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Government Chief Whip Seán Kyne recently told TDs that any unapproved absences during the coming Dáil term will be reported to the Taoiseach. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Depending on who you ask, the Independent Alliance operates a tacit arrangement with Fine Gael whereby some of its members go missing for Dáil votes o(...)

Robert Watt, secretary general of the Department of Public Expenditure, has declined to attend an Oireachtas committee meeting  to answer questions on the hospital overspend.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An additional €450 million will have to be found to cover a “very significant and disturbing” escalation in the cost of the new national children’s ho(...)

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald: “Dublin cannot blink . . . I will tell the Taoiseach that he must stand firm in the face of British pressure.”  Photograph: John Thys/AFP

Government departments and State agencies held a briefing for hauliers on Monday on how to cope with the effects of a no-deal Brexit. It came as the(...)

The site of the proposed National Children’s Hospital, which is currently projected to cost €1.43bn. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Oireachtas committee investigating overspending on the National Children’s Hospital is in dispute with one of the State’s most senior civil servan(...)

 Michael D’Arcy, the Minister of State with special responsibility for insurance. “I find the settlement channels incredibly diverse,” he says. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some insurance companies are settling personal injury claims without medical reports to prove injuries actually occurred, the Minister of State with r(...)

Bartenders pour blue cocktails through an ice sculpture at CES in Las Vegas on January 7th. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe is set to press ahead with plans to allow credit unions to hike up the cost of the loans they offer their cus(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar meets Irish troops in Mali during his visit to Africa.

The European Union is willing to give fresh, written assurances about the nature of the Northern Ireland backstop ahead of next week’s key vote at Wes(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe said acceding to the nurses’ pay demands would “take us back to the bad old days of unsustainable and unaffordable pay rises”. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The leadership of a nurses’ union is to meet today to discuss a series of 24-hour strikes amid growing signs of hardening attitudes in Government towa(...)

Projects that may be shelved include new laboratories and theatres at the Coombe hospital, and a €3.4m investment in paediatric and blood services.

Key health service investments including additional hospital beds, new emergency, cancer and cardiac facilities, primary care centres and long-term re(...)

Mayo County Council

Two county councillors in Mayo have been found to have breached the code of conduct for councillors by the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo(...)

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