Thomas “Slab” Murphy, who  has pleaded not guilty to tax offences related to  the years 1996/97 to 2004, outside the Special Criminal Court, Dublin, November 3rd, 2015. Photograph: Collins Courts

A forensic accountant working with the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) conducted an objective analysis of documents found in a shed on the Border, the Sp(...)

Irish Water said their figures showed 55 per cent of its full customer base are now paying their bills.

Thousands of people are expected to apply for the €100 water conservation grant by midnight. The deadline was extended by two weeks on October 8th, a(...)

Figures obtained by TD Paul Murphy show that by May 18th last, about 30 per cent due bills had been paid. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Socialist TD Paul Murphy has published figures for the payment of Irish Water bills as of mid-May, which he says clearly show why the Government was r(...)

Socialist Party TD Paul Murphy has claimed in the Dáil that An Garda Síochána is targeting anti-water charge protesters. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

The day-to-day operations of An Garda Síochána are a matter for the Garda Commissioner, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said. “The issuing of charges or su(...)

Joan Collins TD: Due in court in November. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

United Left Alliance TD Joan Collins has been summonsed to appear in court charged with alleged public order offences at an anti-water charge protest (...)

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The serving of a summons on Paul Murphy TD ordering him to a court hearing to face charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton has formally be(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said: “We are very, very concerned at the way the State has responded to this political opposition to the Government’s policies.” Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has described charges brought against 27 protesters following an anti-water charge protest in Jobstown in November as “di(...)

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy: “We’re being punished for our political status.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy has said his party intends to appeal a Garda decision not to allow members to fundraise in west Dublin. Mr Mu(...)

Water charges protesters on O’Connell Street in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Tens of thousands of anti-water charges protesters gathered at a stage at the Spire on O’Connell Street in Dublin on Saturday, after setting off from(...)

On a national level hotel room occupancy grew from 65.9 per cent to 67.8 per cent. Average room rates rose to €82.29 from €77.49

The Irish hotel sector has reported a third straight year of growth with confidence of continued progress even though room rates remain “some way off”(...)