from Dublin?
# politics - Thursday 10 July, 2014
Earlier, Taoiseach said he was “getting on very well with the Tánaiste”.
# politics - Wednesday 9 July, 2014
More talks between the Taoiseach and the new Tánaiste took place this evening and are ongoing.
# politics - Tuesday 8 July, 2014
Talks between the Taoiseach and the Tánaiste will resume after the cabinet meeting today.
# politics - Monday 7 July, 2014
Oireachtas TV will be available on UPC, Sky and Eircom… but not RTÉ’s Saorview.
# politics - Friday 4 July, 2014
She was very diplomatic, naturally.
# politics - Sunday 29 June, 2014
He commended the members of the Oireachtas and the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly for working together.
# politics - Saturday 21 June, 2014
White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.
# politics - Friday 20 June, 2014
The billionaire is doing community service for a separate conviction.
When I heard the vote count, I felt like I’d been thrown off a moving train, whipped, dragged and tortured.
# politics - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
His final interview will be with London Mayor Boris Johnson so it’s bound to be entertaining.
# politics - Sunday 8 June, 2014
# politics - Tuesday 3 June, 2014
It looks like a two-horse race between Alex White and Joan Burton, but who should get it?
# politics - Monday 2 June, 2014
If Irish politicians stopped trying to compete with bigger countries, they might find they have the resources to fix problems at home.
# politics - Thursday 29 May, 2014
It’s hard out here for a plinth.
# politics - Wednesday 28 May, 2014
“The arrogance needs to be removed,” said Dominic Hannigan.
# politics - Tuesday 27 May, 2014
Fianna Fáil has the lowest proportion with just 14 per cent of their elected councillors being women.
# politics - Monday 26 May, 2014
The number of floating voters has increased amid weakening attachment to political parties – could the affect coherent decision-making in the Dáil?
# politics - Sunday 25 May, 2014
We can’t decide if it’d be a walk in the park or sneakily tricky.
There has been some criticism of the Labour leader after the party received just 7 per cent of the vote in the local elections.
# politics - Saturday 24 May, 2014
Patrick Costello topped the poll in Rathgar- Rathmines
If the two female candidates tipped for the top are successful there will be 27 female TDs.
# politics - Thursday 22 May, 2014
If you’re feeling disillusioned with politics, you’re not alone – and that’s why you need to make your voice heard.
# politics - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
As the trend of former GAA players turning to politics continues, we ask political expert Eoin O’Malley if the GAA has any power over the Irish electorate.
# politics - Tuesday 20 May, 2014
All the information you need in one handy widget. You’re welcome.
It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.
# politics - Monday 19 May, 2014
A pair of head-the-balls. Literally.