County Longford

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Anne Rabbitte, Fianna Fáil TD for Galway East: ‘Pressure was put on’ by people who wanted to support Mr Smith and not her, she claimed.

A Fianna Fáil TD standing for the European Parliament claims the party has given in to pressure to favour her running mate. Anne Rabbitte, a Galway E(...)

Anne Rabbitte  at an Ibec-hosted debate in the  Clayton Hotel, Galway earlier this month. Photograph: Michael Dillon

A Fianna Fáil TD standing for the European Parliament has said the party has given into pressure of the “old guard” to favour her running mate. Anne(...)

Compared with the peak of the housing boom in 2007, prices are still 18.6 per cent lower, with Dublin off by more than 22 per cent. Photograph: Darren Staples/Reuters

Property prices returned to growth in March, rising 0.2 per cent on the month after four months of decline. However, annual growth represented the low(...)

An image of the planned North Quays redevelopment in Waterford city. Picture: Waterford City and Council Council

I’m standing on a bridge in Waterford overlooking the river Suir with Rob Cass, a Dungarvan-born representative of the Saudi Fawaz Alhokair Group. We’(...)

Minister for Finance and Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe rejected advice from a senior civil servant about the broadband plan. Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The controversy surrounding the huge cost of the National Broadband Plan is growing nearly as quickly as the list of zeros at the end of bill. Ou(...)

Offaly manager Eugene McGee makes his way onto the Croke Park  pitch before the start of the 1982 All-Ireland SFC Final against Kerry. Photograph:   Ray McManus/Sportsfile

The late Eugene McGee (78) was a man of many achievements and talents but the past 37 years of his life were dominated in the public mind by what happ(...)

Four-bedroom lodge and patio at the new Center Parcs in Co Longford.

When Center Parcs chief executive, Martin Dalby, is asked about the pricing structure of the family holiday destination due to open in a Longford fore(...)

Harry Clarke’s granddaughter Ann Simmons in St Peter’s Church  viewing one of the artist’s windows in the church. File photograph: Iain White/Fennell Photography

A bridge in Cabra, north Dublin has been named after one of the State’s greatest stained-glass artists. The Cabra Road Bridge in Dublin 7 has become T(...)

Cork City Fire Brigade responds to an incident during Storm Hannah. Photograph: Cork City Fire Brigade/Twitter

About 21,000 customers are without power tonight, predominantly in counties Kerry and Cork, with further outages expected as Storm Hannah la(...)

Protesters blocked the entrance to Mosney with a number of cars.

Dozens of residents of the Mosney direct provision centre held a demonstration at the entrance to the site on Thursday and blocked management from ent(...)

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