The Greenstar recycling facilty in Fassaroe near Bray remained sealed off on Thursday with gardaí investigating the site where the body of a baby was discovered on Wednesday.

The postmortem on the body of a newborn baby girl found at a waste recycling plant near Bray on Wednesday has found nothing to suggest deliberate inju(...)

Luas drivers are to meet on Wednesday evening to decide on a response to a warning issued by management at the Dublin light rail system that they will face pay cuts of 10 per cent from Friday if industrial action continues. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Siptu has said that Luas drivers will will not accept unilateral pay cuts which management at the Dublin light rail system has warned will be imposed (...)

Doctors are being overwhelmed by parents bringing in healthy children because of the Government’s free GP care scheme for Under 6s, it has been claim(...)

The quality of advice being given to Government Ministers is very poor according to Lorcan Sirr, lecturer in housing studies and urban economics at DI(...)

Throughout Food Month we will have a daily “Guilty Pleasure” feature where well-known faces share their secret treats, from the delicious to(...)

Marian Finucane’s Saturday show was the brightest star in the RTÉ stable gaining 23,000 listeners over the last three months taking the programme’s total listenership to 396,000, according to the JNLR figures. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

RTÉ Radio 1 and 2FM have plenty of reasons to be cheerful following the publication of the latest radio listenership figures but there will be few (...)

Averil Power: her interview on Moncrieff provided a rare glimpse of a politician throwing off the pressures and hypocrisies of party loyalties. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Just as Dolly Parton famously quips that it takes a lot of money for her to look so cheap, one suspects that sounding flippant is a serious business f(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has again refused to apologise for naming a number of former politicians in the Dáil chamber.

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has again refused to apologise for naming a number of former politicians in the Dáil chamber.Ms McDonald cou(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and  Tánaiste Joan Burton: The Coalition is expected to commit to eliminating the deficit by 2018 in its upcoming spring economic statement. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Coalition is expected to commit to eliminating the deficit by 2018 - the same year it hopes to achieve full employment - in its upcoming spring ec(...)

Ian Bailey’s solicitor Frank Buttimer: sent a letter to Marie Farrell on March 25th, 2004, over comments she made about Mr Bailey  in media interviews. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Ian Bailey said in court he had threatened to issue legal proceedings against Marie Farrell over media interviews she gave in which she alleged he (...)