‘While Gerry Adams and Mary Lou like playing hard to get, they aren’t categorically ruling out future advances.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

It’s becoming like a dysfunctional dating agency in the Dáil. People in Fine Gael making cow eyes at Fianna Fáil and elements in Fianna Fáil batting (...)

The Sex Workers Alliance  criticised the new Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill at a candlelit vigil outside Leinster House.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Government’s new laws for prostitution will endanger sex workers and do nothing to reduce sex trafficking, representatives of the Sex Workers Alli(...)

People  at a candlelight vigil outside the Dáil to remember Jonathan Corrie who was found dead in a doorway on Molesworth Street in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times 2:21

The ceremony to turn on the Christmas tree outside Leinster House was postponed tonight as a mark of respect to the homeless man who died in a doorwa(...)

A section of the Leinster House complex was evacuated this evening because of an electrical fault. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A section of the Leinster House complex was evacuated this evening because of an electrical fault.Labour TD Pat Rabbitte was one of the first people t(...)

Taxi driver Christopher Gorman from Glasnevin takes part in a protest on Molesworth Street outside the Dail in mid-January 2014. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Over 300 taxi drivers protested in Dublin city centre this afternoon against a proposal to remove the right of drivers to advertise on their ve(...)

Martin Murphy, chairman of JobBridge and managing director of Hewlett Packard Ireland, has defended the internship scheme. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

The chairman of JobBridge has defended the internship scheme following claims it is being abused by employers. Martin Murphy, who is also managing dir(...)

Leinster House. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

It was the Taj Mahjal of the mint humbug, the Southfork of the chocolate snowball, the Buckingham Palace of the fruit pastille.The notorious Leinster (...)