A company – owned by a religious order – involved in the production of the daily Angelus for RTÉ has made a settlement for over €90,000 with the Reven(...)

“If Labour can hold its nerve, stay focussed, and navigate cleverly between its twin positions of government partner and sensible left-wing option, it will survive the expected storm. Keeping Alan Kelly out of national sight is an essential element of this plan”. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The bags have been packed for weeks around Leinster House, and Drapier has been chomping at the bit since budget day. There was never going to be any (...)

Fifty years ago this weekend, the Catholic bishop of Clonfert, Dr Thomas Ryan, became remarkably agitated about an item on RTÉ’s Late Late Show that f(...)

A press release from Facebook this week “revealed” that Fine Gael has been the most discussed political party.

In the US, Bernie Sanders will win the Democratic nomination by a landslide over Hillary Clinton, and will go on to be defeated by the Republican can(...)

The scene  of the fatal shooting of of Eddie Hutch Snr,  in his home on Poplar Row in  Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Faced with the prospect of squabbling politicians clogging the airwaves for the rest of the month, one might think that any distraction from the elec(...)

Rising time: Roger Casement and John Devoy feature in ‘1916’

The very name of this three-part documentary is like a proclamation. By calling it 1916 (RTÉ One, Wednesday) the film-maker Bríona Nic Dhiarmada appea(...)

Garda officers at the scene of the shooting of Eddie Hutch  on Poplar Row in Dublin’s  North Strand. Two journalists at Independent News & Media hwho have been reporting on recent gang violence have had threats made on their lives, the group’s editor-in-chief said. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire.

A newspaper editor has said it is frightening to think that journalists are having threats made on their lives some 20 years after the murder of Veron(...)

Luas drivers  at Sandyford Terminus on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

More than 90,000 Dublin commuters will be affected by a strike by Luas staff on Friday as the light rail system stops service for a second day. Luas (...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the launch of the party’s advertisement campaign outside Leinster House. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

As we head into the second weekend of what we are currently calling the 2016 election, there is every possibility that we will end up having to call i(...)

Maj Willie Redmond MP joined the Royal Irish Regiment at the age of 53

February 12th, 1916 Maj Willie Redmond MP was one of the oldest serving Irish men at the front. He joined the Royal Irish Regiment at the age of 53 (...)