Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath speaking in the Dáil this evening

FF motion on mortgage interest rates debated

31 Mar Fianna Fáil has tabled a Private Members' motion in the Dáil, calling on the Government and the Central Bank to put pressure on banks to facilitate variable mortgage customers with fairer interest rates.

Patrick McKee said he had become 'disillusioned' with party politics

Cllr chooses Renua over FF for by-election bid

31 Mar Councillor Patrick McKee has said he decided to join Renua after deciding to withdraw his name from Fianna Fáil's selection convention to choose a candidate to contest the upcoming Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.

Focus Ireland says 66 people have been made homeless since February

Govt will not add to rent inflation: Humphreys

30 Mar Minister of State at the Department of Social Protection Kevin Humphreys has said that rent supplement is being increased on a case-by-case basis, but that the Government will not add to rent inflation by increasing rent supplement across the board.

John Kerry said some difficult issues still remain

Iran nuclear talks to continue through the night

30 Mar US Secretary of State John Kerry said talks on Iran's nuclear programme would continue through the night in an effort to resolve "tricky issues" as a deadline for a long-awaited deal looms.

US Secretary of State John Kerry has announced he will stay in Switzerland to push for an agreement

World powers explore Iranian nuclear compromises

29 Mar Iran and six world powers tried to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations, but officials cautioned that attempts to reach a preliminary deal by a deadline in two days could yet fall apart.

David Cameron insisted the UK was 'immeasurably stronger' as a result of the five-year coalition government

Cameron and Miliband set out election pitches

26 Mar British Prime Minister David Cameron and Labour leader Ed Miliband set out their general election pitches in the first major television debate of the UK general election campaign.

Ten men were taken from a minibus and killed by an IRA gang

Taoiseach's comments on Kingsmill welcomed

26 Mar Relatives of ten Protestant workers who were shot dead by an IRA gang in the Kingsmills massacre in 1976 have welcomed assurances given to them by the Taoiseach at a meeting in Co Armagh this afternoon.

Dr Julien Mercille said that after the crash, the media also presented the Government's crisis resolution policies in a largely favourable manner

Media maintained there was no bubble, inquiry told

25 Mar An academic who specialises in media analysis has told the Banking Inquiry that, overwhelmingly, the Irish media maintained that there was no bubble and that the boom would eventually end in a "soft landing".

Workers represented by Mandate are seeking improved contracts

Nash says Dunnes should have attended Labour Court

24 Mar Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has criticised Dunnes Stores management for failing to attend a Labour Court hearing last year to resolve issues which will result in a one-day strike at the chain on Thursday 2 April.