Fianna Fail leader Mr Martin is set to be elected Prime Minister on Saturday, in a role he will rotate with incumbent Leo Varadkar of Fine Gael. Mr Varadkar...

This is according to Michael Martin, leader of Fianna Fail, who is looking to end four months of political deadlock. The talks will resume on Monday...

And John McGuinness urged Mr Varadkar to “tell the truth” about the impact the ongoing coronavirus pandemic would have on the country. Mr...

Ireland’s two right-of-centre parties are predicted to form the next government, a move characterised as “shameful” by some commentators. Close...

In what leader Mary Lou McDonald described as “something of a revolution”, the left-wing republicans came top of the pile in terms of votes cast...

Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael party came third in the popular vote, with the PM himself only securing reelection at the fifth count – a major humiliation...

Sinn Féin’s TD Paul Donnelly topped the poll in the Dublin West constituency, ahead of Taoiseach, Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar. Elections of...

Speaking of how a Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail coalition would disrupt post-Brexit trade negotiations, senator for Leo Varadkar’s Fine Gael, Neale Richmond...

The Irish general election will be held on February 8 at the request of the Taoiseach, but his plans may well backfire. The poll showed Mr Varadkar’s...

Opinion polls indicate a shock surge in support for the Irish republican party, who were formerly headed by Gerry Adams, before this weekend’s general...

In a poll by Ipsos MRBI for the Irish Times, support for left-wing Sinn Fein surged four percent from last month’s survey to 25 percent – just...

With the party now taking the lead, we’re asking Express readers, ‘Are you worried about break-up of UK as Irish election shock fears grow?’ in...

The Ipsos MRBI survey for the Irish Times had support for left-wing Sinn Fein up four percent from the previous poll last month to 25 percent. SimIlar...

In a statement issued last week, Mr Bercow – now at the centre of further controversy after former House of Commons clerk Lord Lisvane lodged a...

Leo Varadkar is visiting President Michael D Higgins at his residence at Aras an Uachtarain in Dublin, formally marking the start of an election campaign....

The Irish Prime Minister had canvassed with Wexford candidate Verona Murphy before a recent by-election. Mr Varadkar’s appearance came before the candidate...

Arriving at the European Union summit in Brussels today he was asked by a reporter why he made “major concessions”. Declining to deny the...

Politicians from Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil have condemned the Irish premier after he said he would rather bring back wolves than let Sinn Féin into...

In a letter to the EU Commission president dated today, Boris Johnson warned a failure to reach a Brexit deal would be a “failure of statecraft for...

In his first face to face meeting with the Irish PM, Boris Johnson has said he wants to find a Brexit deal and believes it can be achieved saying the...

Mr Varadkar spoke to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson by telephone for more than an hour yesterday. During their conversation, Mr Johnson told his counterpart...

Boris Johnson has yet to leave the UK to meet any of the European Union’s leaders since formally taking over from Theresa May on July 25. Talks...

One of the political parties in Ireland could change the balance of power in Westminster – preventing a no deal Brexit and avoiding a hard border...

The Northern Irish party propping up Boris Johnson’s Government has urged the Prime Minister to seek a time-limit to the Irish “backstop”...

Ireland could be reunified with Northern Ireland, almost 100 years after the island was split on May 3, 1921, if Britain leaves the EU without a deal....