Row centres on correspondence between Nama nd Independent TD Mick Wallace   Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

State assets agency Nama said on Thursday that independent TD Mick Wallace had falsely accused it of lying to him in his latest claims about i(...)

The Christmas bonus will be distributed to recipients next week, Tanaiste Joan Burton has said. Photograph: Thinkstock

The Christmas bonus will be distributed to recipients next week, Tanaiste Joan Burton has said. Ms Burton signed an order on Monday allowing for pensi(...)

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said low and middle income earners needed to be prioritised.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Labour will reduce but not abolish the Universal Social Charge for those earning over €100,000, the party said on Monday. Tanaiste Joan Burton and Min(...)

Labour leader Joan  Burton said the Eighth Amendment should be repealed and abortion made available in cases of fatal foetal abnormality, threats to the life of the mother or very serious health complications for the mother and in cases of rape and incest. File photograph: Getty Images

Tánaiste Joan Burton has expressed confidence that if Labour is returned to office after the next general election, the party will be in a position to(...)

The stage at the Tallaght Person of the Year awards. Philip Preston was named Tallaght Person of the Year on Friday. Photograph: Tallaght Community Council

A Tallaght man who faces charges over an anti-water charges protest targeting Tánaiste Joan Burton last November has won his local community’s 32nd Pe(...)

Economist and broadcaster David McWilliams at the forum in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Attracting Irish emigrants back to Ireland will be key to sustaining our economic recovery, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. Opening the fourth Global(...)

Thomas Pringle said  Irish fishermen account for less than 20 per cent of fish caught in Irish waters every year. Photograph: Chris Furlong/Getty Images

Factory super trawlers were damaging the livelihoods of fishermen off the west and northwest coasts, Independent Donegal South West TD Thomas Pringle(...)

 Tanaiste Joan Burton: claimed Fianna Fáil was ‘not in the game at all’ when it came to the election. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There were sharp exchanges in the Dáil in a row over mortgage interest rates when Tánaiste Joan Burton told Fianna Fáil’s Barry Cowen he should “shut (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he had been briefed this morning by  the national security committee. Photograph: Collins

The Government is prepared to send additional Irish troops to Mali or Lebanon in order to relieve French soldiers who will be sent to fight Islamic St(...)

Willie O’Dea: “Currently an absent parent can only be pursued until the child has reached aged seven”

Absent parents can no longer be pursued for child maintenance after the age of seven because of the unintended consequence of legislation to cut the a(...)