The woman feared the “detrimental” effect on the health of her children, aged one and two and already with ailments, if the family has to sleep rough. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A legal action by a mother and her two young children over Kildare County Council’s refusal to provide them with emergency homeless accommodation will(...)

A mother and her two young children fear they will have “to sleep rough” because Kildare County Council have refused to provide them with emergency ac(...)

Aeriel footage of flooding in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

Residents of the Kilganey area of Clonmel, Co Tipperary are leaving their homes this evening as the river Suir continues to rise. The decision was t(...)

Thomas Reid: appealed IDA CPO. Photograph:  Collins Courts

It’s no secret that foreign direct investment has been in the vanguard of Ireland’s economic wars. Pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and tech giants have(...)

The Curragh has barely changed structurally in the 50 years since Bing Crosby welcomed home his 1965 Irish Derby winner Meadow Court.

The word ‘momentous’ was repeatedly used at the launch of the Curragh’s €65 million redevelopment project and it was apt since rarely can nearly 200 y(...)

Local authorities have less than a week to decide whether to change the rate of Local Property Tax (LPT) charged to homeowners next year. Photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Local authorities have less than a week to decide whether to change the rate of Local Property Tax (LPT) charged to homeowners next year. As it stands(...)

 Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly: his department published data  showing that the  number of children becoming homeless outside the capital is increasing at almost three times the rate in Dublin. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne

The cost of accommodating homeless families with children outside Dublin has increased by up to 75 times since January, figures obtained by The Irish (...)

The Wolfe Tone Festival, organised by members of Kildare Sinn Féin, was awarded a grant of €600 by Kildare County Council last month.Photograph: Screenshot of

A local authority has funded an event hosted by Sinn Féin this weekend in memory of the republican Theobald Wolfe Tone. Speakers listed to speak at t(...)

Bank not guilty of defamation in publishing information concerning revocation of credit card Cagney v Bank of Ireland [2015]IEHC 288 (High Court, Hedi(...)

Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael  McGrath said: “I fully appreciate the pain that the Universal Social Charge represents for working families and the toll it takes on pay packets.”  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil will eliminate the Universal Social Charge if it returns to power, the party’s ardfheis has agreed.The party said it will be the policy of(...)