Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said some 5,900 new “units” of social housing would be provided next year by local authorities and approved housing bodies, either through building or acquisition. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Measures announced in Budget 2018 will lead to the provision in 2018 of just 31 social homes over and above the number committed to last year by the G(...)

Leo Varadkar: ‘Is Fianna Fáil arguing now we should start training up Border guards?’Photograph: Eric Luke

The Taoiseach has denied he suppressed a Brexit report on implications for the Border in heated Dáil exchanges with the Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Mar(...)

‘I am exhausted, and I just can’t calm myself down.’ Vogue: My Anxious Life

“I look exhausted, I am exhausted, and I just can’t calm myself down.” Vogue: My Anxious Life (RTÉ 2, Tuesday, 10pm) opens with a close-up of a b(...)

An anti-Brexit sign on the Northern Ireland side of the border between Republic and Northern Ireland. Photograph: Artur Widak/NurPhoto via Getty Images
Brexit: prepare for the worst

The enormous strain Brexit will impose on Ireland’s customs infrastructure, as well as on the country’s economy, is revealed in an internal memo from (...)

President Michael D Higgins has called for a thorough examination of the ‘viciousness’ that was unleashed in Ireland’s Civil War. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

President Michael D Higgins has called for a thorough examination of the “viciousness that was unleashed and the terrible price that was paid” for wha(...)

RTÉ presenter Sean O’Rourke responded on-air to a formal complaint made by Sinn Féin’s former director of publicity Danny Morrison. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

RTÉ presenter Sean O’Rourke has apologised for giving some listeners the impression that he disrespected IRA hunger-strikers in the 1970s during remar(...)

President Michael D Higgins, his wife Sabina and the Governor of Western Australia Kerry Sanderson during a welcome ceremony in Perth on Monday. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins has clarified his remarks on whether he would seek a second term, saying his decision would be known by the 2018 National (...)

 Bryan Dobson and Sharon Ní Bheoláin present the RTÉ news bulletin but Dobson is paid significantly more

Mandatory gender pay gap reporting should be introduced for large companies, the Irish Business and Employers’ Confederation (Ibec)has suggested. In (...)

 Artist Jim Fitzpatrick with a promotional image of a stamp featuring his world famous image of Che Guevara.

A prominent Cuban-American radio host is calling on An Post to explain why it decided to put Che Guevara on a stamp. Ninoska Perez Castellón, a promi(...)

Marian Finucane, whose weekend radio shows will now be sponsored by FBD. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

FBD Insurance will be the new sponsor of The Marian Finucane Show on RTÉ Radio from next weekend. The show, which is broadcast on Saturdays and Sunda(...)