Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Mark Little lives in New York I grew up in Malahide. I remember moments in my childhood when I knew I was destined to be either a politician or a jour(...)

Pictured are nine of the ‘hooded men’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Several men detained by the British army in 1971 want the High Court to compel the State decide whether to seek to revise a controversial European Cou(...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney the national dairy herd would increase by between 20-25 per cent over the next five years.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney has been accused of misleading the public on the environmental impact of expanding Ireland’s dairy herd.An Tais(...)

Bill O’Herlihy:  hung up his microphone as RTÉ’s main sports presenter in the summer. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Bill O’Herlihy, the gentleman of the Irish public relations scene, appears to be tying up a few more loose ends. Billo hung up his microphone as RTÉ’s(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has defended Enda Kenny, saying: ‘I could not see a leader who is further out of the bunker than the Taoiseach’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Taoiseach’s leadership in the wake of the Irish Water debacle has been defended by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe.He was responding to c(...)

RTÉ 2fm presenters Jenny Greene  and Nicky Byrne.

Supermarket chain Aldi is to sponsor 2fm’s The Nicky Byrne Show with Jenny Greene in a 14-month agreement understood to be worth about €300,000.The la(...)

RTÉ chairwoman Moya Doherty: “There are too many crows for us to handle.” Photograph: Frank Miller

Moya Doherty, the new chairwoman of the RTÉ board, is understood to be getting the guided tour to the inner workings of Montrose, where the sign on th(...)

Nine of the so-called ‘Hooded Men’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams TD has called on the Government to make a decision quickly on reopening a long-standing case involving alleged human rig(...)

Ted Nealon:  Taoiseach Enda Kenny said of him: “In every role he gave of his best, not alone as an exemplary public servant, but as an exemplary, compassionate and dignified human being”

The late Ted Nealon had a “unique political brain of enormous capacity”, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told the Dáil. In a tribute to the former Fine G(...)

RTÉ’s Seán O’Rourke: “I felt almost sense of bereavement when I heard the news.”   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The final edition of the Connacht Sentinel has hit newsstands in Galway city as the tabloid becomes the latest newspaper to fall victim to challengi(...)