Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: puzzled more people are not switching Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will meet the banks early in the new year “if we are all around” after the general election to again discuss stan(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace: ‘A message was passed on to me from a leading member of Cerberus Ireland that I was going to get sorted.’ Photograph: Eric Luke

Independent TD Mick Wallace has claimed he was threatened with being “sorted” by investment firm Cerberus for making allegations in the Dáil about th(...)

  ‘Now why would they say that if I was telling the truth?’ Independent TD Mick Wallaceasked Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Mick Wallace has claimed a representative of investment firm Cerberus told him he was “going to get sorted” for making allegations in the Dáil about i(...)

The aftermath of the 1916 Rising. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

Relatives of participants in the 1916 Rising have a last chance to register to attend the planned State ceremony at the GPO on Easter Sunday next year(...)

The risk of poverty among children rose in 17 of the 28 countries with the biggest in increases in risk in Croatia, Greece, Luxembourg and Malta. Photograph: Getty Images

Ireland is among the four worst EU countries for increased rates of poverty or social exclusion, according to a study looking at developments in all 2(...)

Pope Francis blesses a cross for Maribel Rivera, an employee at the Curran-Fromhold Correction Facility in Philadelphia, during his visit there on Sunday. Photograph: Reuters

There is speculation that Pope Francis may visit Ireland after he announced the next World Meeting of Families will take place in Dublin in 2018. The (...)

Fianna Fáil environment spokesman Barry Cowen said the figures,  obtained in a series of information requests to local authorities, showed 2,612 vacant properties. Photograph: Sara Freund

Local authorities have more than 2,600 vacant homes across the State and cuts in refurbishment funds of €6.15 million, according to Freedom of Informa(...)

More than 2,000 gardaí have been injured on duty since the beginning of 2011, figures show. The Garda Representative Association (GRA) has responded b(...)

Mick Wallace claimed €45m in “fixer fees” were paid during the sale of the northern Irish property loans to New York company Cerberus in early 2014. Photograph: The Irish Times

Belfast developer Gareth Graham is to meet United States law enforcement agencies on Friday to discuss his claims about State agency Nama’s €1.6 billi(...)

Independent TD Mick Wallace said Cerberus bought the portfolio, known as Project Eagle, for approximately 27 pence on the pound. Photograph: Eric Luke

Independent TD Mick Wallace has claimed “fixers fees” of €45 million were paid out during the controversial sale by Nama of its Northern Ireland loa(...)