Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has been replaced on Cork City Council. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has been replaced on Cork City Council when councillors voted overwhelmingly for the AAA/ People Before(...)

Ictu’s Patricia King Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The_Irish_Times

The head of Ireland’s largest trade union movement has called on companies to use increasing profit margins to rectify “wage stagnation and wage cuts”(...)

Handout photo of Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil Leader Micheál Martin during an  RTÉ Prime Time debate.

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are making preparations over the weekend for intensified discussion next week to resolve the crisis developing from the fail(...)

Mick Barry was elected to the Dáil as a Cork North Central constituency TD in February when he ran on the AAA-PBP platform. File photograph: Antiausterityalliance.ie

The current legislation governing the filling of vacancies on local authorities needs to be amended to cover a situation that has arisen in Cork cause(...)

Mick  Barry TD is confident the AAA-PBP has the power to nominate his replacement to Cork City Council, explaining the merged party has been recognised by the Register of the Dáil as being composed of both the AAA and the PBP.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry has expressed confidence the Anti-Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit group will succeed in having (...)

Just one Independent TD - Michael Lowry - supported Enda Kenny in the Dáil vote for taoiseach on Wednesday afternoon. As expected, the acting Taoisea(...)

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has chosen Fiona Ryan to replace newly elected Cork North Central TD Mick Barry on Cork City Council. Photograph: Facebook.

The Anti-Austerity Alliance has chosen its unsuccessful Cork South Central general election candidate to replace newly elected Cork North Central TD M(...)

Former minister of state Kathleen Lynch. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Labour minister of state Kathleen Lynch warned her party colleagues against introducing water charges, saying it could lead to a major backlash(...)

Maura Healy-Rae will be co-opted to take the council seat of her father Danny, centre, and join her brother Johnny, left, on Kerry County Council. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

Dozens of vacancies in local authorities created by the election of councillors to the 32nd Dáil are to be filled this week. The new councillors will(...)

Joe Higgins with AAA/People Before Profit TD Mick Barry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

It may be Trotsky rather than Mao that inspires the AAA but when Cork left winger, Mick Barry takes his seat as a AAA/People Before Profit TD in Dáil (...)