Gabrielle McFadden is congratulated by Enda Kenny as the count gets under way in St Dominic’s GAA club in Keenagh, Co Longford, on Saturday. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Fine Gael’s Gabrielle McFadden comfortably held the Longford-Westmeath seat left vacant by the death of her sister Nicky this year.Her election was in(...)

Meath East Fine Gael TD, Helen McEntee, canvassing with Longford-Westmeath Fine Gael bye-election candidate, Cllr Gabrielle McFadden, in Athlone Town Shopping Centre. 2:00

Mayor of Athlone and Westmeath county councillor Gabrielle McFadden is the favourite to win the Longford-Westmeath byelection.Sister of Nicky McFadde(...)

Chancellor George Osborne with David Gauke, exchequer secretary to the UK Treasury department. Mr Gauke said Britain is now ‘top of the list’ for big investments from multinationals.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

A senior British government official has boasted that the UK is winning foreign investment from companies that would otherwise have located in Ireland(...)

Chief executive of Irish Water John Tierney: “the management team of Irish Water was recruited by open recruitment,.” Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Irish Water has defended how it recruited senior staff and moved to clarify the circumstances surrounding their engagement. Chief executive Joh(...)

Minister for Health Dr James Reilly who said there is no documentation to suggest the HSE had agreed to top up payments made to Central Remedial Clinic executives. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Health James Reilly has said there is no documentation to suggest that the HSE agreed to top-up payments made to Central Remedial Clinic (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny congratulates Helen McEntee , on her election as a TD in March. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A total of €106,653.42 was spent by candidates in the Meath East byelection in March with Fine Gael’s successful candidate Helen McEntee spending the (...)