Taoiseach Enda Kenny: when he said Ireland was a special case, he signalled we did not “recognise the urgency” with which environmental action is required, said Senator Grace O’Sullivan. Photograph: Stephen Collins

A Green Party politician has described Taoiseach Enda Kenny as like the “lazy student who’d not opened a book all year” in seeking special exemptions(...)

Minister for Housing Simon Coveney at Dolphin House, Dublin. The Government has rejected a Fianna Fáil Bill to increase the number of local authority houses sold to tenants under a discounted purchase scheme. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Government has rejected a Fianna Fáil Bill to increase the number of local authority houses sold to tenants under a discounted purchase scheme. C(...)

Director general of Europol Rob Wainwright:  “Highly challenging” environment for the security services. Photograph: North West Newspix

Lone wolf extremist killers such as the man involved in last week’s mass murder in Nice, often have a tendency to tell others of their plans before mo(...)

Brendan Halligan, chairman and  founder of the Institute of International and European Affairs: “Courage” required to implement the Hume proposal. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The former Labour general secretary, TD and MEP Brendan Halligan has proposed that as a result of Brexit that Northern Ireland should adopt “condomini(...)

Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness has warned a failure to make changes in Europe in the wake of Brexit could lead to the disintegration of the European(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe: “Money will only follow the services and the projects that are worthy of funding.” Photograph: North West Newspix

The Government will, in preparing for Brexit, adopt a “root and branch change of the culture” of its spending”, Minister for Public Expenditure and(...)

Tom Parlon called for an independent commission to focus on improved infrastructure .Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Thousands of houses to be built in Ireland over the next few years will turn into “ghost communities” unless services and infrastructure improve sign(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s decision to reiterate his recent Northern Ireland Border poll call has caused some surprise and bewilderment. Speaking unscript(...)

At the MacGill Summer School, CSO director general Padraig Dalton said:   ‘GDP and GNP, although required internationally, no longer provide a sufficient understanding of the domestic economy.’ Photograph: Davd Sleator/The Irish Times

A group of experts is being established to provide more accurate data about economic growth in Ireland, the director general of the Central Statistics(...)

A Census Enumerator distributing forms in  Dublin city centre earlier this year. The MacGill Summer School on Tuesday heard collecting data is more difficult than before with no more invites in, cups of tea or helpful tips about the potential whereabouts of the neighbours. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

“Padraig, the Ireland of Mary and Tom is gone”. So a seasoned census enumerator told Padraig Dalton, director general of the Central Statistics Offic(...)

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