There will be scope for tax cuts and spending increases in upcoming budgets, according to the spring statement. 3:41

The Minister for Finance Michael Noonan and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin have delivered the spring statement, outlini(...)

Two women rest and sleep in a football field in Siliguri on Sunday  hit the region on April 25th.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 2:42

Efforts are continuing to make contact with all Irish citizens known to have been in the region affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Min(...)

The mural by Irish artist Joe Caslin on the side of a building on Dublin’s South Great George’s Street. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The artist who erected a large paper mural on the side of a building in Dublin city centre expects to hear soon whether the piece will be allowed to r(...)

Poster urging voters to reject a proposed referendum to the Constitution.

A No campaign poster has prompted the Referendum Commission to consider issuing a statement clarifying surrogacy as it relates to the same sex marriag(...)

Sinn Féin has pledged to introduce a mandatory living wage, which would be about €2.50 higher than the minimum wage if it is in Government after the next election.

Sinn Féin has pledged to introduce a mandatory living wage, which would be about €2.50 higher than the minimum wage, if it is in Government after the (...)

Legal eagle: Brian O’Donnell hopes the Supreme Court will grant an appeal to the ruling that he and his wife, Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, must leave the Killiney mansion. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

What is Gorse Hill? It’s a €7 million, 9,000sq ft mansion in the well-to-do south Dublin suburb of Killiney. Sitting on 1.25 acres overlooking the Iri(...)

People who are overweight and inactive are also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

New findings published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal say up to 24,000 people in Ireland could have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes but the Diabete(...)

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy and councillor Kate O’Connell will contest the four-seat Dublin Bay South constituency for the party in the next general election.

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy and councillor Kate O’Connell have been selected by the party to contest the Dublin Bay South constituency in the next gene(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said “Ireland’s welcoming reputation should extend to being an open, tolerant and compassionate home for our gay and lesbian workers”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum would help promote Ireland as a leading place to work and do business, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said.Mr(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, seen entering the Four Courts on Wednesday, has lost his appeal against a High Court ruling ordering him and his wife to vacate their Killiney Mansion in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins. 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have been ordered by the Court of Appeal to leave their Killiney mansion in south Co Dublin within two (...)