A garda outside the Regency Airport Hotel over the weekend, after the shooting of David Byrne on February 5th. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

In the wake of the fatal shooting at the Regency Hotel, the criminal links of the young man shot dead and those who targeted him have focused attentio(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett at the launch of his election campaign in Dun Laoghaire.

The Anti Austerity Alliance and People Before Profit (AAA-PBP) announced something of a merger last year to campaign on a platform of opposition to wa(...)

Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton: defended the Government’s record on worker protection. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Increasing numbers of “rogue employers” are behaving like the owners of Clerys department store by setting up shelf companies and leaving workers wit(...)

The recently united Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit grouping is split on whether its voters should transfer to Sinn Féin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The recently united Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit grouping is split on whether its voters should transfer to Sinn Féin in the general e(...)

Independent TD Shane Ross sought the appointment of a “crony’’ to a State board in the lifetime of the current Dáil, Labour TD Arthur Spring has claimed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Independent TD Shane Ross sought the appointment of a “crony’’ to a State board in the lifetime of the current Dáil, Labour TD Arthur Spring has clai(...)

Mick Wallace is facing an application in the Commercial Court for a €2 million summary judgment from the Promontoria (Aran) Ltd fund. Photograph: Eric Luke

A former government minister and an entire Dáil committee are among the names featuring in the Four Courts lists in the opening law term of 2016. W(...)

 Joan Collins TD pictured speaking to media outside Dublin District Court. Photograph:  Collins Courts

United Left TD Joan Collins and 10 co-defendants will face trial in February on public order charges arising out of an anti-Irish Water protes(...)

Joan Collins TD and Paul Murphy TD after they appeared in court in connection to water charges protests. Photograph: Courts

Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy is to face a jury trial accused of false imprisonment of Tánaiste Joan Burton during the Jobstown anti water ch(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams: his party  was one of the first out of the blocks this week to announce it was signing up to Right2Change

What is the left-wing alliance announced this week? A number of organisations and individuals involved in the anti-water charges movement, which op(...)

Mary Lou McDonald:  Denied move was an act of “desperation” by Sinnn Féin. Photograph: The Irish Times

A union leader behind the policy principles that form the basis for a left-wing voting pact has urged parties and TDs not to take an a la carte app(...)