Fianna Fail TD Billy Kelleher has been sensationally defeated at a Fianna Fail selection convention for the EU Parliament elections.
US First Lady Melania Trump has shared photographs of Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s visit to the White House.
Leo Varadkar and Donald Trump yesterday clashed on Brexit, with the US president railing against the EU in a slap-down of the Taoiseach’s remarks on a proposed free trade deal with America.
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump has said he intends to visit Ireland this year.
Tensions between the “big two” parties over continuing Government co-operation have again surfaced – this time on the key issue of climate change and major hikes in the carbon tax.
European Parliament candidate for Fianna Fáil, Seamus McGrath, has withdrawn from the race, leaving Billy Kelleher as clear front-runner, despite party leader Mícheál Martin’s wishes.
FIANNA Fáil and their new partners in the SDLP are at odd over whether Northern Ireland’s Secretary of State Karen Bradley should resign.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has backtracked on his claim that ensuring property taxes remain stable will be “simply a case of adjusting the bands”.
Karen Bradley, Britain’s Northern Ireland secretary, has said she is “profoundly sorry” for the “offence and hurt” she caused by suggesting that deaths caused by soldiers and police during the Troubles were not crimes.
TRANSPORT Minister Shane Ross has been urged to apologise for comparing a female TD to a “donkey” whom he contrasted with her “thoroughbred” colleagues.