Fine Gael party members Frances Fitzgerald, Leo Varadkar, Michael Noonan and Paschal Donohoe in Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald is favourite to be appointed tánaiste by Enda Kenny if a Fine Gael-led minority government is put in place. M(...)

A briefing document to Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said data from the Injuries Board contradicted the claims by the motor insurance industry about the rising cost of claims.  Photograph:  Barry Batchelor/PA Wire.

The motor insurance industry is raising the cost of premiums to “boost profitability” in the wake of the economic downturn, Minister for Transport Pas(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny: courting Independents  to form minority government.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night assured Independent TDs a minority government led by his party would last. Mr Kenny attended a meeting with th(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny: attended a meeting with Independent Alliance TDs on Friday night. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night assured Independent TDs that a minority government led by him would last. He attended a meeting with Independen(...)

The Fianna Fail negotiating team of Barry Cowan, Jim O’Callaghan, Michael McGrath, Charlie McConalogue outside Trinity College Dublin Friday evening after talks with Fine Gael on forming a government concluded. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The agreement reached between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael to facilitate the election of Enda Kenny as Taoiseach next week should act as a blueprint for (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil know they have to do something to deliver the promised land of government to the people. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A plan has been hatched.It involves parting the raging torrent of Irish Water, kicking a can through the gap and then parking it for as long as possib(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said  he very much welcomes the decision to call off  strikes on Luas services scheduled for this weekend. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has said he will not meet Luas staff while industrial action is still pending. The trade union Siptu, represen(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe at Leinster House, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe is “unequivocally against” use of the poor box by District Court judges in cases where penalty points might(...)

Countries such as France, Belgium and Portugal have signs such as this one, to warn motorists they must leave a 1.5m gap when overtaking cyclists

What’s in a word? It might save a life, according to one cycling campaigner who is advocating for a set minimum overtaking distance between drivers an(...)

Strike action is currently planned for the following dates: Thursday, April 28th; Wednesday, May 4th; Friday, May 13th; Friday, May 20th; Thursday, May 26th (Four hour work stoppage from 3pm–7pm); and Friday, May 27th. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Talks are expected to take place on Wednesday between Luas drivers and management at Transdev, the operator of the Dublin light rail system, in anothe(...)