Green Party leader Eamon Ryan  at the count centre in the RDS after his election. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has been elected to the Dáil in Dublin Bay South, joining deputy leader Catherine Martin from Dublin Rathdown, to secure(...)

On the stump for Fine Gael: Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney, Minister for Jobs Richard Bruton, and Dublin Bay South candidate Kate O’Connell. Photograph: Barry Cronin

The final week of campaigning in the general election will see the political parties and their leaders give greater focus to a number of key constitu(...)

Vincent Morgain died in the Mercy University Hospital on September 15th, 2015, following injuries sustained in an assault five days earlier. Image: Google Streetview

A 37-year-old homeless French man died from traumatic brain injury due to a fall after an assault in Cork city centre last year, an inquest into the m(...)

Vincent Morgain died in the Mercy University Hospital on September 15th, 2015, following injuries sustained in an assault five days earlier. Image: Google Streetview

A 22-year-old man has been remanded in custody for sentence after he pleaded guilty on Thursday to the manslaughter of a homeless man in Cork city las(...)

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(...)

 Tánaiste  Joan Burton: will not be called as witness in trials over anti-water protest where she was allegedly falsely imprisoned. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Director of Public Prosecutions has ruled out calling Tánaiste Joan Burton as a witness for the State in the trials of suspects facing charges (...)

The low representation at plenary sessions in the second half of last year reflects the low attendance of two of Ireland’s 11 MEPs, Brian Crowley and Luke Ming Flanagan in the first six months of the Parliament. Photograph: EPA

The attendance rate of Irish MEPs at the European Parliament’s plenary sessions dropped to 76 per cent in the second half of last year, one of the (...)

Numbers 9 and 10 Fitzwilliam Street Lower. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to convert a former hotel on Fitzwilliam Street, opposite the ESB headquarters in Dublin 2, into a homeless hostel, have been approved by Dublin(...)

Gareth Hill denied that he was involved in a feud when he applied for bail on the five charges after being brought before Judge Leo Malone at Cork District Court today. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 33-year-old man has been remanded in custody with consent to bail after he was charged with a series of offences following a petrol bomb atta(...)

 Ciara O’Connell,  Glenview Park, Tallaght, Dublin. Photograph: Collins/Courts

A High Court judge will rule next week on an action for damages by a woman who suffered arm injuries after a fall at the well-known Dublin nightclub C(...)