A selfie from Cllr Paddy Meade, who brought defamation proceedings against Mr O’Connor.

A Fine Gael activist has apologised to a Fine Gael Cllr at the High Court over a text message which wrongly alleged the Cllr’s tax affairs were “not i(...)

 A site for the planned EirGrid North-South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber Co Meath. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

EirGrid and Meath County Council have clashed over the effect the construction of a major power line will have on views from the Hill of Tara. The d(...)

 Mary Murray, Caitriona Ennis and Ian Toner in ‘Wild Sky’ which was commissioned by Meath County Council. Photograph: Fergal Phillips

A single line uttered by a character bewildered by the chaos of the 1916 Easter Rising conveys the turmoil, excitement and defiance depicted in a new (...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue said on Friday the money from the severe weather fund would ensure local and regional roads were repaired as quickly as possible. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

About €85 million will the given to councils to fix roads across the country after the storms and flood damage. Minister for Transport Paschal Donoh(...)

“The key issue for me was why people [joined the revolution]? How were young working-class men and women, just ordinary people, radicalised?” Playwright Deirdre Kinahan pictured in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Bryan Meade

It has been almost 20 years since playwright Deirdre Kinahan made her theatrical debut. It was 1997, and she had been hovering around the amateur dra(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly is to publish the report this week. Photograph: Dave Meehan

A lack of transparency, poor record-keeping and some irregularities in the planning process were evident in a number of county councils, a report for(...)

The 34 acres of  land on the Blackcastle Demesne on the northern banks of the river Boyne in Navan

DTZ Sherry FitzGerald has secured a little more than the guide price of €3 million for 34 acres of housing and high-amenity land on the Blackcastle De(...)

Siptu is to speak with workers at Geith International. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Siptu is to meet with workers at Co Meath firm Geith International amid concerns that the company may be about to dramatically reduce its workforce. (...)

Sinn Féin councillor Sinead Burke will contest the Seanad byelection against Labour candidate Máiría Cahill, Fianna Fáil candidate Dr Keith Swanick and Independent Jerry Beades.

Sinn Féin councillor Sinead Burke will contest the Seanad byelection against Máiría Cahill, who is the Labour Party nominee for the seat left vacant b(...)

Longboat Quay apartments in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Residents of the Longboat Quay apartments in Dublin have been given one month by Dublin Fire Brigade to start fixing the fire safety defects in the co(...)