People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett of the Right2water campaign. The Government is “continuing to allow Irish Water to act in an outrageous manner, allowing them to attempt to secure the personal details of tens of thousands of households’ information”. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Irish Water has written to every local authority in the State seeking the names and addresses of all their council tenants. They have not asked for t(...)

Protesters from the ‘We Won’t Pay’ campaign returning water packs collected at protests to Pearse Roe, of Irish Water, earlier this month. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Many local authorities across the State have confirmed they will not intervene to ensure their tenants sign up with or pay their bills to Irish Water.(...)

Clare County Council has announced it is to buy Holy Island, also known as Inis Cealtra, a 50 acre, former monastic settlement on Lough Derg.

Clare County Council has announced it is to buy Holy Island, also known as Inis Cealtra, a former monastic settlement on Lough Derg.The council propos(...)

Mary Gray at Ennis market: Proposed design is “totally unsuitable for any market trading, drastically reduces the currently available car parking and is unsuitable for any other cultural or community activities”

Plans for a new market area in Ennis have been rejected as “too extravagant and unsuitable” by Ennis Farmers’ Market, which would be the main user of(...)

Davitt House: the Employment Appeals Tribunal has ordered employer Clare County Council to pay Joseph Floyd snr, Lower Main Street, Tulla, €30,000 for unfair dismissal. Photograph: David Sleator

A tribunal has ruled that a council foreman who is alleged to have threatened to turn himself into a “human fireball” in a one-man protest has been u(...)

The HSE has emphasised that pregnant women and young children in particular should not drink water suspected of having elevated lead concentrations

Hundreds of residents on the north side of Limerick city might not be able to drink their tap water for up to a year as Irish Water works to elimina(...)

Cash payout: more than 200 former councillors are set to receive severance payments totalling in excess of €5.4 million in the wake of losing their seats in local elections or due to the abolition of councils. Photograph: David Sleator

More than 200 former councillors will share in over €5.4 million in severance payments from 12 local authorities, having retired or lost their seats (...)

Households in Co Clare have been advised not to drink tap water due to increased manganese levels in the local water supply. Photograph: The Irish Times/Stock image

Residents in parts of Co Clare are being advised not to drink tap water after a warning was put in place due to increased manganese levels in the loca(...)

The Irish men’s team celebrate following their win in last weekend’s home international in Montrose, Scotland

Congratulations to Ireland’s shore angling teams on winning gold at the home nations’ two-day championships in Montrose on the east coast of Scotland,(...)

 Donald Trump:  his Irish firm, Ireland Enterprises Ltd has lodged plans to create three separate coastal protection works fronting onto the 6th tee box and 13th green; the 14th tee and the 18th tee. Photograph: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

US billionaire Donald Trump has moved to protect his €15 million Irish investment from the ravages of global warming.Ahead of his first visit to his D(...)