TDs Paul Murphy and Richard Boyd Barrett at the anti-water charges protest in Dublin’s city centre on Saturday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Several thousand people took to the streets of Dublin on Saturday in protest against water charges ahead of the general election. There was a large (...)

An Post suspended Gregory  Crowe - employed with the company since 1999 - after coming across a newspaper report on his conviction for sale and supply of drugs.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

An Post sacked a Dublin postman after finding out through a newspaper report that he had been convicted for cocaine dealing. In September 2011, recov(...)

A blocked postbox in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

MARTIN WALL and CIARAN D’ARCY Postal services have resumed following the suspension of industrial action that led to services around the country grind(...)

The recent large demonstration in Dublin against water charges

A Kerry county councillor is calling on owners of wells and members of group schemes not to return forms sent out by Irish Water.Danny Healy-Rae (Ind(...)

EE is to create 1,000 jobs in the UK over the next two years and triple its apprenticeship scheme. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Mobile phone company EE is to create 250 jobs in Northern Ireland as part of a plan to bring over 1,000 posts to the UK from abroad over the ne(...)

To fail to respect the Orange Order is not necessarily to disrespect Protestants or Protestantism. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Any time I feel depressed about the North, which is regularly, I think back on the occasion I marched up the Shankill and down the Falls and was greet(...)

The privatisation and flotation of a chunk of Britain’s Royal Mail will see around 150,000 workers handed shares worth millions of pounds. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire.

Up to 150,000 staff at Britain’s Royal Mail are to be handed thousands of pounds in free shares as part of a controversial privatisation. British busi(...)