Members of the anti-water charge campaign including TD Paul Murphy at a photocall outside Leinster House to announce a demonstration against alleged political policing. Photograph: Dan Griffin

A protest against alleged “political policing” will take place in Dublin on Saturday, the anti-water charge campaign has announced.The demonstration, (...)

The Air Accident Investigation Unit report said the pilot and the passenger launched from a ridge near Lough Bray Lower after which the pilot encountered what he described as the most aggressive turbulence he has experienced in his 14 years of flying.  File photograph: Thinkstock

The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has been advised to review compliance by paragliding operators with laws after an accident in Co Wicklow where two (...)

A Garda forensic investigator examines the scene of the shooting in which Edward Nugent died. Photograph: Dan Griffin

There was a sense of disbelief in Walksinstown in Dublin on Monday at the killing of Edward Nugent, with locals saying the 64-year-old was a nice m(...)

Cabinet has agreed the general scheme of the new Road Traffic Bill. The  Bill will provide for testing for drugs at  roadside, as well as addressing other road safety issues. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Legislation to tackle drug driving should be published by the summer, after the Cabinet on Tuesday agreed the general scheme of the Road Traffic Bill (...)

Mumbai’s Malabar Hill. Travellers from India will now be able to visit both the United Kingdom and Ireland on a single permit. Photograph: Getty Images

Indian citizens can now apply for one travel permit to visit both the United Kingdom and Ireland following the commencement on Tuesday of the British-(...)

Fingal County Council has called on Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly to let local authorites reduce the Local Property Tax (LPT) rate by more than 15 per cent, due to concerns about house price increases. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fingal County Council has called on the Minister for the Environment to let local authorities reduce the Local Property Tax (LPT) rate by more than 15(...)

The shop in which the winning €10 million lotto ticket was sold.

“It’s not a normal Friday in Newbridge,” said Alan Jordan, owner of Jordan’s Centra in Curragh Grange. The shop sold the winning ticket for Thursday’s(...)

The Revenue Commissioners said that more than 67,000 mandatory deductions have been made from wages or pensions to collect the local property tax this year. File photograph: Joe St Ledger/The Irish Times

More than 67,000 mandatory deductions have been made from wages or pensions to collect the local property tax. Total compliance rates for 2013 and 201(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin:  “Will there be controversy into the future? Who knows? Life would be very dull if we couldn’t find something to focus on.” Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

New guidelines on appointments to State boards were launched on Thursday but Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin said it is impossible to k(...)

Gardai escort Fionn Braidwood (covered) into Dún Laoghaire District Court where he was charged with the murder of his mother Jane Braidwood at her home. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

A man has appeared in court in Dún Laoghaire charged with the murder of his mother at her home.Fionn Braidwood (30) of Clarinda Park East was charged (...)