President Micheal D Higgins laying a wreath to honour those who died during the Easter Rising in 1916. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister of State Brian Hayes has said he “fundamentally disagrees” with those who say members of Britain’s royal (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny clashed with Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore on Wednesday. Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has privately urged Fine Gael Ministers to maintain “cohesion” with their Labour counter(...)

Trilogy Technologies managing director Edel Creely with Taoiseach Enda Kenny.

Tech firm Trilogy Technologies is to expand its Irish operation, creating up to 30 jobs. The company, which open(...)

The Easter break will provide something of a reprieve for the Government before campaigning begins in earnest for the local and European elections in five weeks. File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

The Dáil and Seanad rise today for the Easter break, providing something of a reprieve for the Government before campaigning begins in earnest (...)

Squabbling over water

The introduction, or rather the reintroduction, of water charges was always going to be contentious. But the manner in which Minister for the E(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said the Government would continue to discuss over the next two weeks the issues outlined by Mr Hogan. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Householders are facing an average annual water charge of €240, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. He told the Dáil that th(...)

Workers install water meters outside houses in Fortlawn Estate near Blanchardstown, west Dublin, earlier this year. Picture Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin. Workers install water meters outside houses in Fortlawn Estate near Blanchardstown, west Dublin, earlier this year. Picture Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore personally clashed at yesterday’s Cabinet meeting on efforts to secure agreement on water charg(...)

 Frances Fitzgerald, said the new framework represented a challenge for the Government and society to move on from a legacy of failures and plan for a better future for our children. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has pledged to introduce a second free preschool year before the end of the decade under a new policy fr(...)

The annual standing charge for water will be €50 per house, or less, with the average yearly bill expected to come in below €300, The Irish Times has learned After years of austerity, water charges are the last big ticket item of painful adjustment

The annual standing charge for water will be €50 per house, or less, with the average yearly bill expected to come in below €300, (...)

Clare Daly: “Evidence of unlawful Garda activity towards Ian Bailey has been known by this State since 2001 and the DPP’s report.”

The Commission of Investigation into the recording of telephone calls at Garda stations will cost €2 million this year, accord(...)

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