Calling for a grant scheme for homeowners in rural towns and villages, there were, John Brassil added, an “enormous number” of empty houses across all local authorities, with one in three houses vacant. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Asset Management Agency (Nama) was “set up to solve a problem, not to create another one”, the Dáil heard during a debate on housing and (...)

The results of the 2016 general election so far indicate the 32nd Dail will see a range of new faces arriving at Leinster House. The new deputies ran(...)

Shane Cassells. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Shane Cassells (37) of Fianna Fáil is a new TD who has been a long time waiting for his Dáil seat. He was elected to Navan Town Council in 1999 aged (...)

You’ve worked hard to create a website, but is it really working and are you getting customers? Your traffic might be going up, but how many pe(...)