A senior AIB official said was not given a reason at the time of his suspension from the bank in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A senior official in AIB’s Galway business centre was given ten minutes to clear his desk and “frog-marched” from the building, the Employment Appeals(...)

Joe McHugh: “This bottom-up approach is also Unesco’s favoured policy.” Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

There were sharp exchanges in the Seanad when Minister of State Joe McHugh said there was little prospect of getting Irish monastic sites on the Unesc(...)

Ten people lost their lives on Glenamuck Road South, Carrickmines, Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins

The funerals of the 10 people who died in a fire at a temporary halting site in south Dublin last weekend, will take place next week. The remains of t(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive, Glanamuck Road, Carrickmines on 14th October. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Local authority officials have described ongoing talks with residents of a south Dublin housing estate over plans for an emergency halting site for th(...)

The scene at Rockville Drive off the Glanamuck Road where a digger was blocked from entering a site on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Housing officials from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will on Wednesday meet residents of a Carrickmines estate who say they do not want a grou(...)

The Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh has cancelled the tender procedure which could have awarded the Aran Island air service to a helicopter company from October

Minister of State for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh has cancelled the tender procedure which could have awarded the Aran Island air service to a helicop(...)

An image from Inis Mór, the largest of the Aran Islands.  Island residents have called on the Minister for the Gaeltacht  to reconsider the decision to award the air service contract for the islands to a helicopter firm in  east Galway. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Aran Island residents have called on Minister for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh to reconsider the decision to award the State’s air service contract for th(...)

Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs, Joe McHugh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Comments made by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, in which he outlined his reasons for appointing a non-Irish speaker to the post of Minister of State for Gae(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: criticised over comments he made about the use of Irish in Gaeltacht areas. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Comments made by Taoiseach Enda Kenny in a radio documentary in which he disputed the decline of Irish as a spoken language in the Gaeltacht and outli(...)

New sonar images of the Lusitania have been produced by members of the Infomar (Integrated Mapping For the Sustainable Development of Ireland’s Marine Resource) team at the Geological Survey of Ireland and the National Monuments Service of the Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht.

New seabed imaging of the RMS Lusitania has been released ahead of the centenary of its sinking by torpedo on May 7th, 1915. The sonar images have bee(...)