Part of the water charges protest in Dublin earlier this month. ‘The Government seemed somewhat taken aback by the size of the marches and the depth of anger and disillusionment.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

It was the first Dáil sitting of the New Year and an optimistic Enda Kenny couldn’t speak highly enough of the wonder that was soon to be Irish Water.(...)

Party off, GarthMetro Herald, July 4th. After Dublin City Council blocks two of his Croke Park gigs, Garth Brooks starts issuing ultimatums: The great(...)

Four per cent of Irish fundraising heads earn more than €100,000 a year, according to respondents to a survey.

Despite the difficulties charities have faced in raising revenue in recent years, salaries for those charged with fundraising have stayed largely stea(...)

Illustration: Alan Clarke

The old dear rings in a terrible state. I go, “Alright, Cruella de Vodka? What’s up?”She’s there, “Ross, something terrible has happened!” and her voi(...)

The Department of Health said this week it had received 85 business cases from the Health Service Executive seeking approval for individual pay levels in excess of the official rate.   Photograph: Frank Miller

The number of voluntary hospital and health service agency managers potentially in line to retain controversial top-up payments paid in addition to th(...)

Judge Mary Ellen Ring said Dunne was being given “greater than normal credit” to encourage such future co-operation.

A Dublin teenager who launched an unprovoked attack on a young man he had never met has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison. Luke Dunne (...)

Frank Flannery (left) with Bill O’Herlihy in a screen grab taken from their YouTube video

Former Fine Gael strategist and ex-Rehab chief executive Frank Flannery is to launch a new online politics show with his friend, sports broadcaster Bi(...)

Former AIB senior executive Donal Forde has said Irish charities need to ask whether they are paying their senior staff the right salary.

Former AIB senior executive Donal Forde has said the Irish charity sector needs to ask some “searching questions” in light of the scandals last year i(...)

Director of Dóchas Hans Zomer  encouraged people to use  to support charities that operate transparently. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A new website aims to increase transparency in the charity sector by providing information to help members of the public evaluate charities before the(...)

The new chief executive of the charity Rehab is to be Mo Flynn.

The new chief executive of the charity Rehab is to be Mo Flynn. Ms Flynn, currently chief executive of Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services in Harold’(...)