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Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the transfer of power from the British to the new Irish administration was a ‘once unthinkable success for Irish nationalism and republicanism’

A national ceremony to remember all those who died in the Civil War will be held in September, Taoiseach Micheál Martin has announced. No definitive (...)

The European Commission says Ireland has made limited progress in reducing carbon emissions in agriculture, road transport and the residential sector. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Ireland will face substantial fines for missing European carbon reduction targets by 2020 but the penalties will not be as high as the €600 million so(...)

European Commission report concludes “existing climate change mitigation efforts will not enable Ireland to achieve its Europe 2020 climate goals domestically”. Photograph: PA

The European Commission has issued its starkest warning yet of economic penalties facing the Government due to lack of progress in decarbonising Irish(...)

Pearse Doherty: The  Sinn Féin finance spokesman said that in many cases, vulture funds rather than taxpayers have benefitted from  repayments to Nama.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Only 61 of the 505 debtors who have exited the National Treasury Management Agency have paid their debts in full. Figures released by the Minister fo(...)

More than 28,000 commercial property units lay vacant in Ireland in the second quarter of 2014. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

More than 28,000 commercial property units lay vacant in Ireland in the second quarter of 2014, an increase on the number of disused premises for the (...)

Maurine Dolan models  a Vero Moda dress. Clothing group Bestseller, which has a related retail business here trading as Vero Moda, Jack Jones and Only, saw profit before tax increase to €1.76 million in the 12 months to July 2012. Photograph: David Sleator

Danish clothing group Bestseller managed to deliver increased profit in its wholesale division last year despite a challenging market. Th(...)