Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan TD made representations to the department of health about a proposed methadone clinic in her constituency. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Culture Josepha Madigan lobbied to ensure a methadone clinic would not be run from a health centre in her Dublin Rathdown constituency, a(...)

Minister of State at the Department of Health Catherine Byrne is expected to bring to Cabinet an expert report on the personal possession of illegal drugs. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Cabinet is set to discuss a series of proposals for first and second cautions for those who are caught with drugs in their personal possession. T(...)

The proposed 164-apartment development in Howth, north Co Dublin, which is opposed by Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin. Picture: Crekav Trading

Labour Senator Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is organising support for a judicial review to overturn approval granted for a 164-apartment development in Howth, no(...)

Paddy Jackson: ‘I am ashamed that a young woman who was a visitor to my home left in a distressed state.’ Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Nine days after he was acquitted of rape and sexual assault, Paddy Jackson has said he is ashamed that the complainant in the trial, a “visitor to my (...)

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, said the Bill is a ‘very simple amendment” to include other young children enrolled in school under Tusla’s remit.’ Photograph: iStock

A Seanad Bill to close an “anomaly” which permits school absenteeism among children aged four and five years old will be debated on Tuesday eveni(...)