Brittany Ferries have been criticised for stopping providing hot meals to drivers on the Rosslare-Bilbao route. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

Independent TD Verona Murphy has called on Brittany Ferries to reverse a decision to stop serving hot meals to hauliers bringing vital supplies to Ire(...)

Verona Murphy has confirmed she will contest the next general election as an Independent candidate.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Former Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy has confirmed she will contest the general election in Wexford as an independent candidate. Ms Murphy said (...)

An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar canvasses with Wexford byelection candidate Verona Murphy in Wexford town. Photograph: Fiach Kelly

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he is glad the controversial former Fine Gael candidate Verona Murphy did not win last month’s Wexford byelection. M(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar canvasses  Verona Murphy (centre) in Wexford town during the by-election campaign in November. Photograph: Fiach Kelly

Fine Gael’s decision to deselect Verona Murphy as a general election candidate in Wexford “is looking better by the moment,” Minister for Health Simon(...)

Verona Murphy will be officially removed from Fine Gael’s Wexford general election ticket on Wednesday. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Fine Gael has confirmed that Verona Murphy has been removed from the party’s general election ticket in Wexford. In a statement following a meeting o(...)

Garda at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford, onboard a Stena Line ferry after 16 people were discovered in a sealed trailer on the ship sailing from France. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Fourteen men found in the back of a truck on a Rosslare-bound ferry have claimed asylum in Ireland. The men, believed to be Kurds, applied for Intern(...)

Fine Gael byelection candidate in Wexford Verona Murphy with  Louise Hennessey from Southknock, New Ross, and  Cllr Bridin Murphy. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Remarks by a Fine Gael byelection candidate about Islamic State (Isis) and migrants represent “ignorant, ill-informed, dangerous rhetoric that every r(...)

Fianna Fáil election candidate Malcolm Byrne canvassing in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

It’s early afternoon on a bitterly cold Friday, and Minister of State for Defence Paul Kehoe is striding door to door in his hometown of Bree, Co Wexf(...)

Verona Murphy was discussing the Direct Provision system when she made the comments and said those seeking international protection in Ireland should not be housed where support services for them are not available. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

A Fine Gael by-election candidate has apologised to “anyone who was offended” by comments in which she said some asylum seekers coming to Ireland have(...)

Approximately 50mm of rain fell in a short period of time. Photograph: iStock

Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) has said future flooding that closed the M8 motorway between Junction 12 Mitchelstown and Junction 11 Cahi(...)

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