Labour’s Aodhán Ó Riordáin has proposed the introduction of a free book scheme for primary schools. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

School voluntary contributions are “fees in disguise” and should be banned by Government, according to the Labour Party. Education spokesman Aodhán Ó(...)

“One of the main benefits of establishing safer injecting facilities is that they can encourage drug users to ultimately engage in long-term treatment programmes.” Photograph: Thinkstock

In November 2015 the Government announced that after a process of tendering, Merchant’s Quay Ireland was to be given the responsibility of piloting th(...)

Aodhán Ó Riordáin said if his colleagues  believed in equality ‘then it would be deeply hypocritical’ to attend the US ambassador’s July 4th reception. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A Labour Senator was accused of being very divisive over his call for politicians to boycott the US embassy’s Independence Day reception on July 4th o(...)

 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

 A body is removed from the scene of the shooting at Kilbarron Avenue,    Coolock, Dublin.  Photograph: Tom Honan

Dublin’s third gangland murder victim in eight days was shot dead when he called to the family home of a man killed last week to sympathise with that (...)

Cairn Homes applied to build 377 apartments and eight houses on a three-hectare north Dublin site, that was previously owned by the Christian Brothers.

Cairn Homes has been cleared to build a 385-home apartment development, including blocks up to eight storeys high, on Griffith Avenue, Marino, Dublin (...)

 Donald Trump shakes hands with Leo Varadkar: a visit to Ireland by Mr Trump would be a political, security and logistical nightmare for the Government. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP

The Government has not been notified of a visit to Ireland later this year by US president Donald Trump, a Government spokesman said, but officials as(...)

Paddy Power’s results for 2017 showed total  online revenues for Britain and Ireland at just over €1 billion with retail revenues actually up more than 10 per cent.  Photographer: Matthew Lloyd/Bloomberg

One of the more interesting ideas to come out of a public meeting organised by the politician Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, and attended by Niall Quinn, the othe(...)

Verville Retreat: MKN has permission to convert the former nursing home as part of its scheme to build 68 apartments

MKN Property Group has received An Bord Pleanála’s final seal of approval for a new-homes scheme in Clontarf, in north Dublin. Plans for its developme(...)

Niall Quinn hopes to implement a plan to recolutionise the League of Ireland. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Former Republic of Ireland international Niall Quinn has said that he hopes to be able to provide considerably more detail on his proposals for the Le(...)

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