An artist’s impression of the new Dalymount Park which would include a new realigned artificial pitch and two new stands.

Dublin City Council has produced detailed plans for the new Dalymount Park with a realignment of the pitch and a staged construction envisaged for a p(...)

The case at the centre of the row involves a woman who, as a child, was placed in a care home in the south east in 1989. She was 11 and remained there until 2009, during which period she was allegedly subject to severe abuse. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

HSE director general Tony O’Brien has promised to give a comprehensive answer to the Public Accounts Committee over accusations it lied to members in (...)

Warren Kenny (16) died after the scrambler motorbike he was riding collided with another bike in Ballyfermot  on Christmas morning. Photograph : Facebook

Friends and local residents have paid tribute to a teenager who was killed in a road collision in Dublin on Christmas day. Warren Kenny (16) died af(...)

Minister of State for Rural Economic Development Ann Phelan: Labour needs ‘real numbers’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A group of Labour TDs, including a Minister of State, has said the party should not re-enter a coalition with Fine Gael after the election if it does (...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly became emotional as he strongly defended claims he leaked information about the party to the media. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times.

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly became emotional as he strongly defended claims he leaked information about the party to the media. During an(...)

At a  meeting of the Public Accounts Committee, Jimmy Martin, assistant secretary general at the Department of Justice, said “our perception is that the judiciary didn’t view burglary as a serious offence”. File photograph: Getty Images

The Department of Justice has said there was “no question whatsoever” of one of its senior officials being made to apologise for comments that judges (...)

The Department of Health’s secretary general declined to estimate what the deficit will be by the end of the year. Photograph: File Photo/Getty Images

The health service was €325 million over budget for the first nine months of the year, the Dáil’s Public Accounts Committee has been told. Department (...)

Mary Fitzpatrick (pictured with party leader Micheál Martin) was also selected last year to run for Fianna Fáil in the European Parliament election.

Mary Fitzpatrick has been selected unopposed as Fianna Fáil’s candidate in Dublin Central for the general election. Her name was the only name that we(...)

Joe Costello TD: said voting pact with Fine Gael was ‘fraught with danger’. Photograph: David Sleator

Figures in both Fine Gael and Labour figures have indicated that co-operation between the parties in the lead-up to the general election will not exte(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said it is “not realistic” to set a figure immediately on the number of refugees Ireland can take. Photograph: Getty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said it is “not realistic” to set a figure immediately on the number of refugees Ireland can take. EU justice ministers will (...)