An additional 112,000 workers will be needed over the next four years to deliver the Government’s ambition of 35,000 annual housing units. Photograph: Alan Betson

MONDAY Indicators: Irish construction PMI (Sep); German industrial production (Aug). Meetings: Food on the Edge symposium on future of food industry(...)

The pair were approached in their car at a shop in Ashtown and gardaí found a firearm, Halloween mask and a container of petrol.

A man apprehended by gardaí who suspected he was on his way to carry out an attack linked to the Kinahan-Hutch feud will appear in court on Saturday. (...)

Almost 680,000 people remain on public hospital waiting lists for various procedures, according to the latest published figures. Photograph: iStock

Almost 680,000 people remain on public hospital waiting lists for various procedures, according to the latest published figures. By the end of Septem(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar with Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon at  Governments Buildings. Photograph: Tom Honan/PA Wire

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon told business leaders in Dublin that the UK should remain in the single market and customs union after Brexit.(...)

Ibrahim Halawa: the Taoiseach said he assumed the Irish Embassy in Cairo still had access to him. Photograph: PA Wire

Irish officials have been unable to visit Ibrahim Halawa in prison since his acquittal by an Egyptian court more than two weeks ago. The Department o(...)

Gardaí believe they have foiled a gangland murder attempt linked to the Kinahan-Hutch feud in Dublin. A man and a woman were arrested in a car on Wed(...)

The ‘glamourising of alcohol’ through advertising, promotions and sponsorship can adversely affect the behaviour of young people, Catholic bishops have said. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The “glamourising of alcohol” through advertising, promotions and sponsorship can adversely affect the behaviour of young people, Catholic bishops hav(...)

Ann Marie Walsh Harte from Co Mayo with her son Lewis, (5) who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

A group campaigning for access to treatment for young boys with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy has pleaded with the Health Service Executive (HSE) and th(...)

Catherine Moroney, head of business banking at AIB; Network Ireland president Rebecca Harrison; CRC chief executive Stephanie Manahan; and Priscilla O’Regan, head of communications at BT, launching  Network Ireland’s Creating Opportunities conference. Photograph: 1IMAGE/Bryan Brophy

Monday Indicators: Irish manufacturing PMI (Sep); euro zone manufacturing PMI (Sep), unemployment (Aug); UK manufacturing PMI (Sep); German manufact(...)

Niall Gibbons CEO of Tourism Ireland: will travel to the UK next week to meet industry counterparts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland’s post-Brexit appeal as a destination for UK tourists continues to fade, with latest figures showing a further drop in numbers. The figures h(...)