Chairman of the PAC John McGuinness said it was extraordinary that families were being forced to sleep in hotels after leaving rental accommodation. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A report by the Comptroller and Auditor General discovered “significant issues” with internal fraud measures in two social welfare offices in 2013, an(...)

Former Ulster Bank executives Michael Torpey (left) and Robert Gallagher speaking at the Oireachtas banking inquiry on Thursday

The former head of corporate markets at Ulster Bank told the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry today that he has “no doubt” that the domestic Irish financial(...)

The association representing gardaí who arrested Clare Daly TD on suspicion of drunk driving has strongly rejected an allegation they failed to co-ope(...)

The Samsung Pay system is  demonstrated at Mobile World Congress

“Mobile commerce just got a lot more interesting,” Visa executive vice-president Jim McCarthy said in response to Samsung Pay.Samsung unveiled the new(...)

“To a degree Ireland has managed to persuade people to locate activities in the IFSC here in Dublin, which are satellite activities for things that are going on in London”

A British exit from the European Union could irrevocably damage Ireland’s agricultural trade with Britain and cause an outflow of business from Dubli(...)

“If the British left and we didn’t that could be very awkward for the Border counties because you could end up with passport controls and passport inspections at that frontier”

Irish financial services and agricultural exports could sustain a major hit if Britain were to vote to leave the EU, according to economist Colm McCar(...)

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago by a jury at Cork Circuit Criminal Court.

A mother has been acquitted of dangerous driving causing death of her four-year-old daughter in a car crash two years ago.Melissa Delaney (24), who is(...)

Alan Kelly:  a more realistic time frame was that the commission would be  operational ahead of the next European and local elections, in 2019. Photograph: : Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government has committed to establish an independent electoral commission during its term of office.However, Minister for the Environment Alan Ke(...)

The sexual attack happened between 5.30am and 8am when a man entered the isolated house several miles from Sneem where the woman lived alone. Photograph: Frank Miller/Irish Times

Gardaí are questioning a 23-year-old man about the rape of a woman in her 70s in her home near Sneem in Co Kerry earlier this year.Detectives arrested(...)

Pierse Contracting, which is in liquidation, held half the shares in Mall Developments. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A joint venture involving developer Eamon Duignan and the now defunct Pierse Contracting ended last year almost €30 million in the red, according t(...)