An artist’s impression of the proposed incinerator in Cork Harbour

The proposal to build an €160 million waste incinerator in Cork Harbour could pose serious problems in terms of transporting residue ash from the fac(...)

A file image of former Green Party TD Dan Boyle  who is hoping the Welsh Green Party can secure seats this week. Photograph: The Irish Times

Former Green Party TD Dan Boyle hopes the Welsh Green Party can win seats in the Welsh Assembly elections which take place on Thursday. Mr Boyle, a G(...)

The Fianna Fail negotiating team of Barry Cowan, Jim O’Callaghan, Michael McGrath, Charlie McConalogue outside Trinity College Dublin Friday evening after talks with Fine Gael on forming a government concluded. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The agreement reached between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to facilitate the election of Enda Kenny as Taoiseach next week should act as a blueprint for (...)

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are at odds over the wording of legislation to give effect to an agreement reached on Irish Water. Billy Kelleher, a Fianna Fáil TD, has criticised Fine Gael’s Leo Varadkar for saying the suspension of the water charges is wrong. Photograph: Collins.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil expect an agreement on support for the formation of a minority government to be reached on Friday despite continued tension (...)

Lynn Ruane, president of Trinity College Students Union, with her daughters Jaelynne and Jordanne. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

NUI Former minister for justice Michael McDowell was the first to be elected to the Seanad on the National University of Ireland panel. He was elec(...)

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has been replaced on Cork City Council. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has been replaced on Cork City Council when councillors voted overwhelmingly for the AAA/ People Before(...)

A Prince fan carries her dog past a sea of purple balloons and flowers at a memorial wall outside the Paisley Park compound in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 23rd, 2016. Photograph: Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty Images

Prince’s sister is not “business savvy” enough to handle the rights to her brother’s vast music catalogue, his former manager has said, amid reports (...)

Mick Barry was elected to the Dáil as a Cork North Central constituency TD in February when he ran on the AAA-PBP platform. File photograph: Antiausterityalliance.ie

The current legislation governing the filling of vacancies on local authorities needs to be amended to cover a situation that has arisen in Cork cause(...)

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 (...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed waste-to-energy facility

A Cork environmental group has accused An Bord Pleanála of unfairness after it refused to defer an oral hearing into a proposed €160 million incinerat(...)