Inside the Green Line service to Sandyford on Tuesday morning at approximately 8.15am. The picture was taken and posted on Twitter by @mahooneys who said passengers could not get on the tram at most stops past Charlemont

Luas commuters have been left angered by packed morning time trams as the service struggles to deal with a series of ongoing problems. Hours after si(...)

Fergus O’Dowd TD, chair of the Oireachtas Transport committee, confirmed he  will facilitate requests to bring in officials from the Luas to discuss a number of issues troubling passengers using the service in the capital.  File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The operators of Dublin’s light rail system will be invited before an Oireachtas committee to answer questions about continued service delays facing c(...)

Green Party deputy leader Catherine Martin said many people with justifiable asylum claims “have suffered greatly and have lost everything” in coming to Ireland. File photograph: Getty Images

There has been a sharp drop in the number of asylum-seekers granted a reprieve to stay in the country on humanitarian grounds or for family considerat(...)

 Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fewer than 20 TDs turned up to a debate on child homelessness in the Dáil on Friday morning. Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy was one of three memb(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: “The judgment recognises, for the first time, that there is a constitutional right to an environment that is consistent with the human dignity and wellbeing of citizens at large.” Photograph: Eric Luke

The recognition for the first time in an Irish court of a constitutional right to environmental protection “consistent with the human dignity and well(...)

Past and present female members of the Oireachtas gather for a photocall at Leinster House, to mark the occasion of the first working meeting of the Oireachtas Women’s Caucus. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

“Hold it,” shouted the photographer as a gaggle of his species tried to get the women on the plinth to stand still, smile and all look in the same dir(...)

John Halligan (centre):  the Independent Alliance Minister of State expressed his remorse for the comments, stressing it was a “genuine mistake” and was never meant to cause offence. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Minister of State John Halligan has insisted he will pay back the €7,500 fine imposed by the Workplace Relations Commission after he asked a civil se(...)

Cabinet is expected to agree plans to extend paid maternity leave and benefits in the upcoming Budget in the cases of premature births. Minister for(...)

 Minister for Education  Richard Bruton has said 31 schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thirty-one schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months, Minister for Education Richard Bruton(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin’s strategy is to assemble a minority administration with a patchwork quilt of Labour, the Social Democrats, the Greens and others. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The next general election, whenever it happens, will for the first time in a decade once more be a stand-up fight between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to(...)

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