Cameras are brandished by both sides as water charge protesters gather outside the Labour Party conference in Killarney. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 0:49

The campaign against water charges has become the first popular protest in Ireland to make widespread use of social media – especially video channe(...)

Full list of candidates The State’s largest local authority is about to get even bigger as the number of seats on Dublin City Council goes from(...)

So far Enda Kenny’s response to the referendum defeat has been well judged. On the day of the count he took it on the chin and publicly conceded that he had been given a wallop by the voters. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The most disquieting aspect of the recent Seanad referendum campaign was the manner in which Government politicians denigrated their own profession.In(...)

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte was beset by a group of more than 40 splinter republican and left-wing supporters tonight as he tried to enjoy a pint in Doheny and Nesbitt’s pub in Merrion Row, not far from the Dáil. 
in Dublin city centre.

Minister for Communications Pat Rabbitte has shrugged off an incident in which he was confronted by a group of more than 40 splinter republican and le(...)