Violence in Drogheda: some of the recently affected areas, including a house damaged by a petrol bomb. Photographs: Dara Mac Dónaill and Ciara Wilkinson

On a cold Tuesday afternoon, there is no one out on the streets of Moneymore, one of the estates at the heart of a violent feud that has gripped Drogh(...)

A house is damaged in a petrol bomb attack in Loughboy, Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating more than 70 individual incidents directly related to the ongoing feud in Drogheda since last summer, it has emerged. Local (...)

A Garda SUV patrolling in the Moneymore estate in Drogheda last November. File photograph: James Forde

Drogheda needs at least 25 more gardaí to combat an escalating gang feud that in the past week has seen arson attacks and a shooting, a Fine Gael TD h(...)

John Delaney: offer to step aside temporarily was greeted with astonishment by members of the parliamentary committee examining governance within the FAI who expected him to step down. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

The board of the Football Association of Ireland will come under enormous pressure to step down in its entirety on Tuesday after politicians poured sc(...)

Former Rehab boss Angela Kerins at the Four Courts. Oireachtas committee chairpersons have been told that in the light of the Kerins case, their role was of particular importance. Photograph: Collins Courts

Oireachtas committees have received extensive legal advice since the Angela Kerins case warning them to stay firmly within their remit and to treat wi(...)

 Leo Varadkar launched the group at the weekly Fine Gael  parliamentary party meeting. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has established a new Fine Gael group to develop links with Northern Ireland. The new group, announced at the weekly parliame(...)

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(...)

The Government aims to use the extra property tax  to help cut income tax or build more homes.

The Government is considering introducing steep rises in property tax on vacant properties and using the proceeds to help cut income tax or build more(...)

The Glenamuck halting site where 10 people died in a fire in  October 2015. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

About 5,500 Travellers in the State are in need of proper accommodation, representing nearly one in five people in the Traveller community, an Oireach(...)