ICM research for The Guardian suggested Mr Clegg seven points ahead of his Labour rival Oliver Coppard by 42% to 35%

Poll suggests Clegg to keep seat

04 May Nick Clegg is on course to retain his Commons seat at the British General Election - thanks in large part to Conservatives voting tactically to keep out Labour, a new poll suggested.

Micheál Martin said he was willing to take part in debates on the referendum

Fianna Fáil concerned with children argument

30 Apr Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has said it is outrageous that some people are saying that the right to have a mother and father is on the ballot paper or that marriage is solely defined by having children.

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly have both made claims about An Garda Síochána in the Dáil

GRA hits out at claims by TDs in Dáil

29 Apr The Garda Representative Association has accused some TDs of trying to damage the reputation of An Garda Síochána by making unsubstantiated allegations under Dáil privilege.

Jim Brown told the committee it was  unacceptable for a borrower to make no payment towards their accommodation

Ulster Bank has 'no intention' of reducing rate

29 Apr Chief Executive of Ulster Bank Jim Brown has told the Oireachtas finance committee that the bank has made significant progress in helping 22,000 customers in resolving their mortgage difficulties.

IBRC transactions where the write-down was more than €10m are to be reviewed

Retired judge to monitor IBRC review

27 Apr Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has announced the Terms of Reference for a review of certain transactions carried out by the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC), prior to the appointment of the special liquidators.

Jim Wells caused controversy over remarks made at an election event last week

NI health minister Jim Wells resigns

27 Apr Northern Ireland's health minister Jim Wells, who recently caused controversy over remarks made at an election campaign event, has resigned for family reasons.