An email about legal issues and  Sgt. Maurice McCabe (above) was sent by a Department of Justice official to then minister for justice Frances Fitzgerald.  Photograph: Alan Betson.

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald did not inform Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of the contents of an email she received regarding the legal strategy pursued agains(...)

Frances Fitzgerald was minister for justice until June 2017. File photograph: The Irish Times

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has moved to defend the Government and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald as a new controversy surrounding the Gar(...)

Leo’s conference speech performance at the weekend received what might be charitably described as a ‘mixed reception’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There is an odd atmosphere in the heart of Leinster House these days. Vital building and renovation work is in full swing in the original part of th(...)

The Irish Council for Civil Liberties and the National Union of Journalists made submissions to the Oireachtas Committee on Justice on the General Scheme of the Communications (Data Retention) Bill 2017

Proposed legislation on the retention of phone and internet data does not comply with European Law and has “profound implications” for journalists and(...)

Noel Waters, the highest-ranking official in the justice department, will step down in February. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Government has to fill another senior vacancy in the justice sector after the secretary general of the Department of Justice announced his retirem(...)

Leo Varadkar said Frances Fitzgerald had no prior knowledge of the approach former commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan’s legal team pursued.

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald as minister for justice had “no hand, act or part’’ in the Garda legal strategy in dealing with whistleblower Sgt Maurice (...)

IDA Ireland chief executive Martin Shanahan said IBM “has a long history in Ireland”.

Tech consultancy giant IBM is to create 150 highly-skilled digital jobs over the next two years in a new Dublin facility. The new “digital delivery c(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar   said he wanted to see the UK’s proposal for avoiding a hard Border in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Reuters

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said the British government needs to come up with a solution to avoiding a hard Border on the island of Ireland if it wants the(...)

Mr Kelleher said he had been told by one senior hospital manager the only programme in place for winter was “the flu vaccine and prayers’’. Photograph: iStock

Fine Gael Ministers and TDs are now advising constituents on how they can avail of EU cross-border health treatment, Fianna Fáil health spokesman Bill(...)

The plan by three Independent Alliance ministers, including John Halligan, to embark on a ’peace mission’ to North Korea confirms the view that they have a fundamentally frivolous approach to high office. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The involvement of three Independent Alliance Ministers in the ludicrous North Korean escapade has exposed the vulnerability of the Fine Gael-led mino(...)

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