Alan Reilly of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland said the horsemeat scandal was a ‘ wake-up call to Europe that criminals were getting involved in the food chain”. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Horsemeat scandal a ‘wake-up call’ for Europe on supply of produce

People within Fine Gael are becoming ‘disgusted’ with the way the party is being run, Fine Gael TD John Deasyhas said.  File photgrapoh: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some ministers ‘not fit’ for role with appointment related to support of Taoiseach, TD says

A May 2014 file image showing local election candidate Samantha Long (front far left) with Taoiseach Enda Kenny and other Fine Gael local and European election candidates. Photograph: The Irish Times.

Heather Humphreys says Seanad candidate appointed to IMMA board due to credentials

File photograph shows then Northern Ireland’s First Minister Ian Paisley  in  2008. Photograph: David Moir/Files/Reuters

From firebrand preacher and unionist leader to powersharing Northern Ireland first minister

A woman in her 20s died early this morning when her car crashed in Co Louth and her body was removed to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Passenger (59) killed in Kerry while motorcyclist in 30s dies in tractor collision

Met Éireann has forecast ‘long spells of sunshine’ today with top temperatures of 18 to 22 degrees.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

West to experience best of the weather with long spells of sunshine expected

Spike Milligan pictured in 1999. Photograph: William Conran/PA

Bronze life-sized memorial depicts Goon Show creator sitting on a bench

A woman has died in hospital after being struck by a Garda car in Dublin this morning. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

GSOC investigates collision with pedestrian Clondalkin, Dublin before 11.30am

Violet Coyne (61) comforted by Ruth Coppinger TD last night as their personal belongings are being removed from the house that the rented for 15 years. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Martin Coyne said they will see council today to discuss temporary accommodation

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