Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea told the Dáil he will not give Irish Water his PPS number. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea told Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly in the Dáil tonight that he will not be giving Irish Water his PPS number.“I (...)

John Kerry has appointed Gary Hart as a special envoy to Northern Ireland. Photograph: EPA/Jim Lo Scalzo

(...) the institutions and economy of Northern Ireland as well as reinvigorate attempts to promote a shared(...)

Supporters of the Irish Water protesters at the Four Courts in Dublin today after the High Court action taken by GMC. Photograph: Collins Courts

The High Court has adjourned to early next month contempt proceedings against a number of people over protests about the installation of water meters.(...)

The current German government is pursuing economic policies that allowed the Nazis come to power in the 1930s, Siptu president Jack O’Connor said. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

(...) relation to the order books of German manufacturers where there has been a rapid slowdown in the economy as(...)

A Statoil carbon-capture unit in the North Sea. Photograph: Brian Vander Brug/Los Angeles Times

Radical plans to capture carbon dioxide (C02) and store it in underground reservoirs, instead of belching it into the atmosphere, were outlined in Bon(...)

Irish Water has reported a data breach to the Data Protection Commissioner after it inadvertently sent bank details relating to some individuals to the wrong people.

Irish Water is investigating a data breach after it sent bank details relating to a number of individuals to the wrong people. The issue emerged after(...)

Verizon, the largest US wireless carrier, missed profit estimates as more new subscribers took advantage of discounts on devices. Third-quarter earnin(...)

British online fashion retailer Asos believes it can reach its target of £2.5 billion in annual sales by 2020, with price cuts helping to reignite gro(...)

Coca-Cola, the world’s largest beverage company, embarked on a plan to cut $3 billion in annual expenses by 2019 after a global slump in sales volume (...)

A judge has expressed concern about four million gallons of slurry that are in danger of leaking into major lakes. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A judge today called for a taskforce to be set up to prevent an impending environmental disaster in the midlands.Over four million gallons of slurry a(...)