Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the scene of a fire at a halting site in Carrickmines, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Traveller families in dozens of halting sites across the State face fire-safety risks due to overcrowding and poor maintenance, campaigners have warne(...)

 John O’Leary entering Leinster house in 1967. File photograph: Jimmy McCormack/The Irish Times

Former Fianna Fáil TD for Kerry South and minister of state John O’Leary has died aged 82. He represented Kerry South from 1966 to 1997, holding the r(...)

Fianna Fáil TD Willie O’Dea: has criticised the United States, saying it is violating the human rights of two Irish children whose father was killed on August 3rd. Photograph: Frank Miller

The human rights of two Irish children at the centre of a custody battle in the US are being violated in the “most appalling” manner, Fianna Fáil TD (...)

Former Fianna Fáil minister of state John O’Leary  has claimed a meeting he had with Charlie Haughey led him to believe the former taoiseach was aware of the tapping of journalists’ telephones

A former Fianna Fáil minister of state has claimed a meeting he had with Charlie Haughey led him to believe the former taoiseach was aware of the tapp(...)

A Cork auctioneer has failed in his legal challenge to a rates bill of over €100,000 in respect a series of properties which he owned but which he was unable to rent due to a collapse in the letting market.

A Cork auctioneer has failed in his legal challenge to a rates bill of over €100,000 in respect a series of properties which he owned but which he was(...)

Mountain View centre in Newbridge: inspectors said some staff lacked mandatory training and sufficient safeguards to prevent potential abuse of vulnerable residents.

A residential centre for people with disabilities, run by the head of a Health Service Executive inquiry into abuse at the Áras Attracta care centre (...)

 John Lynch who died along with this partner Kevin Devine Crete.

Tribute has been paid to the late John Lynch by colleague John Finucane, principal clarinet with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra and founder of th(...)

Kevin Devine  (left) and John Lynch  drowned while swimming on the Greek island of Crete on Friday evening. Tribute have been paid today to Mr Lynch, a member of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

RTÉ has paid tribute to a member of its National Symphony Orchestra who drowned along with his partner on the Greek island of Crete at the weekend. Th(...)

The Downing Street Declaration represents an enduring legacy of former Taoiseach Albert Reynolds because it formally affirmed the right of the Irish p(...)

The Supreme Court has ruled that the wife and children of businessman Philip Lynch are entitled to a further hearing to determine whether AIB is entit(...)