Former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro: shook her head briefly when asked if a resolution had been reached. Photograph: PA

José Mourinho and his former club Chelsea may be heading for a public employment tribunal after lawyers apparently failed to reach a settlement with t(...)

In writing a few years ago about mandatory gender quotas – of which she did not approve – former Fianna Fáil minister Mary O’Rourke was not pretending(...)

Vodafone investors finally put out of their misery. Photograph: PA Wire

Vodafone finally moved this week to put hundreds of thousands of one-time stock market investors out of their misery. It’s all a far cry from 1999 w(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the party’s ardfheis, at Citywest in Dublin: “There will be no auction politics, no uncommitted promises.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The first major clash of the election campaign has been sparked by a Fianna Fáil proposal to have its promises to the electorate independently costed.(...)

Former Chelsea first-team doctor Eva Carneiro accompanied by her husband Jason De Carteret (left) leaving Croydon employment tribunal in London yesterday. Photograph: Leon Neal/AFP/Getty Images

The former Chelsea team doctor Eva Carneiro will continue her legal battle against the Premier League club after failing to reach a settlement at the (...)

Independent candidate Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran: “I’m sick of watching people suffer since 2009 and everything we’ve been promised is a failure.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Politicians prefer to canvass with the sun on their backs, but that appears unlikely in 2016 when an early spring election will follow the floods that(...)

Gary McGann, chairman of Paddy Power: ‘It’s people, the talent you left embedded, that’s what matters most.’ Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Gary McGann strolls around the president’s room at the RDS, pointing to familiar faces from decades-old photographs on the walls. “Ah, I know him t(...)

Noel Dempsey: Electorate will decide and Fianna Fáil and others could then look at the options that are open to consideration. Photograph: The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil elders are divided on whether the party should join a coalition as the junior party after the next election, which would raise the prospec(...)

The family of the late Brian Lenihan has strongly criticised Jean Claude Trichet for comments he made about the former Minister for Finance. Mary O’Rourke (above) said she believed Mr Lenihan’s version of events over that of the former European Central Bank President.

The family of the late Brian Lenihan has strongly criticised Jean Claude Trichet for comments he made about the former Minister for Finance.Mary O’Rou(...)

John McGuinness, Fianna Fáil’s senior man in the Carlow-Kilkenny constituency, has jetted off to the Canaries for a week in the sun as the party’s byelection campaign is getting into gear. Photograph: David Sleator

The Government fired the starting gun for the Carlow-Kilkenny byelection on Wednesday. It’s all hands to the pumps for the political parties. E(...)