Independent TD Catherine Murphy launched a scathing attack in the Dáil on the Government’s handling of legislation dealing with water services

Independent TD Catherine Murphy launched a scathing attack in the Dáil on the Government’s handling of legislation dealing with water services. She sa(...)

Denis O’Brien:   He  has also initiated a lawsuit against the Houses of the Oireachtas Commission and the State arising from the Dáil utterances relating to his banking affairs with IBRC. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Almost seven weeks after it was first slated for broadcast, RTÉ has published its story about Denis O’Brien’s request for an extension from IBRC on l(...)

A planned RTÉ broadcast about the banking affairs between businessman Denis O’Brien and State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation may proceed in part as a result of orders made by the High Court on Wednesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

A planned RTÉ broadcast about the banking affairs between businessman Denis O’Brien and State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation may proceed in p(...)

 Shane Ross: “I’m not suggesting that whoever is appointed eventually is flawed”, but “everybody in this House knows that those who are going to sit in judgment in such tribunals are political appointees”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The practice of appointing judges to head commissions of inquiry was questioned in the Dáil on Wednesday. Independent TD Shane Ross asked: “Is (...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien should not be permitted to maintain a “sword of Damocles” over the media by leaving in place an injunction restraining RTÉ and other media publishing issues relating to his banking relationship with State-owned Irish Bank Resolution Corporation, the High Court has been told. 5:15

The High Court will rule on Friday on RTÉ’s application to fully discharge an injunction restraining publication of certain information relating to th(...)

Mr Justice Donald Binchy clarified on Tuesday that the injunction was not intended to block the reporting of comments made by Independent TD Catherine Murphy in the Dáil about Mr O’Brien’s financial affairs. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A High Court hearing on a temporary injunction preventing RTÉ from reporting on Denis O’Brien’s banking affairs is due to resume on Wednesday. The br(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: he told the committee the proposals to establish domestic mitigation targets did not take into account the legally-binding targets already imposed on Ireland by the EU

Amendments seeking the removal of four State-backed agencies from the new expert group on climate change have been ruled out of order by the Oireac(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said it was not for him to discuss any individual company’s business. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended his refusal to recall the Dáil last week to discuss the controversy surrounding the Irish Bank Resolution Corporati(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has defended his refusal to recall the Dáil last week to discuss the controversy surrounding the Irish Bank Resolution Corporatio(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Monday the investigation would be worthless without examining the role of the department and the Minister. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said he wants to build as much consensus as possible with the Opposition on the commission of investigation in(...)