Protesters watch during the climate change march in Dublin as a steam train hoots its way across the Liffey on Sunday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

About 5,000 people marched in a good-natured but determined fashion through Dublin on Sunday in a bid to put pressure on the Government and wor(...)

Dr Cyril Daly:  wrote an open letter to the then archbishop of Dublin, John Charles McQuaid, describing Catholic education as “offensive” to Christ’s teaching and “corrupt . . . in its infliction of violence”.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

Dublin doctor Cyril Daly died in August at the age of 82. He was buried in St Fintan’s Cemetery in Sutton, but his true memorial occurred this week in(...)

A judge has dismissed 21 cases relating to failure to produce a driving licence in court. It is an offence for individuals convicted of road traffic o(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, his wife Fionnuala Kenny, with  the Taoiseach’s  brother Cllr Henry Kenny and his wife Maureen in Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar.  Photograph: Michael Donnelly

More than 400 of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s closest constituency supporters gathered in a Mayo hotel on Saturday night for a dinner to celebrate the 40(...)

 John Perry:  failed to secure a place on the Fine Gael  ticket for Sligo-Leitrim after the executive council issued a directive to select one candidate from each county. Photograph: James Connolly/PicSell8

Former minister of State John Perry is attempting to have his failure to secure a place on a Fine Gael general election ticket debated at a meeting o(...)

Independent Cllr and current Mayor of Cork County John Paul O’Shea, who has announced that he will run as a candidate for the Dáil in Cork North West. Photograph: Martin Walsh

The mayor of Co Cork, Cllr John Paul O’Shea has announced that he is to run in the forthcoming general election as an Independent candidate in the Cor(...)

 Shane Ross: He said it gave an unfair advantage to the party in power that the taoiseach had the power to dissolve the Dáil and choose an election date. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times

The Government will not oppose the hearing of legislation to introduce a fixed Dáil term and remove power from a taoiseach to set the date of a gener(...)

Denis O’Brien is seeking a declaration the 10 TDs on the Dáil committee are guilty of an “unwarranted interference with the operation of the courts and have caused or permitted a breach” of his constitutional rights. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A date may be sought later this month for the hearing of businessman Denis O’Brien’s action against the Dáil Committee on Procedures and Privileges. (...)

The Dáil’s Committee on Procedures and Privileges is the subject of a legal action taken by Denis O’Brien (above), who has accused the committee of breaching his constitutional rights and interfering with the role of the courts and has sued the members personally. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has ruled out a Dáil debate on a legal challenge taken by businessman Denis O’Brien. Mr Kenny said the issue was legally complex (...)

The Dáil will on Wednesday consider a motion allowing the Oireachtas to defend legal action taken by businessman Denis O’Brien. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

The Dáil will on Wednesday consider a motion allowing the Oireachtas to defend legal action taken by businessman Denis O’Brien. The Committee of Proce(...)