Mick  Barry TD is confident the AAA-PBP has the power to nominate his replacement to Cork City Council, explaining the merged party has been recognised by the Register of the Dáil as being composed of both the AAA and the PBP.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has expressed confidence the Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit group will succeed in having (...)

James McClean celebrates after slotting home a penalty  in the friendly international against Slovakia at the Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Republic of Ireland 2 Slovakia 2 If Slovakia really left thinking that this is typical of what they can expect from England and Wales in June then th(...)

Part of the drugs haul seized from a premises at Coolquay, The Ward, Co Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Cocaine with an estimated street value of €500,000 was seized during the search of a premises at Coolquay, The Ward, Co Dublin on Sunday. Gardaí say(...)

Easter Rising time: Fiona Shaw, presenter of Seven Women

Just as unread books pile up beside the bed, their pristine spines staring accusingly, I wonder if it’s going to be the same with 1916 programmes. So (...)

George Redmond: he spent much of his retirement under investigation for corruption by the planning tribunal and the Criminal Assets Bureau, throughout which he maintained his innocence.

George Redmond was a man of considerable ability and intelligence who had “an unshakeable belief in himself,” mourners at the funeral of the former as(...)

 The scales (statue) of justice, on the roof of the Four Courts  in Dublin
Judgments: Key cases in brief

Unmarried co-habitee awarded significant damages arising from death of partner as result of poor medical care Barry v Health Service Executive [2015](...)

Neil Middleton: publisher and left-wing activist

Neil Middleton, who has died aged 83, was an influential publisher, writer and Catholic thinker who made a significant contribution to religious and p(...)

David Ward and Lynsey Ivory at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A man who staged a car crash with his partner while they were pretending to be strangers as part of an attempted insurance fraud has been jaile(...)

Michael Conlan, from Belfast, with his daughter Luisne (three months) and the gold medal he won in the Boxing world championship in Doha, at Dublin Airport, Friday, October 16th, 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

We live in a golden age of Irish boxing - and none more golden than the medal around the neck of new world champion Michael Conlan. He was greeted at(...)

Had Joe Ward opted to throw caution to the wind from the opening bell of his World Championship light-heavyweight final bout he may have become Ire(...)