Catherine Murphy:  says she will discuss the matter   later with Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has said the composition of the Dáil technical group should be raised with the Committee on Procedure and Privileges an(...)

Scotch Hall mixed-use development in Drogheda

Property company Melcorpo will officially open its €6 million multi-screen cinema complex at Drogheda Town Centre tonight, 18 months ahead of a rival (...)

The Taoiseach  said Sinn Féin leader Gerry  Adams (above) would have had extensive contacts with IRA members over many years. “Some of those contacts will know exactly who was involved in Guildford and who was involved in Birmingham,’’ he added. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams should use his IRA contacts and help reveal those responsible for the bombing of pubs in Gu(...)

JACK FAGANCommercial Property EditorThe freehold interest in Eyre Square shopping centre in Galway as well as a range of shops and retail units are to(...)

 Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with members of his party, Sinn Féin TDs and Independent TDs. after the Oposition parties withdrew from the Dáil yesterday in protest over the Government’s  handling of the water service Bill. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The legislation paving the way for water metering passed all stages in the Dáil amid controversy and a walkout by the Opposition.Independent TD for Ro(...)

 Luke “Ming” Flanagan. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has called an emergency meeting of the Dail’s Committee on Procedure and Privileges (CPP) today following an incident in (...)

Gardaí James Hanley, James Rowan, Joe Hayes, John Reilly and Padraic Mc Weeney who were awarded medals for bravery. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For the 21 people honoured at the National Bravery Awards yesterday, the tranquil atmosphere of Farmleigh House was a world removed from the dramatic (...)

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has said material is being leaked to the media to blacken his name. Photograph: Frank Miller

Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett has said material is being leaked to the media to blacken his name in the ongoing controversy over the appointment of a n(...)

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has claimed that media leaks about his involvement in the appointment of a new Dail Clerk represent an attempt to blacken his name. Screengrab: Dáil

Ceann Comhairle Sean Barrett has claimed that media leaks about his involvement in the appointment of a new Dáil Clerk represent an attempt to blacken(...)

Reform Alliance members Lucinda Creighton and Billy Timmons photographed outside Buswells Hotel at the weekend. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

On one of his very rare one-on-one media interviews on RTE’s Morning Ireland yesterday, Taoiseach Enda Kenny gave a lesson in political ambivalence th(...)