Taoiseach Enda Kenny during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland yesterday. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Ireland’s economic recovery could be jeopardised by populist politics, the Taoiseach has warned in Davos. “I would not like to think that recov(...)

For sale signs are posted outside homes in London, UK. Photographer: Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg News

Property rises in Ireland are now rising at a higher rate than anywhere else in the EU, according to figures from Eurostat. The agency’s latest proper(...)

In his High Court action, Deniss Kovalenko, with addresses at  Newcastle Road, Galway, said he was served with an exclusion order on June 17th, 2013 and removed from the State the following day.

A Latvian man convicted of raping a woman a decade ago has won his High Court challenge to his removal and exclusion from the State. Deniss Kovalenk(...)

Polish MP Anna Grodzka: she was the first transgender MP to be elected by Krakow’s voters four years ago. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Perhaps it was a sign of the times, but Leo Varadkar’s outing on RTÉ Radio made only a modest splash in the world’s media. English-language media outl(...)

Chief executive of Ask.com, Doug Leeds, says the company’s new moderation team has introduced a number of changes including the assessment of unanswered questions on the site, as well as those flagged by users. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Ask. com, the parent company of social networking site Ask.fm, has announced the formation of a new Safety Advisory Board to help prevent online bully(...)

French president Francois Hollande (centre) with heads of state at the solidarity march in Paris last Sunday against terrorism. Photograph: EPA/Philippe Wojazer

Last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris cast a dark shadow over the start of the new term in Brussels and Strasbourg, as Europe responded to the horrif(...)

Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament, said that “seventy years on from the liberation of Auschwitz we must fight for the rights of each and every human being”. Photograph: Patrick Seeger/EPA.

Seventy years after the liberation of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp Jews in the EU still fear for their safety, the president of the European (...)

 Latvian prime minister Laimdota Straujuma (left), president of the European Council Donald Tusk, President Andris Berzins and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker, during the opening event of the Latvian presidency of the EU in Riga. Photograph: EPA

Latvia’s presidency of the Council of the European Union will not be an “anti-Russian” presidency, Latvia’s minister for foreign affairs said yesterda(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned Europe that “it is time now for silence – not yet for action.” Photograph: Reuters

The European Union moved to condemn the terrorist attacks in Paris, but European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned Europe that “it is ti(...)

An estimated 60,000 citizens of other European countries are treated in the Irish health service each year as visitors use their European Health Insurance Card or a UK entitlement document. File photograph: Getty Images

Ireland has lodged substantial claims with 23 European countries in respect of the cost of treatment of their citizens by the health service here.The (...)