The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including East Antrim – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Expect to see the presence of Nigel Farage in some of the towns of East Antrim, such as Larne and Carrickfergus, during the Northern Ireland Assembly(...)

The remains of John Stewart (54) were discovered at an address near Clanbrassil Street in the south inner city last Thursday.  Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances of the death of a man whose body was found at an apartment in Dublin last week. The remains of John Stewa(...)

Mick Power and his wife:  they are using homestay.com to attract older foreign students, or graduates who come to Dublin for an internship, typically in their 20s and 30s

The recent announcement from the Revenue Commissioners that Airbnb hosts must account for their tax or face penalties has struck fear into the heart o(...)

A file photo  of the scene in Glasgow  after a bin lorry crashed into a group of pedestrians. Photograph: PA

The driver of a runaway bin lorry that killed six people had suffered a blackout at the wheel years before, an inquiry has heard. Harry Clarke lost co(...)

Brightening up: the second series of The Village happily fills the Sunday-drama slot

On foot of all the coverage around Robin Williams’s sad passing, the only thing I wanted to watch this week was Mork & Mindy. Could it really have(...)

“Revenue’s view is that, on an ongoing basis, a business should assess the integrity of its supply chain, customers, suppliers and goods,” says John Stewart of Deloitte.

New guidelines from the Revenue Commissioners place too much responsibility on businesses to police VAT fraud perpetrated by others, according to a t(...)

A file image of people queuing outside the Bishop Street Social Welfare Office in Dublin. The latest CSO Live Register figures show a continuing decline in the numbers claiming welfare benefits. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Ireland’s unemployment rate continued to fall during the month of October, dipping below the 400,000 mark for the first time in four years but still “(...)

Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed says there is a perception thatanybody who is unemployed is entitled to all benefits. Photograph: Frank Miller

Just 11 per cent of people on jobseekers’ allowance also receive rent supplement, the Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) has stated.(...)

INOU coordinator John Stewart, Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton and INOU chairwoman Ann Fergus. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí

The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed (INOU) has warned against any cuts to the primary rate of social welfare.Speaking at an event attend(...)