Revenue has collected in excess of €1 billion in Local Property Tax since 2013, €45 million of which went to the household charge. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

A Google maps system is being used to track Local Property Tax (LPT) payments across the State, the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has heard. R(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: has pushed for Enterprise Ireland to assess the underutilised harbours. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of large harbours across the State is not being used adequately to promote and develop fishing and seafood, the Dáil Public Accounts Committe(...)

The group that runs St Vincent’s hospital   has clashed with the HSE. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The ongoing row involving the Health Service Executive and the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group stems in part from tensions between the traditional volun(...)

HSE chief Tony O Brien: Took the decision on foot of “specific allegations” received concerning the broader group which operates the publicly-funded St Vincent’s and St Michael’s hospitals in Dublin and the associated St Vincent’s Private Hospital. Photograph: The Irish Times

The HSE is to commission external forensic auditors to review financial arrangements within the St Vincent’s Healthcare Group. It said its director g(...)

Ms Justice Isobel Kennedy ruled last week Anglea Kerins is entitled to certain categories of documents used by the PAC

The Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is to appeal against a High Court order directing it to disclose certain documents to former Rehab chief exec(...)

Angela Kerins: seeking orders including one restraining the PAC from pursuing further examination of Rehab’s finances. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Former Rehab chief executive Angela Kerins is entitled to certain documents used by the Dáil Public Accounts Committee (PAC) relating to its investiga(...)

Government hopes to see the legislation passed  by the end of July based on  proposals    brought to Cabinet by Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The Cabinet will today consider draft new industrial relations legislation including long-promised reforms to give workers greater collective bargain(...)

A file image of the St Vincent’s public hospital, in  Dublin. Photograph: The Irish Times.

St Vincent’s Private Hospital in south Dublin has a parasitic dependence on the adjacent State-funded public hospital, the head of the HSE has said. T(...)

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald  has faced criticism  over her decision to use Dáil privilege to name former politicians who were accused of having offshore bank accounts to evade tax. 2:39

Fianna Fáil did not discuss a motion of censure against Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald at its weekly parliamentary meeting because it debat(...)

Government chief whip Paul Kehoe said this week that he would write to Ceann Comhairle Seán Barrett recommending a motion of censure against Mary Lou McDonald. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times 2:39

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has said she stands over her decision to use Dáil privilege to name former politicians who were accused of h(...)