Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe said Enda Kenny made the decision on the Eighth Amendment alone. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has denied he bounced Taoiseach Enda Kenny into making a decision on the Eighth Amendment. Speaking o(...)

Minister for Children Dr James Reilly: The Taoiseach gave him a dressing-down in front of his party’s ministerial team over his comments calling for a repeal of the Eighth Amentment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has been urged by three of his senior Ministers to address concerns surrounding the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. (...)

View from slopes of Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo. Photograph: Joe Cornish/Riser/Getty.

The number of tourists visiting Ireland is set to hit record heights in 2015 with more than 7.4 million arriving in the first 10 months of the year be(...)

Uber: The pilot will allow the company to demonstrate the benefits of a ride-sharing service to transport in underserved areas of Ireland. Photograph: Sergio Perez/Reuters

Uber is set to trial a ride-sharing service in Ireland as the company explores its options for rolling it out further It’s likely a pilot of the se(...)

Jerry Beades: “There’s a lot of unanswered questions.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Leinster House was paralysed by gripping indifference on Friday as a tense Seanad election count drove fevered political observers to new heights o(...)

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe and Minister for Rural Affairs Ann Phelan at the launch of Be Winter Ready.

The State is more prepared for the risks, difficulties and challenges that come with the winter months now than it has ever been, said Minister for De(...)

A judge has dismissed 21 cases relating to failure to produce a driving licence in court. It is an offence for individuals convicted of road traffic o(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe TD: said he could not comment on any individual case but hoped inspectors would inspect cars in nearly all circumstances because of how important it is in terms of road safety.” Photograph: Collins

MARIE O’HALLORAN Almost 100 per cent of vehicle inspections at National Car Test (NCT) centres are properly conducted, according to the Minister for T(...)

The former chairman of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) Alan Dukes said he is “deeply concerned” at the latest developments in the investi(...)

Attorney General Máire Whelan was contacted by the Taoiseach on Friday following the letter he received from Mr Justice Brian Cregan. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

  The Commission of Inquiry into the Irish Banking Resolution Corporation will not now meet its December deadline and is expected to be de(...)