Sinn Féin’s Dessie Ellis introduced a Dáil debate on the Domestic Violence (Amendment) Bill to deal with an anomaly in existing legislation.

A Garda training programme on domestic violence, axed because of lack of funding, must be re-instated, the chairman of the Oireachtas justice committe(...)

Brendan Ogle of the Right to Water campaign group said anyone who could not protest peacefully should ‘stay away’ from the next protest on December 10th.

The Right to Water campaign has called for a mass mobilisation of citizens to again protest against water charges in Dublin on December 10th and has s(...)

“A fully-fledged UN mission, with Irish troops participating, could have an effective role rather than the current scattergun approach.” Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

A call has been made for the Government to reassess the effectiveness of the Defence Forces in overseas missions amid claims of a “scattergun” poli(...)

 Paul Murphy TD displays a map to highlight the locations where Right2water protests will take place, including almost 20 demonstrations scheduled for Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Organisers of a mass nationwide protest against water charges due to take place on Saturday have said they expect the turnout to exceed 100,000.Betwee(...)

Clare Daly: said an employee taken on by Hertz car hire was paid “the princely sum of €2.46 per hour for a period of months on the promise of a permanent position’’.  Photograph: Alan Betson

A total of €637,000 had been recovered in unpaid wages by the National Employment Rights Authority (Nera) up to the end of last month, Minister of Sta(...)

People taking part in the anti-water charges protest march in O’Connell Street, Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Upwards of 50,000 people marched against water charges in Dublin today in one of the largest demonstrations seen in the capital in years. The marchers(...)

The airline plans to use Boeing 787 Dreamliners on its new route from Addis Ababa to Los Angeles via Dublin. Photograph: Jenny Vaughan/AFP/Getty Images

Ethiopian Airlines plans to operate Dublin to Los Angeles and Addis Ababa services from next summer after agreeing a deal with the Government allowin(...)

Clare Daly: said the law purported to protect religions from blasphemy but it was actually encouraging division

Independent TD Clare Daly described the recital of a prayer at the beginning of Dáil business as “offensive’’.She said she did not think it had a plac(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly has claimed some of the younger Fianna Fáil TDs in Leinster House agree with her position on abortion that the eighth constitutional amendment should be removed

Independent TD Clare Daly has claimed some of the younger Fianna Fáil TDs in Leinster House agree with her position on abortion that the eighth consti(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly: claimed every Irish family had experienced abortion, although ‘some of them may not know it’. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Independent TD Clare Daly has criticised Minister for Health Leo Varadkar for saying a referendum on abortion should not take place in the run-up to a(...)