The department confirmed it had received correspondence about the operation of the regulatory body for nurses, the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland.

A whistleblower has raised concerns with the Department of Health about the operation of the regulatory body for nurses, the Nursing and Midwifery Boa(...)

The Nurses and Midwives organisation protest in Blackrock, Co Dublin, on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Department of Health told the regulatory body for nurses last week that it was imperative that it reached a negotiated solution with unions in a r(...)

In the High Court in 2012, Mr Justice Peter Charleton ruled the family were entitled to advance claims that the loans were made for “wholesale” market manipulation in breach of Irish and European law.

Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) has asked the Supreme Court to overturn a decision permitting the family of bankrupt businessman Sean Quinn a(...)

  INMO general secretary Liam Doran said the decision to increase the fee demonstrated “a complete loss of contact” with the nursing and midwifery professions.   Photograph: Eric Luke

Over 64,000 nurses and midwives have been warned they will not be able to work if they withhold their registration fee, an action urged by their uni(...)

Paul Gallagher SC. Photograph: Alan Betson

The family of bankrupt businessman Séan Quinn may seek to cross-examine Irish Bank Resolution Corporation special liquidator Kieran Wallace. It concer(...)

Aoife Quinn said in an affidavit that she believed the apparent apprehension of the regulator and Anglo was that the bank was running out of time in terms of the funding it could continue to provide to meet margin calls in support of its own shares

The Irish Bank Resolution Corporation has asked the Supreme Court to hear urgently its appeal aimed at preventing the Quinn family litigating their cl(...)

Royalty Pharma is looking to ensure its bid for Elan remains open even if some resolutions are passed by shareholders at EGM.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Dublin-based fund Royalty Pharma has moved to fast-track its legal challenge to decisions by the Irish Takeover Panel that its $6.7 billion offer for (...)

Grassroots protest: demonstrators outside Grove Hotel in Watford, where the annual Bilderberg conference is taking place. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

In the eyes of its most extreme enemies, the illuminati are not a creation of the author Dan Brown but, rather, a group of powerful people meeting thi(...)

Clermont supporters in Temple Bar, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: David Sleator

There was a palpable sense of disappointment among Irish rugby fans when Munster fell agonisingly short at the semi-final stage and ensured the(...)

Disgraced financier Bernard Madoff. Photograph: Shannon Stapleton/Reuters

HSBC Holdings, custodian of a fund that lost about €1.1 billion through Bernard Madoff’s Ponzi scheme, said liability rules for banks in Europe(...)