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The power of the independent TDs: "I'd like to see how far they get without us"
The independent TDs have wish-lists on issues such as health and housing – and they’re standing firm on them.
Why this TD won't be selling his soul to stop a second election
Thomas Pringle told us why he hasn’t entertained talks with Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil.
Some people aren't at all happy about this tweet from Leo Varadkar
The Health Minister has been accused of undermining Fine Gael’s ongoing government talks with independents.
Enda and Micheál finally speak on the phone - but there's confusion over who said what
Micheál Martin phoned Enda Kenny before lunchtime today – but what was said is the subject of some dispute.
Enda warns independents: It's a Fine Gael minority or a second election
Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are continuing their efforts to form a minority government.
As the wait goes on, Enda is told to pick up the phone to Fianna Fáil
Fine Gael is pursuing a minority government with independents and smaller parties.
Catherine Murphy claims there have been secret changes to the water charges bill
…but the government says her comments are “baffling”.
Enda Kenny doesn't blame anyone for the Irish Water debacle
The Taoiseach said he is not one to lay blame.
Heather Humphreys faced new claims about 'McNulty-gate' in the Seanad tonight
New claims of a meeting between the Taoiseach and John McNulty in June have been dismissed this evening.
'This story is unravelling as it gets made up': Yep, they're still talking 'McNulty-gate' in the Dáil
Enda Kenny faced more questions today on the circumstances surrounding John McNulty’s appointment to a state board.
Left-wing independent TDs meet today, but here's why a new party isn't happening soon
The ‘is there going to be a new political party?’ story rumbles on…
Greyhound heads to the High Court after SIPTU workers reject proposals
The government is backing the man who caused Alan Shatter to resign
The government will cover legal costs as the former justice minister seeks to quash some of the Guerin report’s findings.
Here's why Alan Shatter's legal challenge could cause the government more problems
Analysis: He hasn’t gone away you know…
MNW re-check could take days. "This is the democratic process" says Harkin
Pat ‘the Cope’ Gallager of FF requested the recheck after finishing just 275 votes behind Harkin.
Election 2014: The final count for Midlands North West to be rechecked tomorrow morning
It’s been a long process but we’re nearly there!
Handling of Suarez issue got Dalglish sacked - Ferguson
The Manchester United boss also feels that the cultural differences argument ‘killed’ the Uruguayan’s defence.