James D Watson pictured in Dublin in 2013.Photograph: Alan Betson

University College Cork staff have welcomed the decision by the university authorities to remove the name of American geneticist and Nobel Prize winne(...)

Nóirín O’Sullivan: “The last Garda commissioner was in and out to so many public forums that she wasn’t able to do her job,” according to Dermot Ahern. Photograph: Alan Betson

In her resignation statement, on Sunday, Nóirín O’Sullivan lamented that the job she was leaving had essentially become about “responding to an unendi(...)

Baroness Nuala O’Loan after receiving an honorary life membership to the RDS. She said an outsider would not come with the “historic baggage of what had gone before”. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

An outsider might be best placed to replace Nóirín O’Sullivan as Garda commissioner, Northern Ireland’s former police ombudsman has said. Baroness N(...)

Fine Gael TD Bernard Durkan said it was vital the new compensation rules were fair to serving members given the nature of their work.

New laws governing Garda compensation will allow for future claims to be brought before the Personal Injuries Assessment Board (PIAB) in a move design(...)

It is expected Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan will be called to appear before the Oireachtas Justice and Equality Committee on Wednesday. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald did not ask Garda Commissioner Noirin O’Sullivan to resign on Monday after the met to discuss the recent garda scandals. (...)

Director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland Lorcan O’Connor said that there were still 37,000 mortgages in arrears of longer than 720 days. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

People struggling with debts they cannot repay should feel no stigma and should not be afraid of making contact with the Insolvency Service of Ireland(...)

Ann Fay, outgoing president of the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation,  presents incoming chief  Brendan O'Sullivan with his chain of office at the INTO annual conference in Cork yesterday. Photograph:  Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Primary teachers have voted overwhelmingly to form an alliance with other public service (...)

Less than half of primary school teachers teach religion willingly in schools across the State, a new survey has found. The research, car(...)