Journalists take part in a protest following the assassination of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in a car bomb attack three days ago, outside parliament in Valletta, Malta on Thursday. Photograph:  Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

The sons of murdered investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia have called on the Maltese prime minister to resign. In a Facebook post, they sa(...)

Maltese prime minister Joseph Muscat (left) and his head of communications Kurt Farrugia walk out of his office  to the jeers of  people protesting  the assassination of  journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in a car bomb attack, in Valletta, Malta. Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

Prime minister Joseph Muscat offered on Wednesday a major reward to anyone with information about the killing of prominent journalist Daphne Caruana G(...)

Senator Catherine Noone, Chair of the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution, speaks during session this afternoon. Photograph: Oireachtas TV

The Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment has tonight voted not to retain Article 40.3.3 of the Constitution (another term for the amendment) i(...)

The constitutional ban on abortion is “unworkable” because of online access to abortion pills, Peter Boylan, the former master of Holles St and chairman of the Institute of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Ireland, will tell the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The constitutional ban on abortion is “unworkable” because of online access to abortion pills, Peter Boylan, the former master of Holles St and chairm(...)

Forensic experts walk near the remains of the car of investigative journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia in Bidnija, Malta.  Photograph: Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters

The son of the investigative journalist killed in a car bombing on Monday has said his mother was killed because she stood up for the rule of law in M(...)

The crude divorce rate in Ireland is 0.6 per cent, according to the Eurostat.

Ireland’s divorce rate remains remarkably low when compared with the rest of Europe and the wider world. According to the April 2016 census, as publi(...)

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Julie Meyer, left,  founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital, and Olivia Lynch, Partner, KPMG Private Enterprise at RHA, Dublin

Entrepreneurs hold the solution to Europe’s sluggish growth problem. That’s the view of Julie Meyer, founder of First Tuesday and Ariadne Capital, who(...)

A burst water mains at Roughgrange, Donore, Co Meath.

Irish Water has warned that water main bursts will be a “common occurrence” for years to come, following the publication of a report analysing the cau(...)

Spend the winter in the  Algarve, Portugal with prices from €176 for three weeks.

Three weeks winter holidays from €176pps Long-stay holidays over the winter are available with Abbey Travel for amazing prices, from November to Febru(...)