Montrose market: In 2017, RTÉ yielded a gross price of €107.5 million and a net gain of €78.5 million from the sale of 8.64 acres. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Should RTÉ keep its “citadel” in Donnybrook? Variants of this question pop up now and again, but it doesn’t take much imagination to see why they mig(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath has been asked if the Government now believes that the salary increase of more than €80,000 for the ro(...)

During an appearance at the Oireachtas Finance Committee, Taoiseach Micheál Martin  denied that Robert Watt (pictured) was head-hunted for the €292,000 position. Photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has defended the salary increase of more than €80,000 for the job of Department of Health secretary general as “appropriate” (...)

RTÉ director-general Dee Forbes: ‘It’s not that simple to put together a two-hour show or be on camera for two hours.’ Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

RTÉ is “still committed” to cutting its costs by €60 million over a three-year period, but Covid-19 has changed the way in which it will try to reach (...)

Gardaí investigating alleged corrupt practices at the Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board (ETB) have arrested a man, bringing to eight th(...)

 Robert Watt worked as interim secretary general at the Department of Health until Cabinet decided on Tuesday to appoint him to the permanent position. File photograph: Collins Photos

Robert Watt, the newly appointed Department of Health secretary general, is being asked to explain how his waiving of some of the €292,000 salary that(...)

File image of recruits of Templemore. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Garda watchdog’s investigation into the administration of European funds at the Garda training college in Templemore has been hit by “unforeseen d(...)

Covid-19 infection in meat plants has been a source of concern. File photograph: David Sleator

If meat plants had been closed during the Covid-19 pandemic it could have resulted in food shortages and would have collapsed the agricultural economy(...)

Robert Watt has been appointed as secretary general of the Department of Health. File photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Robert Watt has been appointed as secretary general of the Department of Health but is to waive a salary increase of more than €80,000 that comes with(...)

Robert Watt was previously secretary general at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform. File photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has claimed the appointment of Robert Watt as secretary general of the Department of Health would have “hallmarks of an old-fashioned stroke(...)

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