A firefighter was injured during an attack on a fire tender in Co Sligo on Thursday night. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A firefighter who was injured during an attack on a fire tender in Co Sligo on Thursday night is “thankfully ok,” according to the Assistant Chief Fir(...)

Dublin City Council had the highest number of local authority builds last year, at 19, followed by Waterford at 11 and Monaghan with nine. File photograph: Getty Images

Seven local authorities built no social housing in the three years from 2013 to 2015, according to figures released by the Department of Housing. The(...)

The GPO during the ceremony commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Easter Rising 1916 on Dublin’s O’Connell Street. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Events will be taking place across the country over the weekend to mark the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, which took place on April 24th, 19(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin with FF TDs as they arrive for the first day of the 32nd Dáil. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

They don’t like the term, “grand coalition”, the Fianna Fáil grassroots. There’s nothing grand at all about the idea of serving as a junior partner, o(...)

 Minister for Transport Paschal Donohue said on Friday the money from the severe weather fund would ensure local and regional roads were repaired as quickly as possible. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

About €85 million will the given to councils to fix roads across the country after the storms and flood damage. Minister for Transport Paschal Donoho(...)

Sligo’s losses don’t include whatever the council will have to pay in legal fees from the Lissadell House case that went all the way to the Supreme Court. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

A local government auditor has questioned why loss-making Sligo County Council spent €15,000 sending a four-person delegation to the US on an eight-da(...)

Cllr John O’Donnell from Donegal filmed in a meeting with an undercover RTÉ reporter. Mr O’Donnell ’s membership of the LAMA has been ‘terminated with immediate effect,’ after he refused to resign. Photograph: RTÉ

Two of the councillors who featured in the RTÉ Investigates programme on Monday night have resigned from Local Authority Members Association (LAMA), t(...)

Marooned: buildings surrounded by flood waters in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Householders and businesses in the northwest expressed frustration yesterday as rising flood waters threatened homes and forced some commercial outlet(...)

A third county council has said it will review issues raised in an RTÉ programme on political lobbying. Monaghan County Council has said it is carry(...)

Joe Queenan - as secretly filmed by the RTÉ Investigations unit. Photograph: RTÉ

The Sligo county councillor filmed offering to act as an intermediary for a company in return for an investment in an agricultural business has again (...)

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