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Taoiseach Micheál Martin and Minister for Defence, Simon Coveney at the Naval Service 75th anniversary in Cork on Saturday. Photograph: Julien Behal

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has paid tribute to the men and women of the Naval Service for their professionalism over the years at a ceremony at Naval Ba(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin moved again to play down the continuing controversy over Mr Coveney’s deletion of texts from Ms Zappone. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has predicted information due to be released by the Department of Foreign Affairs on the planned appointment of Katherine Zap(...)

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation’s (INTO) annual congress took place online this year, broadcast from a studio in Naas, Co Kildare. Photograph: Moya Nolan

Thousands of LGBT teachers are “hiding their sexuality” due to fears of discrimination within schools, say primary teachers. Despite laws which provi(...)

 LE Eithne: a letter sent by Cmdr Mick Malone to all Naval Service personnel claimed it and LE Orla would remain tied up until crew numbers improved.  Photograph: Irish Defence Forces

Two Naval Service ships were taken out of service last week for routine maintenance and not because of crew shortages, Minister of State with special (...)

Irish Army Mowag personnel carriers loading  onto a ship in Dublin  on their way to Chad for a UN mission

The Defence Forces has received significant extra money for purchases of new equipment next year across the Army, Air Corps and Naval Service. Morale(...)

Artists impression of the proposed Indaver facility in Ringaskiddy.

The managing director of the company behind plans for a €160 million incinerator for Cork Harbour has insisted the facility is necessary to handle Cor(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against complacency and urged voters to come out and vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage equality referendum after an opinion poll showed the proposal is likely to be passed. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has warned against complacency and urged voters to come out and vote ‘Yes’ in the marriage equality referendum after an opinion p(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade Charlie Flanagan at a UN peacekeeping summit in New York.

The Government has agreed to train African military officers, most likely from Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda, in peacekeeping skills in Ireland and Af(...)