Minister for Finance Michael Noonan rounded on Fianna Fail in a sharp attack during a Dail debate on the ongoing controversy over the sale of Siteserv. Photograph: Eric Luke

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan rounded on Fianna Fail in a sharp attack during a Dail debate on the ongoing controversy over the sale of construc(...)

File photograph of senators  Ivana Bacik and Jillian van Turnhout voting. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

The authors of a report on Seanad reform expect their work to be taken seriously by the Government and all political parties, chairman of the group Dr(...)

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan issued an instruction and made clear to members that they should remain impartial, Frances Fitzgerald said. Photograph: Alan Betson

Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan has reminded all gardaí that they must not be associated with any political movement or viewpoint.Minister for J(...)

The survey, of 347 people carried out by the Research Centre for the Irish Business Against Litter (Ibal) group, found that 61 per cent believe Ireland is cleaner now than it was 10 years ago while 20 per cent believe it is dirtier. Photograph: Alan Betson

More than one in 10 people rank litter as more of a concern in their locality than crime, anti-social behaviour, road safety and drug abuse, accordin(...)

A retired judge was appointed by Minister for Defence Simon Coveney to examine what happened on April 27th 1981 when Privates Hugh Doherty and Kevin Joyce were killed in south Lebanon.

Former High Court Judge Roderick Murphy has received an extension to complete his review of the circumstances of the deaths 34 years ago of two Irish (...)

Artist Robert Ballagh speaking at Arbour Hill. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Preparations are underway for major centenary events as an alternative to the State’s plans to commemorate the 1916 Rising.The separate proposals inc(...)

Disturbance by dogs is the main reason the hare population on Dublin’s Bull Island is almost extinct.The Minister for Heritage, Heather Humphreys, sai(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe. Mr Donohoe  has announced an agreement between the Road Safety Authority and the Canadian province of  Manitoba allowing for the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

A second Canadian province has agreed to the exchange of Irish driving licences for Canadian ones, according to Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: ‘We will always have locums.’  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

About 100 of the thousands of X-rays and other scans reviewed because of errors identified in the work of three locum radiologists required a follow-(...)

Peadar Tóibín TD:  Characterised the Minister for Finance as “Michael hands-off Noonan”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Communications Alex White has insisted that the investigation into the controversial sale of construction services company Siteserv will (...)