Gerry Adams TD: “In fairness, he was going to pay and he changed his mind,” said Fine Gael TD Ray Butler.

A modest contribution? That’s what the Taoiseach kept talking about yesterday.You don’t get many of those in the Dáil.But Enda wasn’t suggesting a sha(...)

 Government sources argue there is no single reason for the increase in road deaths  again last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Road users are most likely to lose their lives in counties where the fewest penalty points have been issued, official figures indicate. An Iris(...)

A Garda issues a speeding ticket  near Ashbourne, Co Meath. Photograph: Frank Miller

Road fatalities tend to be higher in counties with a lower rate of penalty points, new analysis shows. A regional breakdown of penalty points s(...)

A screen-grab of the home page of oblivious.ie – a politics website operated by a group of transition year students from St Attracta’s CS, Tubbercurry in Sligo

A survey of almost 250 students across four secondary schools has found that politicians are trusted by only one in 10 teenagers. The majority of thos(...)

The Land League said up to 120 people had joined a  demonstration outside Roscommon courthouse (above) last week and the group  expected at least a similar figure in Castlebar on Monday. Photograph:  Gary Ashe/Allpix.

The Land League, a movement claiming to support families threatened with the loss of their homes through repossession, plans to step up its campaign (...)

Two men are being detained in Trim Garda Station following the discovery of a firearm and ammunition in a house in Co Meath

Gardaí arrested two men on Saturday after a pistol and ammunition were recovered in a house in Co Meath.The two men (aged 19 and 31) were arrested af(...)

“You’re completely devoid of human feeling,” he goes. “It’s people like you who made this country great for a little while – and who’ll make it great for a little while again.”

JP’s old man can’t take his eyes off me. I’m like, “What?”He’s there, “I just want to be sure you’re not a mirage.”I laugh, even though I’ve no idea w(...)

A 33-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged over a €37,000 St Patrick’s Day drugs seizure on. Photograph: Getty Images/Comstock Images

A 33-year-old man has been remanded on bail after he was charged in connection with a €37,000 drugs seizure by gardaí on the main Cork-Dublin motorway(...)

Astro Teller, who oversees Google X, speaks of driverless cars at South by Southwest Interactive. Photograph:  Reuters/Laura Buckman

Now in its 22nd year, the SXSW Interactive event opened the overall festival in Austin with a smorgasbord of tech, business, science, gaming etc. At (...)

Mickey Newman slotted eight points for Meath in their draw with Laois. Photograph: Inpho

Meath 0-13 Laois 0-13Meath squandered a seven point second half lead and had to rely on a late Eamon Wallace point to give them the share of the spoil(...)