Micheál Martin has been asked by Leo Varadkar to agree a reform of the Local Property Tax.

The leaders of Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are set to engage in a head-to-head general election debate, the first time the leaders of the two parties ha(...)

St Iberius Church,  Wexford, the site of a four-day Christmas fast. File photograph: Paddy Whelan

Wexford’s Church of Ireland rector Rev Arthur Minion and Catholic parish administrator Fr Aodhán Marken won’t be sampling any mince pies in the lead-u(...)

Jockey Davy Russell  and Dublin hurler Chris Crummy give jockey Ruby Walsh his jersey before the start of the eighth annual Hurling for Cancer Research,  in aid of the Irish Cancer Society, in St Conleth’s Park, Newbridge, Co Kildare.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

If the whole jockey thing hadn’t worked out for Davy Russell, he might instead have played hurling for his native Cork. That’s the opinion of other pe(...)

Historian and author Fr Anthony Gaughan who received the Kerry Association in Dublin arts award at the National Library, Dublin with RTÉ presenter Miriam O’Callaghan and Keelin Kissane, chairwoman  of the association.

Listowel-born historian and author Fr Anthony Gaughan has received this year’s Kerry Association in Dublin arts award. Association chairwoman Keelin (...)

President Michael D Higgins: “Michael D is regarded as unbeatable if he goes again,’’ said one long-time Leinster House observer.  Photograph: Getty Images

President Michael D Higgins will have history on his side if, as expected, he seeks a second term in the Arás. Speculation is mounting he will be an a(...)

Broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan speaking to reporters at the Wax Museum where she launched the LauaLynn Heroes Ball on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

RTÉ broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan has confirmed she will not seek a nomination to run for president. The journalist used social media on Friday to (...)

Miriam O’Callaghan speaking to reporters when she launched the Laura Lynn Heroes ball which will take place on May 12th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

RTÉ has said it has “established procedures” on how to deal with an employee or contractor who wants to seek public office, as broadcaster Miriam O’Ca(...)

Frances Fitzgerald: neither Fianna Fáil nor Fine Gael has an obvious candidate to oppose Michael D Higgins if he runs again. Within Fine Gael, Ms Fitzgerald’s name has been mentioned. Photograph: Eric Luke

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are becoming increasingly nervous about contesting the presidential election if President Michael D Higgins opts for a secon(...)

People writing on the #SoundEffect ‘Wall of Sound’ at Electric Picnic 2017

President Michael D Higgins and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar both sent letters praising a new campaign designed to create ‘a wave of positivity’ across Irel(...)

Pictured: Miriam O'Callaghan broadcaster, Sinead Burke disability activist, Ellie Kisyombe End Direct Provision, Mari Kennedy leadership coach, Eileen Flynn traveller and community activist

“Society tries to divide us into working women, non-working women, mothers, people who choose not to be mothers, Traveller women, rich women, ugly wom(...)

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