Able Seaman Des Branigan photographed in 2014 at an  event to mark the 30th anniversary of the liquidation of Irish Shipping. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Tributes have been paid to former diver, Irish Shipping veteran and trade unionist Des Branigan who has died at the age of 98. Mr Branigan, from Dubl(...)

Tammany Hall:  “Never write if you can speak; never speak if you can nod; never nod if you can wink.” Photo:  R. Gates/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The first account of the Irish revolutionary period by a professional historian was published while the fires of the civil war were still burning. In (...)

Minister of State with responsibility for mental health Kathleen Lynch has said she has a guarantee that the additional €15 million dropped from in(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan TD says the measure would not affect “many” people. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Fianna Fáil has accused Minister for Finance Michael Noonan of misleading the Dáil in his budget speech when announcing a cut to the tax relief availa(...)

The media  listens to  Taoiseach Enda Kenny, with members of the IFSC Clearing House Group, outside Government Buildings, in a file photograph from 2011. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Every month the group meets privately in room 308 of Government Buildings. The gatherings are chaired by the State’s most senior civil servant, Martin(...)

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