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Helen McEntee: from here to maternity. Photograph: Tom Honan

Welcome to the world, Michael Shane Hickey. Your early arrival made national headlines and set the perfect tone for a welcome day of hope and optimism(...)

Irish emigrants embarking for America at Waterloo Docks, Liverpool, in 1850. Photograph: Ann Ronan Pictures/Print Collector/Getty Images

The extent of British government discomfort at commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Irish Famine is revealed in previously confidential files re(...)

Maireád McGuinness: a rare example of a journalist making a successful career change into politics. File photograph Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

Fine Gael MEP Mairead McGuinness, who has been appointed as European commissioner in charge of financial services and financial stability, is a rare e(...)

Vulcan Consultancy founder Lucinda Creighton. The former politician set up Vulcan in 2016 after she lost her seat in the general election. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Vulcan Consulting, an advisory firm established by former TD Lucinda Creighton, has announced a new strategic partnership with Washington DC lobbyist (...)

A jury unanimously awarded Chris Gordon €300,000 in damages after his long-running defamation case against the Irish trainer’s body. Photograph: Inpho

The Irish racehorse trainers association will decide early next week whether it will appeal a high court decision that saw the Irish horseracing regul(...)

Leo Varadkar canvasses with Wexford byelection candidate Verona Murphy (centre) in Wexford town. Photograph: Fiach Kelly

It was a smash-and-grab canvass although how much support was snatched during a 40-minute trot around Wexford town will only become apparent when vote(...)

Fine Gael European election candidate Maria Walsh dancing with party leader and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Galway. Photograph: Andrew Downes

Away from the bright sunlight, deep in the gloomy windowless interior of Loughrea Mart, we pass the cattle and sheep rings and arrive at an ante-room.(...)

During an investigation, items including cash and drugs were recovered by gardaí following the search of a house in Crumlin. In 2013, a Police Property Act application was made to have the monies seized in the search returned, but some of the monies were missing.  File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The High Court has ruled the Garda Commissioner had no power to substitute a new presiding officer on an existing board of inquiry dealing with allege(...)

Monument at Victoria Park in Cobourg, an area previously known as Corktown, in Ontario.

The Irish Diaspora Run sees Michael Collins running almost 900km between June 10th and July 10th, from Grosse Île to Toronto(...)

Repak is licensed by the Minister for the Environment to run a statutory recycling scheme for retailers and other large waste-packaging producers

Repak has dismissed its long-standing chief executive Andrew Hetherington following an inquiry by accountants Grant Thornton into alleged financial ir(...)