Ruth Coppinger (AAA) said the first call from the Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness should be the declaration a “national emergency” that required “emergency legislation”. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The new Oireachtas Committee on Housing and Homelessness must “find solutions in a non-political way”, its members said on Wednesday, before immediate(...)

Campaigners form a figure 8 at a Dublin rally to appeal for a referendum on repealing the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution. Photograph: Yvette Kelly

Campaigners for a referendum on repealing the eighth Amendment of the Constitution, on abortion, are holding a day of action in Dublin city centre, th(...)

 Independent TD Ruth Coppinger: “The two parties are doing their best to minimise the [water charges] issue and bat it out of the way.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin rejected claims by Enda Kenny in the Dail yestreday afternoon that the acting Taoiseach had already invited him to t(...)

Face-off: participants in the protest wear Enda Kenny and Micheál Martin masks outside the Dáil. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

All afternoon, they sat and faced each other across the floor as a pointless dance went on around them. Enda Kenny, when not looking vaguely in Miche(...)

Just one Independent TD - Michael Lowry - supported Enda Kenny in the Dáil vote for taoiseach on Wednesday afternoon. As expected, the acting Taoisea(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny will meet Micheál Martin after the Dáil vote for taoiseach. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin are to meet today to begin negotiations on the formation of a government. Mr Kenny (...)

 People taking part in a protest organised by Tyrrelstown Tenants Action Group , outside Davy House with a march to Leinster House on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Fingal County Council has confirmed it is in contact with the developer of the Tyrrelstown housing estate with a view to purchasing a number of the un(...)

A protest organised by Tyrrelstown Tenants Action Group before it marched to Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Residents of a west Dublin housing estate who have been served with notices to quit their rental accommodation after a Goldman Sachs vulture fund took(...)

Of course, Goldman Sachs was well remunerated for its work for the State between 2011 and 2013. Photograph: Reuters

The Tyrrelstown Tenants Action Group will hold a protest today outside Davy House on Dawson Street as it steps up its campaign of opposition to the le(...)

A resident in the process of moving out of their home in Tyrrelstown. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The first of dozens of families who have been told their leases will not be renewed for their homes in Tyrrelstown in west Dublin packed up and moved (...)