The Irish Times Women’s Podcast named director Louise Ní Fhiannachta as the recipient of the inaugural Irish Times Women’s Podcast Woman To Watch Award. Photograph: Roisín Ingle via Twitter

The Irish Times Women’s Podcast named director Louise Ní Fhiannachta as the recipient of the inaugural Irish Times Women’s Podcast Woman To Watch Awar(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at Herb Street Cafe, Grand Canal, Dublin, ahead of the election. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin TD David Cullinane said the possibility of the Labour party considering re-entering coalition was a “nightmare” government scenario that “wi(...)

I pop in to see the old man, just to check on him. Well, let’s be honest, I pop in to see him because I need money. But I don’t do my usual thing of (...)

Former “Irish Times” editor Conor Brady: “How do we pay for good journalism as distinct from ‘infotainment’ and recycled celebrity news?” he asked the ongoing Women in Media conference   in Ballybunion. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The challenges facing women in leadership roles in the media today are “immense”, according to former Irish Times editor Conor Brady. Opening the fo(...)

Kieran Mulvey said the amount of money paid to entry grade levels for the professions was ‘a problem that comes back to bite you after a while’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The chief executive of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) has called for the Lansdowne Road agreement to be “revisited” if teachers, gardaí or n(...)

Workplace Relations Commission chair Kieran Mulvey.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The row between the chief executive of the Workplace Relations Commission (WRC) and Siptu president Jack O’Connor is a “sideshow” to the Luas dispute,(...)

’We are going to Borgen the bejaysus out of you bunch of Scandi-loving ingrates’ Photograph: Mike Kolloffel MAG TV

I am sorry, but we are going to have to have another election. There seems to have been a terrible mistake. You have once again failed your political (...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin  meets potential voters  in a cafe in Walkinstown, Dublin  while out canvassing for support ahead of the general  election this Friday. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

The final televised debate of the general election campaign will on Tuesday night see the leaders of the four main parties attempt to shore up their v(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has rejected criticisms from former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis over the stance taken by to debt relief during the Greek bailout crisis. Photograph: AFP

Former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis was “making excuses for his own failure”, when he criticised Ireland’s approach to debt relief during t(...)

Senator Averil Power favours strong colours on the plinth. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Appearances matter; and at certain times they matter more. With an election coming up, clothes can be a silent yet powerful visual language, a w(...)