A study from the PRTB says rent controls would not address the underlying problems in the sector

The introduction of rent controls would make the problems in the private-rented sector worse, a major study on the issue published this morning concl(...)

The Coalition is considering extending the period during which households will pay an effective fixed rate water charge to allow for the further installation of water meters

The Coalition is considering extending the period during which households will pay an effective fixed rate water charge to allow for the further insta(...)

PF2014

While most people are familiar with workplace schemes or personal pension plans there is another type that is slightly more exotic and has tended to (...)

Derry City 0 UCD 1UCD boss Aaron Callaghan heaped praise on his players following last night’s shock victory over FAI Cup finalists, Derry City, at a (...)

This year will be the third Christmas Day in a row for which gardaí will seek  a ban on the granting of alcohol licences for many parts of Donegal. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Gardaí in Co Donegal have said they will be objecting to drinks licences for pubs and clubs which plan to open on Christmas Day.Traditionally clubs ha(...)

Mike Allen, director of advocacy, Focus Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Focus Ireland has called on the Government to set aside €500 million in Budget 2015 to help deliver more than 3,000 homes.The charity made the call in(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  urged TDs and Senators to focus on the economy and to “move on” from recent events .   Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has moved to defuse the controversy within Fine Gael over Mr McNulty and the Seanad byelection by urging TDs and S(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said  Fine Gael officials had sent John McNulty’s curriculum vitae to Minister for Arts Heather Humprheys and she had properly appointed him. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

It is not just the previous government that now has a reason to recall September 30th.Six years ago the then government signed the bank guarantee deal(...)

A garda at the scene of a yesterday’s assault.  Photograph: Collins

A man has appeared in court charged in connection with a stabbing attack on a woman in Dublin early yesterday.Rose Kenny (46) suffered a number of sta(...)

Alan Kelly Gang: The Last Bell
  • Music
  • September 19, 2014, 00:00

Piano accordions are seldom at the heart of traditional music, their robust bellows often considered too rambunctious for more self-effacing instru(...)