Transport Minister Shane Ross has launched a stinging attack on Fine Gael ministers who criticised Garda enforcement of drink-driving laws by saying they are “unfit for Government”.
Fianna Fail and the SDLP will announce a set of “shared principles” in the coming weeks as the long-mooted merger of the parties has been taken off the table.
Josepha Madigan has declared herself to be a “dedicated feminist” as she called for more feminist women in leadership roles, saying that “we have not achieved full equality in this country”.
HEALTH Minister Simon Harris has become a father to a baby girl.
The Finance Minister has ruled out a 12pc pay hike for nurses to avert strikes because of the “great risk” of knock-on claims by public servants.
Transport Minister Shane Ross has been described as “an embarrassment” by Fine Gael colleagues who are fuming over his limited grasp of the Brexit crisis.
Peadar Toibin’s new political party has grown to 1,400 members and consists of nine elected representatives, according to the former Sinn Fein TD.
INDEPENDENT TD Danny Healy-Rae has hit at what he called “ridiculous” suggestions that people should stop eating meat to help tackle climate change.
COMMUNICATIONS minister Richard Bruton has said he hopes to bring proposals to Cabinet on the National Broadband Plan (NBP) soon, but is not setting timelines as “we have to make sure that we have this right.”
Fine Gael TDs will today discuss how to navigate the introduction of a carbon tax without losing votes in upcoming local, European and general elections.