Elizabeth Linder, Facebook’s politics and government specialist, said: ‘We’ve seen previously in other countries that conversation on Facebook has increased voter turnout.’  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Health is the number one general election issue Irish people are talking about on Facebook, according to new figures released today. Facebook, which(...)

The report by Mr Justice Nial Fennelly indicates the need for a “root and branch review” of the justice system, the Irish Council for Civil Liberties (...)

Instead of rugby or soccer, Aviva Stadium will host an American College Football  clash   in early September, 2016. Photo: Niall Carson/PA

It has been confirmed that the Aviva Stadium will host the next American Football Classic, which will take place on the first Saturday in September (...)

Cllr Maura Hopkins pictured with Taoiseach Enda Kenny. She was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection. Photograph: Fine Gael/Twitter

Cllr Maura Hopkins was last night selected as the Fine Gael candidate for the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection.A date for the election to replace fo(...)

Letter of resignation was sent by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny today.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish TimesFihive

Below is the text of the letter of resignation sent by Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence Alan Shatter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny today. An Taoi(...)

Internet company Yahoo! is to create 200 new jobs over the next 12 months. The company will announce its expansion plans later today to more th(...)