Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald set out his party’s plans for the justice system. Phoitograph: Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has moved to reassure the public that Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan will be given the resources to combat gangland crime a(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is escorted by gardaí  as he passes a small group of protesters at the turning of the sod on the  Cork Event Centre in  Cork city. Photograph:  Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Taoiseach Enda Kenny was confronted by protesters on the campaign trail in Cork on Friday. Mr Kenny used the visit to announce Fine Gael’s policy on(...)

The last Startup Nations Summit was held in Mexico last November. Photograph: startupnations.org

Taoiseach Enda Kenny will announce on Friday that Ireland has won a competitive global bid to co-host an international gathering of entrepreneurs and (...)

People working in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) need to highlight the variety of careers available for women in the sectors and encourage them in every way possible, a business executive has said. Image: Thinkstock.

People working in the areas of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) need to highlight the variety of careers available for women in the s(...)

Brian Veale, a native of Dungarvan in Co Waterford, was charged with the murder of Graham Johnson (41) at Cork Prison, Rathmore Road in Cork city on May 16th last. File photograph: The Irish Times

A 31-year-old man has been returned for trial charged with the murder of a father-of-three who died after being stabbed during a row in the kitchen o(...)

A former insurance adviser has been jailed for two years for his part in a series of staged car crashes in Cork city and county that led to insurance claims of more than €200,000 being made by a series of individuals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A former insurance adviser has been jailed for two years for his part in a series of staged car crashes in Cork city and county that led to insurance (...)

Vincent Morgain died in the Mercy University Hospital on September 15th, 2015, following injuries sustained in an assault five days earlier. Image: Google Streetview

A 37-year-old homeless French man died from traumatic brain injury due to a fall after an assault in Cork city centre last year, an inquest into the m(...)

Cork Chamber president, Barrie O’Connell said sustainable economic and community development was critical for the country. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Business group, Cork Chamber has called on the next government to end the “tax discrimination” of the self-employed by aligning USC and tax credits fo(...)

 Minister Varadkar says that his comments were aimed at management, not doctors and nurses.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Health, Leo Varadkar has insisted that he was not talking about doctors and nurses when he called for greater efficiency in the hospital (...)

Minister Leo Varadkar said: ‘I also believe in free speech and I think we need to allow people to say things that maybe we don’t like to hear’. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has expressed concern at the establishment of an Irish branch of anti-Islamic group Pegida. He also condemned the v(...)