Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Greece’s prime minister Alexis Tsipras during an EU summit in Brussels in April. Photograph: John Thys/AFP /Getty Images

If a referendum goes ahead in Greece, it must be a question of whether Greeks wish to remain part of the EU, said Taoiseach Enda Kenny. Greece could (...)

Independent TD Catherine Murphy launched a scathing attack in the Dáil on the Government’s handling of legislation dealing with water services

Independent TD Catherine Murphy launched a scathing attack in the Dáil on the Government’s handling of legislation dealing with water services. She sa(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly was accused of failing to give adequate notice to allow Opposition amendments. Photograph: Eric Luke

Heated exchanges, insults and repeated votes marked the Dáil debate on a tranche of legislative changes to ensure water charges are paid. A series of (...)

The probability of a conventional military attack on Ireland’s territory is considered as low but the security environment can be “volatile and unpredictable”, Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has warned.

The probability of a conventional military attack on Ireland’s territory is considered as low but the security environment can be “volatile and unpred(...)

Taoiseach  Enda Kenny said he was glad Greek authorities had now tabled a new paper. ‘It’s the basis for discussions and negotiation,’ Mr Kenny told the Dáil.

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the new proposals put forward by the Greek government before the 11pm deadline on its bailout. Mr Kenny said in the (...)

House prices in Dublin are now 10.4 per cent higher than at the same time last year, and 6.1 per cent nationally. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

House prices rose by 2.3 per cent in Dublin and by 1.7 per cent nationally over the last three months, according to the latest property survey. The M(...)

Tributes have been paid to the former RTÉ broadcaster and author Liam Ó Murchú, who has died aged 86. Born in Cork, Mr Ó Murchú was former head of I(...)

A reward has been offered for information leading to the return of 100 animals stolen from a farm in the midlands. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A reward has been offered for information leading to the return of 100 animals stolen from a farm in the midlands. Niall Dillon, who owns a farm at Co(...)

Dart train services were seriously delayed tonight by a naked man on the track outside Seapoint station in south Dublin. The 53-year-old man refused t(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park, where he was due to play five concerts last year.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Proposals issued by the Government this week will not prevent a fiasco like last year’s cancellation of the Garth Brooks concerts in Croke Park recurr(...)