Owen Keegan of Dublin City arriving for a hearing with the Public Accounts Committee over the cancelled Garth /The Irish Times

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan has admitted he told Croke Park stadium director Peter McKenna last February he would be “supportive”(...)

 Timmy Dooley of Fianna Fáil: said the problem would be tracing the culprits. Photograph: Eric Luke

Legislation to criminalise the use of laser beams to dazzle pilots is expected to be passed in the Seanad this week.The State Airports (Shannon Group(...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman Timmy Dooley said he had published a short Bill to bring about a constructive outcome to the Brooks debacle. Photograph: PA

The best way to resolve the controversy surrounding the Garth Brooks concerts was through discussion between the parties involved, Tánaiste Joan Burt(...)

Joan Burton takes her first Opposition Leaders’ Questions as Tánaiste

Meanwhile, the ship of State drifts along on the tides, lights ablaze and with loud country music blaring from somewhere inside. Is there anyone at th(...)

The head of the wax model of Garth Brooks as it sits on a shelf in the gift shop of the Wax Museum in Dublin. Iit is believed his body may have been lost when the museum moved from Parnell Square to College Green.  Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Tánaiste Joan Burton has said the best way to resolve the controversy surrounding the Garth Brooks concerts is through discussion between the parties (...)

One Direction fans at Croke Park: all three of the band’s concerts held at Croke Park recently passed without incident, said FF leader Micheál Martin

Operational guidelines covering major public events are to be examined in the light of the controversy surrounding the Garth Brooks concerts, the Dái(...)

The cancellation of the Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park marked a loss of some €250 million for Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The cancellation of the Garth Brooks concerts at Croke Park marked a loss of some €250 million for Dublin, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told the Dáil.Speaking(...)

Alex Harris (3) , Ballybough, with local residents protesting against the cancellation of any of the Garth Brooks Croke Park concerts at Ballybough, Dublin today. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Government faces a fresh call today to resolve the Garth Brooks concert controversy as Fianna Fáil has published a bill to amend the planning laws(...)

Golden Dawn supporters in a rally outside the Greek parliament earlier this month. Greece was the only “bailout” country where the far-right made a breakthrough, the committe heard. EPA/YANNIS KOLESIDIS

Media coverage of the European elections overstated the emergence of a “broad sweep of far-right parties rising across Europe”, a Trinity College Dub(...)

Putting up posters “introduces the candidate to a lot of people, it starts the conversation about the election, and there’s no getting away from them, they’re in your face,” says Clare TD Timmy Dooley. Photograph: Domnick Walsh.

Parties and candidates rushed to get their posters up this week, decorating lampposts with images that will look down on us for the next month (...)