Loaded with symbolism: Prince Charles at Mullaghmore, in Co Sligo, where his great-uncle Lord Mountbatten and three others, including two children, were killed by an IRA bomb in 1979. Photograph: Arthur Edwards/AFP/Getty

With the increasingly fractious marriage-referendum debate saturating the airwaves during the final week of campaigning, light relief arrives in th(...)

Tony O’Brien said the HSE bid for €22 million to fund initiatives,  but got nothing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Health Service Executive received none of the funding it sought from the Government to develop services in the Midland Regional Hospital at the t(...)

The child named “baby Maria” was found last Friday on the Steelstown Road near the Kildare-Dublin border. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The child and family agency Tusla has been granted an interim care order for the baby girl found abandoned in Dublin last week. The order was g(...)

A dispute between Anglo Irish Bank and the Quinn family over loans totalling €2.4 billion is likely to end in court rather than being resolved by negotiation, according to Minister of State at the Department of Finance Simon Harris.

A dispute between Anglo Irish Bank and the Quinn family over loans totalling €2.4 billion is likely to end in court rather than being resolved by nego(...)

Iarla O Lionáird: the sean-nós singer wants to know “why we sing and what happens to us when we do”

Once upon a time, to describe music as “noise” was not to compliment it. Even when the phrase was defiantly adopted by experimental musicians looki(...)

Ian Dempsey proved a highlight for Communicorp-owned Today FM with his listenership of 194,000 up 7,000 on the last survey.

RTÉ Radio 1 continues to lose listeners, but the troubles at 2fm show signs of easing and Newstalk has made further advances, the latest radio ratings(...)

Sean O’Rourke. Photograph: Frank Miller

Tensions between the Government and RTÉ could delay a plan to facilitate the collection of €25 million a year lost through television licence fee eva(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan (left)  and  Sean O’Rourke. Mr Noonan accused RTÉ presenter Sean O’Rourke of “scraping the barrel” in his line of questioning about the disclosure of information in relation to Siteserv.  File Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has accused RTÉ of failing to disclose two reports on its future which were commissioned in 2013 by the Department(...)

Senator Rónán Mullen: “The spin started with calling this the marriage equality referendum. That is designed to make people guilty as they go in to vote.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Independent Senator Rónán Mullen has said the same-sex marriage referendum will restrict the Government’s ability to legislate for surrogacy.Mr Mulle(...)

Abducted: April Jones, whose parents, Coral and Mark, told Ryan Tubridy about their ordeal. Photograph: Dyfed-Powys Police/PA Wire

Stalin’s adage about one death being a tragedy but a million being a statistic may be callous, but when it comes to the intimately scaled medium of(...)