Gordon D’Arcy and Aoife Cogan at the Ireland Funds Annual Fundraiser in the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin, where the former Irish Rugby International was honoured. Photograph: Collins

For the first time in 16 seasons Gordon D’Arcy will not be involved in the Six Nations rugby championship this weekend. Instead, he was honoured yest(...)

Former Fine Gael TD John Perry with Taoiseach Enda Kenny: Mr Perry  lost out at the selection convention for Sligo-North Leitrim in a close contest over weekend. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A former Fine Gael TD seeking to return to the Dáil in the constituency where party deputy John Perry lost a selection convention said he can unde(...)

Ibec economist Fergal O’Brien: Ireland not at races when it comes to personal taxation. Photograph: Eric Luke /Irish Times

Proposals to clamp down on multinational tax avoidance are unlikely to alter the amount of tax paid by companies, an Irish tax expert has claimed. Di(...)

The top earner in Irish local authorities is Dublin City Council’s chief executive Owen Keegan, who earns €175,721 a year.

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan has confirmed that there are 216 local authority staff currently earning more than €100,000 each.The top earn(...)

Chief executive of the Worldwide Ireland Funds, Kieran McLoughlin (l), Angel Regan (11) from North Belfast and Chairman of the American Ireland Fund, John Fitzpatrick on a visit to Cinemagic, a project in receipt of financial support from the Ireland Funds. Photograph: Aengus McMahon

Governments, civic society and philanthropists must remain focused on achieving a normalised society in Northern Ireland, Kieran McLoughlin, president(...)

Part of the crowd at last night’s event in Longford. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy/The Irish Times

Several hundred people turned up last night at the launch of a new initiative to promote employment growth in one of the areas worst hit by emigration(...)

The Department of Finance has advised against the introduction of a scheme which would allow Irish tax exiles to spend more time in Ireland for a substantial lump sum payment

The Department of Finance has advised against the introduction of a scheme which would allow Irish tax exiles to spend more time in Ireland for a subs(...)

A draft report drawn up by Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly and given to the HSE in March found that the health authority had “failed in its responsibility to ensure a uniform approach to the administration of the long-term illness scheme”. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Health Service Executive is proposing to suspend issuing (...)

 Praveen Halappanavar arriving today at the inquest into the death of his wife Savita. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

A midwife has told the Savita Halappanavar inquest her notes were added to afterwards by Galway University Hospital's internal investigation. (...)