Pearse Doherty: “We will stop water charges and abolish the family home tax.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has claimed that Taoiseach Enda Kenny is trying to distract politicians and media by toying with the idea of a November election. The party (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny who discussed the timing of the general election with  Tánaiste Joan Burton on Thursday. Photograph: Collins 1:00

Taoiseach Enda Kenny again on Thursday declined to shut down growing speculation that he will opt to hold the general election in November. Speaking (...)

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly is to discuss a proposal to increase the supply of housing with the Taoiseach and Michael Noonan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times.

Landlords will have to give three-months notice before raising rents or evicting tenants under new measures proposed by Minister for the Environment A(...)

The community programme of the 1916 commemorations will be launched by Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Joan Burton at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More than 1,800 events have been confirmed for next year’s Easter Rising commemorations. The public’s response to a call for events to be organised (...)

Mick Wallace said in the Dáil that a insider in Dublin collaborated with the US firm. Photograph: PA

Independent TD Mick Wallace has claimed the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) was involved in ensuring US investor Cerberus acquired the 800-pro(...)

The only new tax increase to be announced by the Minister for Finance Michael Noonan will be an increase in the price of tobacco.

An increase by at least 20 cent on the price of a packet of 20 cigarettes is likely to be the only tax increase announced by Minister for Finance Mi(...)

The Statue of Liberty, New York. File photograph: Getty Images

The number of Irish students travelling to the US on J1 work visas could fall by up to 80 per cent if they are forced to find jobs before they travel (...)

Workday delivers financial management, human capital management, and analytics applications via the cloud

California-headquartered software company Workday has announced plans to hire an additional 200 workers in Ireland over the next three years. This is (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin again called for a commission of investigation into the controversial “Project Eagle” sale to a US investment company, concluded in 2014.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

A “group of shadowy individuals was stitching up” a deal on the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) sale of the loans on 800 properties in Norther(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny addressing the Oireactas banking inquiry in July.

The Oireachtas banking inquiry was a pillar of the political reform promised in the Fine Gael-Labour programme for Government in 2011. That document c(...)