Minister of State for the Marine Tom Hayes has said  paid car-parking in Howth harbour,  Dublin, is being considered. Photograph: Chris Bellew/Fennell Photography

Paid car-parking in Howth harbour, in north Dublin, remains under consideration as part of an overall review of traffic management arrangements, Mini(...)

Armed police patrol Marhaba beach, where 38 people were killed in a terrorist attack in Sousse. Flowers have been laid in honour of the dead. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

The Dáil has observed a minute’s silence as a mark of respect to the victims of the terrorist attack in Tunisia. Taoiseach Enda Kenny, leading express(...)

Senator Mark Daly: said Germany seemed to forget the 1953 London debt agreement whereby nearly 50% of its debt was written off. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There were exchanges between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael in the Seanad over the Greek crisis. Mark Daly of Fianna Fáil said the attitude of some of the (...)

 Dara Calleary (Fianna Fáil): asked if it was acceptable that a consultant had gone on maternity leave  and would not be replaced until September.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

More than 850 people were told this week by two Galway hospitals that all outpatient rheumatology clinics for July and August had been cancelled, Fia(...)

Seán Ó Fearghaíl: said the banks responsible for breaching the code of conduct should be named and shamed and should have some penalty imposed

(...) the information. He said that in the past, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said there were no(...)

Joan Burton: “My priority is to ensure that as a society we arrive at a situation in which lone parents have the same opportunities as everyone else to access employment, training and education’’

Minister for Social Protection Joan Burton said she would examine the supports available to all families with children in advance of the October bud(...)

Senator David Norris praised O’Connell Street cleaners.  Photograph: Eric Luke

Independent Senator David Norris claimed Irish people were “filthy’’ as he repeated his criticism of the neglect of Dublin’s O’Connell Street. He sa(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: told the Seanad he is putting “key building blocks” in place for universal healthcare. Photograph: Alan Betson

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says he is putting “key building blocks” in place for the introduction of universal healthcare as quickly as possib(...)

Michael Noonan: Minister has said credit unions can apply to have their  restrictions reviewed. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...), Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has said. He defended the Government’s approach to reform of the sector(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said the difference between gross income and net income should be taken into account when talking about tax cuts. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

(...), Minister for Finance Michael Noonan told the Dáil. He said a person on PAYE with a gross income of €70(...)