An alliance of Independent TDs attending an event in the Bridge Hotel, Tullamore on Saturday

Independent TDs in a new alliance will not strike any individual deals with political parties in exchange for supporting a government, Dublin Rathdown(...)

John and Diane Foley, parents of the murdered US journalist Jim Foley. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

John and Diane Foley laugh and smile easily. They talk a lot – in animated, excited, rapid bursts, sometimes cutting across each other, building on wh(...)

 Ireland’s Roisin McGettigan competing in the Women’s 3000m Steeplechase. Photograph:   Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Athletics Ireland have begun seeking the European Indoor bronze medal now due to Roisin McGettigan after Russia’s Anna Alminova became the latest athl(...)

 The Department of Foreign Affairs commissioned report on immigrant centre in Boston. Picture: Bryan O’Brien

A publicly funded immigrant centre based in Boston could “greatly improve” how it interacts with Irish studen(...)

Garda  Commissioner Martin Callinan at the  AGSI conference in Sligo this week.

The threat of disciplinary action against four Garda sergeants who walked out of conference speeches by Minister for Justice A(...)