Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams at the 2016 party ardfheis  in Dublin. Mr Adams has been the party’s leader for three decades now - and counting. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

The queen reached a landmark birthday during the week when she turned 90. Here, we have our own equivalent of a very long, uninterrupted reign. It’s(...)

Construction of rapid-build modular homes  in Ballymun, Dublin. Photograph: Laura Hutton/Collins Photo Agency

1 Appoint a government minister for housing and establish an Oireachtas committee on housing Such a minister would have power to address issues fall(...)

The front page of The Irish Times on Wednesday, March 24th, 1965. Photograph: The Irish Times

Ahead of the 1965 general election, an Irishman who has lived abroad is disappointed at how bland and civilised the Irish politicians are behaving dur(...)

While one might expect shares trading in London to do so in sterling, Verizon trades on the London exchange in dollars. Photograph: Reuters/Dado Ruvic

We posted the Verizon forms for the low-cost sale of our shares on the same day. The receipts that came back to us showed that all the transactions we(...)

The cost of replacing water pipes could be as little as €600 or as much as €4,000 depending on how difficult the job is.

The cost of replacing lead piping in a family home could cost as much as €4,000, according to plumbers. Irish Water has said there will be a national (...)

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl in New York last week. Foo Fighters play Slane Castle on Saturday, May 30th, with gates open from 2pm. Photograph:  John Lamparski/Getty Images

Music fans going to Slane Castle for the Foo Fighters concert have been warned to bring their rain gear. Heavy rain is forecast across the country on(...)

Mary I had previously been awarded the fixture against IT Carlow having reported the ineligbility of one of IT Carlow’s players during their group stage defeat to them. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

IT Carlow are back into the Fitzgibbon Cup in the latest twist in a Higher Education 2015 season saturated with player eligibility concerns, expulsion(...)

Limerick’s Séamus Hickey: “We were wondering where we could get the impetus to drive this programme forward . . . . I’m really chuffed for Limerick hurling.” Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Limerick All Star Séamus Hickey is happy to have a home-grown manager remain in charge of the county’s senior hurling team although he welcomes Anth(...)

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country

The Union of Students in Ireland says it has registered more than 20,000 new student voters on electoral registers around the country. A campaign to g(...)

Donegal manager  Jim McGuinness: ready to pit his wits against Jim Gavin and the reigning All-Ireland champions. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

That match three years ago is now a scary but merry memory for Dublin – like the time we ran out of petrol in Transylvania – given all the good thing(...)