Dr Maurice Hayes called for “the transfer of substantial powers and responsibilities to a reinvigorated local government”. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

Ireland’s political difficulties are compounded by a “lack of engagement” by the electorate and especially by the young, the MacGill Summer School ha(...)

Nama is financing a €20 million development at Scotch Hall in Drogheda, Co Louth, consisting of eight new cinema screens and 50,000sq ft of shops

Nama changed the terms of a bidding process that it ran to select the operator of a proposed cinema that the State assets agency is backing wit(...)

Stephen Carroll  pictured with his sons  Keelan (left) and  Senan.

Thieves who stole engraved watches left by a dying father in Co Louth to his two young sons have been asked to “to give them back”.They were specially(...)