Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: ‘strong case’ for training fire crews to do ambulance service work. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar told the Seanad there was “a strong case’’ for training fire crews to do ambulance service work.“That makes a lot of(...)

Former Rehab Group chief execuitve Angela Kerins. File  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Rehab Group claims it is entitled to an indemnity from its former chief executive Angela Kerins in relation to defamation proceedings brought over(...)

Senator John Kelly said some water charge protesters at Wednesday’s demonstration wanted nothing but to ‘create anarchy’. File  photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Labour Senator John Kelly accused some of those on Wednesday’s protest march against water charges of thuggery.Mr Kelly said he complimented those who(...)

Mary Costello: her debut novel, Academy Street, is published by Canongate today

Mary Costello has double cause to celebrate today as on the same day that her debut novel, Academy Street, is published by Canongate, it has just b(...)

Ballincollig’s John Kelly battles Brian Shanahan of Carbery Rangers for possession in yesterday’s Cork senior football final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ballincollig showed character in abundance to capture their first Cork senior football championship title amid remarkable scenes at the end of a pulsa(...)

Newly elected TD Michael Fitzmaurice pictured with Sinn Féin candidate, Martin Kenny. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Success came swiftly on Triple Crown Saturday but, in the time-honoured style of political coronations, Michael Fitzmaurice waited until the last minu(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin insists he will lead the party into the next general election, despite an Independent candidate from outside the (...)

Newly elected Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice (right) celebrates winning the Roscommon South Leitrim byelection with MEP Luke Ming Flanagan. Photograph: Brian Farrell.

Independent candidate Michael Fitzmaurice has beaten Fianna Fáil’s Ivan Connaughton to win the Roscomm-South Leitrim byelection. Following the surpris(...)

Roscommon and South Leitrim Constituency Profile: Roscommon and South Leitrim is somewhere you sense was never quite completed when (...)

Nemo Rangers centre-back Alan Cronin: was black carded at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sundat. Photograph: Inpho

There will be a new name on the Andy Scannell Cup after Ballincollig and Carbery Rangers reached their first Cork senior football championship final (...)