Water charge protests stirred up political change.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

No issue comes close to water charges when measuring impact on the fortunes of political parties this year. Before its inception, the Government had f(...)

Sean Moncrieff discussed the dangers of Christmas at home. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

It is, unfortunately, a familiar story. Sean Moncrieff (Newstalk, weekdays) hears of a benign religious tradition whose meaning and message have be(...)

Christopher John Barry, also known as Jack, who has been named as the man who was murdered outside his home in Edmonton Green, north London, on Sunday.

A 13-year-old boy was still being questioned by the Metropolitan Police in London on Tuesday on suspicion of the murder of a Cobh, Co Cork-born builde(...)

American student Annie McCarrick disappeared in 1993.

A claim that a member of the Provisional IRA may have killed American student Annie McCarrick, who disappeared in 1993, has been made in a new book.Re(...)

The family of one of the women featured in Tuesday’s Prime Time programme on Áras Attracta have called for due process to apply to the 11 people taken off duty.

The family of one of the women featured in Tuesday’s Prime Time programme on Áras Attracta, a disability centre in Co Mayo, has called for due process(...)

Seán O’Rourke, one of the radio presenters popular with Irish listeners in the UK.   Photograph: Frank Miller

The Irish diaspora in the UK is making fresh appeals for the retention of RTÉ’s longwave service ahead of its planned closure next month.Retired Lond(...)

Jonathan Corrie who was found dead in a hallway near the gates of Leinster House

The death of Jonathan Corrie is a story that speaks to our most basic emotions, as the out- pouring of grief, anger and frustration across the radi(...)

Catherine Murphy: insisted that providing shelter for the homeless was about money

Providing accommodation for the homeless was not just a question of money: “It is a question of managing effectively . . . to have as many people off(...)

RTÉ’s Seán O’Rourke: “I felt almost sense of bereavement when I heard the news.”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The final edition of the Connacht Sentinel has hit newsstands in Galway city as the tabloid becomes the latest newspaper to fall victim to challengi(...)

Irish Water chief executive John Tierney,  arriving at Government Buildings ahead of the Cabinet meeting yesterday  morning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Irish Water managing director John Tierney has said that he does not envisage “a situation where we would be forced to take people to court” over non(...)