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Cathal Berry is contesting the newly-enlarged Kildare South constituency. Photograph: Michael Donnelly.

Dr Cathal Berry’s newly-opened campaign office in Newbridge has the air of a military command centre. In the middle of the room, a group are gathered(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe speak to  Anne Donnelly on Hope Avenue as they canvass in Dublin Central. Photograph: Douglas O’Connor

With 17 days to go until the general election, the following issues have become the hot-button topics on the doorsteps in the campaign. Below is all (...)

 The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick, a jewelled breast star, sold for €32,343 – more than three times its estimated price  The Most Illustrious Order of St Patrick, a jewelled breast star, sold for €32,343 – more than three times its estimated price

More than half a million euro was raised at an auction of contents from Luggala, Co Wicklow, one of Ireland’s most celebrated country estates. Just (...)

Members of the Social Democrats party Catherine Murphy, Gary Gannon and Roisin Shortall opening  their election campaign on Dublin’s Sean McDermott Street. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A nationwide rent freeze, a constitutional right to housing and building more than 100,000 homes over the next five years are some of the housing poli(...)

Growth in Dublin was just 2%, but it still accounted for the biggest single share of all completions at 7,055. File photograph: PA

Construction companies completed more than 21,000 homes in the Republic in 2019, a 10-year high but below the level needed to meet future demand for h(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar pictured during a media briefing at Government Buildings. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

As we face into the second week of the general election campaign we can expect many spending promises with the main parties due to launch their housin(...)

Simon Harris is expected to comfortably hold his seat. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Wicklow (five seats) Current: 2 FG, 2 FF, 1 SF This is such a big constituency that locals quip it comprises two counties – Wicklow and “Wickla”. Re(...)

Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy topped the poll here in 2016, and there is little to suggest she won’t repeat the trick this time out. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Kildare North (four seats) Current: 1 FG, 2 FF, 1 Soc Dem Kildare is the heart of the commuter belt, and as such, infrastructure and quality of life(...)

Susan Riches from Ontario, Canada at the Four Courts in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Canadian tourist who fell down the stairs of a double decker tourist bus in Dublin has settled her High Court action on undisclosed terms. Retired (...)

Residential properties in Dublin 8 and Co Kildare were searched along with a jewellers and a business in Dublin 2

A number of cars, Rolex watches, more than €4,000 in cash, a pair of runners and weighing scales were seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau (Cab) durin(...)

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