Cabinet reshuffle 4:45

The Cabinet reshuffle early next month will mean six senior Ministers being replaced by Ministers of State and Government backbenchers, according to (...)

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore who said this morning he had no plans to become the next Irish commissioner. Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore said he has “no plans whatsoever” to become the Irish commissioner when the post becomes available next year. Speaking this mor(...)

The VHI says to achieve further savings measures would include redesignations of procedures to daycare settings. Photograph: Getty Images

The country’s largest health insurance company, VHI, has said it will introduce a further €100 million in cost savings annually over each of the next (...)

Under the agreement with the troika, half of the proceeds from the sale can be directed towards stimulus projects.  Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The Cabinet will today be asked to approve amendments to the legislation that will pave the way for the sale of Bord Gáis’s energy business by the end(...)

The Irish operation of Homebase collapsed into examinership yesterday, putting 558 jobs at risk

The British parent company of DIY chain Homebase Ireland will be asked to accept a major write-down on the more than €30 million it is owed by the Iri(...)

Financial regulator Matthew Elderfield says the system for tackling white-collar crime is not operating very well. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Financial regulator Matthew Elderfield has said the authorities in Ireland have not yet managed to tackle white-collar crime in a wholly sufficient or(...)

“My daughter woke up this week and cried about how much she missed her friends at school in the Mercy in Galway,” said a former resident of Lisbrook House. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

A cross-party group of Senators is lending its support to a nationwide “day of action” tomorrow to highlight the “inhumanity” of the direct pro(...)