Monday’s inquest was told that Anthony Fleming who was drunk and driving the other car had “a high level of blood alcohol” at the time of the collision. Photograph: Getty Images

A woman who was 28 weeks pregnant lost her unborn child after a drunk driver crashed into the vehicle in which she was a passenger, an inquest heard o(...)

Lawyers for two Department of Agriculture employees, Vincent Gormley and James Scott, claim  Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney is in contempt of court by breaching an undertaking not to fill two senior positions they had applied for.

The High Court will rule later this month on whether Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has breached undertakings given in respect of a legal acti(...)

Two employees claim  Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney  breached an undertaking to the court.

The High Court is to be asked on Friday to make orders directing Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney to show good cause as to why he should not be (...)

Ming with  his people: Independent TD Luke 'Ming' Flanagan campaigning at Hyde Park,   Roscommon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Luke Ming Flanagan was hoping yesterday that “the people who elected me will forgive me” but there was(...)