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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(...)

Ziva Eger, chief executive of Israel’s Foreign Investment and Industrial Co-operation Authority: ‘Israel is different to Ireland. We don’t feel that competition so much. Ireland has the market [the European Union] but it does not have the technology level that we have.’

As IDA Ireland this week announced another record year of job wins for the State, its chief executive Martin Shanahan acknowledged that stiffer compet(...)

It is particularly troubling that, even in cities like Dublin and Galway where the centres and some suburbs have relatively clean streets, their economically deprived areas are often unacceptably defaced by litter. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Litter can seem a minor problem set against the broad canvas of environmental crises, from global heating to biodiversity loss. Looked at another way,(...)

 Abandoned refuse in north inner city Dublin. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Some of the most disadvantaged parts of towns and cities had the worst litter last year, with Dublin’s north inner city the worst affected, a report p(...)

Ana Kriégel’s body   was found in an abandoned farmhouse in Lucan, Co Dublin, in May 2018. Photograph: Family handout/PA

May 2018 seemed like a particularly bad time to be female in Ireland. As the country prepared to vote to abolish the constitutional ban on abortion at(...)

The Leixlip water treatment plant where ‘turbidity’ or cloudy water due to suspended particles forced a temporary shutdown affecting 600,000 people. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Four alarms warning about the increased cloudiness of water at a Co Kildare water treatment plant that led to a boil water notice affecting 600,000 pe(...)

Clive Staunton,  a father-of-one and widower, was shot dead in the Glen Easton housing estate in Leixlip.

Gardaí have arrested two people in relation to the fatal shooting of a man in Co Kildare that occurred in November 2018. Clive Staunton (50), a fathe(...)

A view of the Ringsend Wastewater Treatment Plant in Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Irish Water has said there remains a risk of overflow of wastewater into Dublin Bay, following the failure of two pumps at the Ringsend Wastewater Tre(...)

Irish Water crews are responding to a pump failure at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant in Dublin.

Irish Water crews are responding to a pump failure at the Ringsend wastewater treatment plant in Dublin. A spokesman for the utility company said th(...)

Appeals board gave the plan the go-ahead after concluding that the proposal accords with national, regional and local planning policy

Intel has welcomed a decision to grant planning permission for its proposed new $4 billion (€3.63 billion) manufacturing fabrication facility at its L(...)

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