Conor Reddy from Take Back The City and  Tina MacVeigh speak at a  rally at the Player Wills site on the South Circular Road in Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

People Before Profit has called for the State to build public housing on the Player Wills site, and acquire the south Dublin property via a compulsory(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald: “Dublin cannot blink . . . I will tell the Taoiseach that he must stand firm in the face of British pressure.”  Photograph: John Thys/AFP

Government departments and State agencies held a briefing for hauliers on Monday on how to cope with the effects of a no-deal Brexit. It came as the(...)

Up to 10,000 people marched in Waterford city earlier today calling for a 24/7 cardiology service at University Hospital Waterford (UHW).

Up to 10,000 people marched in Waterford city earlier today calling for a 24/7 cardiology service at University Hospital Waterford (UHW). The South E(...)

The Coombe hospital: the words used in its letter are almost verbatim the text from section 11 of the Act. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The letter from the Coombe hospital to the couple at the centre of the latest abortion controversy is sympathetic, but clear. An abortion is not poss(...)

The Coombe hospital has issued a statement saying its board had no role whatsoever in certifying a termination of pregnancy. File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The pregnant woman who the Dáil heard was denied an abortion despite two consultants’ approval has said she will travel to England next week for a ter(...)

An artist’s impression of the new Vicar Street Hotel

Developer Harry Crosbie has been given the green light for a new eight-storey 185-bedroom hotel at Vicar Street in the Dublin Liberties in spite of so(...)

Inspired by the gilet jaunes movement in France, people in Belfast also protested over the absence of government at Stormont. Photograph: Amanda Ferguson

Austerity, poor wages and a lack of government at Stormont were among the issues raised at a yellow vest protest in Belfast on Saturday afternoon. In(...)

A garda is greeted by a child at a halting site on the Balgaddy Road in  Clondalkin, Dublin on Friday. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

A stand-off between a Dublin local authority and five Traveller families over their occupation of a council-owned site reached stalemate on Friday as (...)

PSNI says the youths were drinking and some of them attacked officers who responded to reports of anti-social behaviour. Photograph: EPA

A crowd of 150 young people threw stones and bottles at motorists in west Belfast over the weekend, the PSNI has said. The young people, ranging in (...)

Gilets jaunes (yellow vests) protesters set fire to garbage bins and other items in Bordeaux. Photograph: Mehdi Fedouach/AFP/Getty Images

The gilets jaunes protests in France, sparked by a hike in carbon tax, “probably sent a shiver down the spine of politicos in Ireland”. That is how an(...)

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