Driving eScooters on a footpath is illegal and a person who does so will receive a fixed charge of €60 and a penalty point. Photograph:  Benoit Tessier/Reuters

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has been asked to look at the legality of eSccooters which are proliferating on Irish streets. The Minister for Trans(...)

 Labour leader Brendan Howlin was accused of lecturing the Government on what to do while being a “bloody hypocrite” and a “blackguard”. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Labour Party has been accused of hypocrisy in a heated Dáil debate over its motion calling for a “fair start for every child”. Sinn Féin and Soli(...)

During the presidential debate  on RTÉ, Liadh Ní Riada said her take-home pay was €60,000. Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

Sinn Féin presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada has dismissed controversy over her take-home pay as an MEP as “not a big deal”. Ms Ní Riada admitted (...)

Ilabek Avetian (39) at Beaumont Hospital. He suffered severe head injuries after a scrambler bike fell on him as he sunbathed in a Dublin park this summer. Photograph: Olivia Lynott

The Road Safety Authority will run a publicity campaign for Christmas urging parents not to buy scrambler or quad bikes as presents for children. Min(...)

Antoinette Keegan, who lost two sisters in  the tragedy, Lynn Boylan MEP and solicitor Darragh Mackin with Stardust families and supporters, on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Relatives of 48 young people who died in the 1981 Stardust disaster are calling for a new inquest into their deaths. At a press conference in Dublin(...)

Sinn Féin TD Dessie Ellis, who was involved in a political feud in Dublin North-West. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Members of Sinn Féin in the Dublin North-West constituency have been warned they face disciplinary action if they do not stop airing their grievances (...)

Sinn Féin Dublin North-West TD  Dessie Ellis: has been requested to attend a meeting with the party  leadership to assess if further action is required. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Sinn Féin has not ruled out taking further disciplinary action against Dublin North-West TD Dessie Ellis as part of its response to the ongoing disput(...)

The decision of Cllr Noeleen Reilly to resign from the party follows a long-running dispute with Dublin North-West TD Dessie Ellis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Sinn Féin has lost 13 public representatives in disputes over allegations of bullying. The decision of Cllr Noeleen Reilly to resign from the party f(...)

Sinn Féin councillor Noeleen Reilly has resigned from the party. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sinn Féin has asked councillor Noeleen Reilly to return her seat to the party after she resigned on Monday over a long-running and bitter dispute in h(...)

Mary Lou McDonald has not made any public comment on her intentions since Gerry  Adams announced his intention to step down. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin MLA Conor Murphy has confirmed he will not challenge Mary Lou McDonald for the position of party president. Mr Murphy is the latest senior (...)

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