Cystic fibrosis unit at St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin. A ‘wonder drug’ used to treat adult cystic fibrosis patients has been rejected for use in a group of child patients.

A “wonder drug” used to treat adult cystic fibrosis patients has been rejected for use in a group of child patients after a study found it would cost (...)

Loughton House in Moneygall, Co Offaly: 91 per  cent  of 2,700 lots under the hammer were sold and the house is still on the market for €2.75 million.

Sheppard’s marathon four-day auction at Loughton House in Moneygall, Co Offaly concluded last weekend after more than 2,700 lots went under the hammer(...)

Independent Senator Alice Mary Higgins: “EU-Canada pact a game-changer with potential to affect our public services, environment and policy decisions in a way we have not seen before.” Photograph: The Irish Times

A motion moved by Independent Alice Mary Higgins to stop Ireland signing up to a free trade agreement between the EU and Canada was passed by one vote(...)

An engraving of an 18th century French painting, valued at €1,000 sold for €60,000 and was the “sleeper” during day two of Sheppard’s auction at Lough(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny addresses a gathering of Fine Gael supporters in CHQ Building, Custom House Quay, Dublin. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fine Gael needs to rely less on “self-appointed sources of authority” and party strategy must not be kept within a tight group of senior figures if th(...)

Fine Gael deputy leader and Senator Dr James Reilly: in 2001, he and his wife Dorothy bought Loughton House, a 13-bedroom Georgian mansion on 82 acres outside the village of Moneygall, Co Offaly

Viewing begins this morning for the auction of the contents of Loughton House – the country estate of Fine Gael deputy leader and Senator, Dr James R(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and senior Fine Gael figures  at the Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge, Co Kildare on  the second day of the Fine Gael Parliamentary Party meeting. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is prepared to fight any moves to remove him as Fine Gael leader as a growing number of backbenchers and Ministers say his positi(...)

A 1960s Jaguar Mark 2 model - apparently adapted for use by a fire service - and known as a “Fire Chief Jaguar”, with a top estimate of €15,000.

The deputy leader of Fine Gael, Senator James Reilly, is to sell his collection of vintage and classic cars along with the contents of his country ho(...)

Loughton House, a 13-bedroom Georgian mansion in Moneygall, Co Offaly

Dr James Reilly chuckles like “Bottler” as he recalls the first night he slept in “The King’s Bed” at his newly-acquired country mansion. And, no, not(...)

Shops found selling cigarettes to youngsters will get on-the-spot fines

The Department of Health is to introduce on-the-spot fines for retailers who sell cigarettes to minors, and that information will then be published o(...)