The Elixir of Love is indicative of the scale of production the OTC would liketo do more of

In the 1980s, the Arts Council decided that Ireland needed to move beyond the kind of opera tours with piano that had been offered by Irish Nationa(...)

Monica Leech: her lawyers said the €1.87 million award should stand given the serious nature of the defamation. Photograph: Eric Luke

A €1.87 million libel award to communications consultant Monica Leech was so disproportionately high it should be set aside, the Supreme Court (...)

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Here, some key players in and observers of the 2004 smoking ban – including Micheál Martin, who was minister for health; Prof Luke Clancy, a leadin(...)

Ivor Callely’s political career had ground to a halt long before his conviction in Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. But his guilty plea on charge(...)

Waterford city’s  famed Viking Triangle 1:05

Waterford bills itself as Ireland’s oldest city. Founded in 914 by Regnall, a Viking adventurer, whose name lives on in Reginald’s Tower, its g(...)

Jimmy Deenihan: left the National Concert Hall without a chair for a couple of months, and he has allowed the same situation to arise at the Arts Council. Photograph: Dave Meehan

You remember those terrible days and weeks when the last Fianna Fáil-led coalition floundered as if it were hell-bent on prompting someone to come up (...)

Phil Hogan, Minister for the Environment speaks to media as Irish Water controversy continues. Photograph: Alan Betson/Irish Times

The case of Irish Water and its consultancy costs isn’t unique in the political context but this type of process controversy is the first to have affe(...)

Beware of the “accidental IT manager”. That’s the warning from Microsoft Ireland, which has published a report showing that 66 per cent of Irish small(...)

KMK Metals Recycling Ltd won the tender for scrapping the e-voting machines in June last year, signing a contract with the Department of the Environment to dismantle and recycle the State’s 7,600 e-voting machines after agreeing to pay the State €70,267.

At least somebody has profited from the State’s €55 million waste of public money on the e-voting machine project.KMK Metals managing director Kurk Ky(...)

 Minister of State Jan O’Sullivan: confirmed a new planning regulator would be provided for in an autumn Bill.  Photograph: Eric Luke

The first steps towards a new regional development plan are under way, the Minister of State for Planning has said. Jan O’Sullivan told The Irish Time(...)