The site of the new national children’s hospital, in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The top civil servant in the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform will on Wednesday signal a shake-up of how the State spends money on infrastr(...)

 Newly elected Conservative party leader Boris Johnson s outside the Conservative leadership headquarters. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Boris Johnson’s impending appointment as prime minister “raises enormous fears” for the future of Anglo-Irish relations and British policy towards Nor(...)

SDLP  wants greater economic integration between North and South. Photograph: Getty

Calls for a border poll at this time are “premature”, the Brexit spokesperson for the SDLP has said. Speaking at the MacGill summer school in Glentie(...)

Enda Kenny with his aunts Una Blain, Collette McNelis, Breege Connor and Christina Curran when he visited Glenties to attend the MacGill Summer School. Photograph: North West Newspix

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that the prospect of a future border poll on the re-unification of Ireland should be included as part of the negotiation(...)