Green Party leader Eamon Ryan said controversy surrounding senior Fine Gael strategist and lobbyist Frank Flannery illustrated the existence of culture  of cronyism.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/Irish Times

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has accused the Coalition Government of fostering a culture of cronyism and inside influence. In his leader’s add(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has taken a gamble by standing in Europe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / Irish Times

After about a year of entering government back in 2007 the Greens realised their status had changed from being coalition partners to being acce(...)

David Healy: ‘It’s dawned on me that it’s time for a new challenge. The career is over and it’s time to move on’. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s record goalscorer David Healy has announced his retirement from professional football. The 34-year-old has been without a club sin(...)

Greenpeace International Executive Director Kumi Naidoo (centre  back), Pan African Climate Justice Alliance Secretary General Mithika Mwenda (second right) and International Trade Union Confederation General Secretary Sharan Burrow (second left) walk out of the UN Climate Change Conferencein Warsaw, Poland.

Non-governmental organisations from across the globe, including Irish observers, staged a mass walk-out from the UN’s 19th climate change conference (...)

It is the most widely used anti-depressant in history, has entered into our cultural lexicon and was perhaps the only pharmaceutical to ever be(...)