Independent TD Michael Lowry. File photograph: Eric Luke

Independent TD Michael Lowry did not declare that he had an unfinished appeal against a Revenue Commissioners tax bill when he unsuccessfully tried to(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan  during a Fine Gael press conference in Dublin. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan last night sought to get Fine Gael’s general election campaign back on track, following days of challenges to the (...)

Terry Wogan on air: Gay Byrne, Brendan Balfe and Mike Murphy paid tribute to him on Sunday With Miriam (RTÉ Radio 1). Photograph: Katie Collins/PA

This is Ryan. He talks on the radio. Ryan does not like silly words. He wants things to be simple. The late Terry Wogan may have used childlike senten(...)

 Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at the launch of Fine Gael’s  economic plan. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fine Gael says abolition of the universal social charge (USC) will cost €3.7 billion but this will be partly offset by raising more than €1.2 billion (...)

The Office of Public Works claims there is anti-competitive practice and  safety deficiencies in the current service to the Skelligs. Photograph: David Sleator

A new permit scheme is to be introduced shortly for boats operating to Skellig Michael, the Unesco World Heritage Site site off Co Kerry that was rec(...)

Frances Fitzgerald and Simon Harris at the Fine Gael Ardfheis at Citywest Hotel, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin is more familiar with “abdication” than “coronation”, Minister of State Simon Harris has told the Fine Gael Ardfheis(...)

Floods surround a house in the Golden Island area of Athlone. Fianna Fáil claim the budget for flood relief works in 2016 had been cut by 14 per cent.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The bill for the damage caused by the recent flooding crisis is set to reach €100 million, The Irish Times has learned. The estimates provided by lo(...)

Minister of State with Special Rsponsibility for the OPW Simon Harris. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works Simon Harris insisted a statutory national authority existed to manage flood-relief projects. He was(...)

 Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly following a briefing with the National Coordination Group in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The body tasked with overseeing the river Shannon will be given powers to recommend legislative changes to Government, The Irish Times has learned. T(...)

  Simon Harris: welcomed €200 million investment in Ireland by the European Investment Bank to tackle flood-prevention measures, the first time the EIB has funded flood-related infrastructure in Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

It is “highly unlikely” that Ireland will qualify for emergency EU funding to tackle the recent flooding, Minister of State Simon Harris has said as (...)