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Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul outside the Four Courts on Friday at the conclusion of her case. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The  Irish Times

Terminally ill Ruth Morrissey, who on Friday won a High Court action over the testing of her cervical smear slides, has criticised the Taoiseach becau(...)

President Vladimir Putin of Russia, second from left, speaks to  US secretary of state John Kerry, right, at the UN climate change conference in Paris. Photograph: New York Times

US president Barack Obama has told crucial climate change talks in Paris the negotiations represent an act of defiance after the attacks in t(...)

Government sources say  a high proportion of cases where  people in mortgage arrears end up in court happen because borrowers are afraid to respond to their banks. File photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

A UK-based debt management charity will act as an intermediary between banks and people in mortgage distress under the Coalition’s mortgage arrears pa(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: ball handling skills let him down during a nailbiting showdown in a local golf club. Photograph: Alan Betson

The two Michaels have been working very hard on our behalf in China this week. With a combined age of 144, the President and the Minister for F(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan told Fine Gael TDs at  this evening’s lengthy parliamentary party meeting to focus on “the new Ireland” and to put recent controversies behind them.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan has told Fine Gael TDs and senators at a lengthy parliamentary party meeting to focus on “the new Ireland” and to (...)

The Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Eamon Gilmore speaking on his resignation as Labour Party leader, at Iveagh House, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Eamon Gilmore’s decision to resign as Labour Party leader has triggered a leadership race with a raft of early hopefuls, but has also raised serious d(...)

Newly-appointed Minister for Children, Charlie Flanagan at Arás an Uachtarain where he received his seal of office. Photograph: Collins

Minister for Children Charlie Flanagan has been given a full Cabinet portfolio as his first ministerial posting 27 years after being first-elected to (...)

ESB Group of Unions general secretary Brendan Ogle who said this morning that ‘if there is disruption to services from December 16th, responsibility for this will lie in totality with ESB management’. Photograph: Collins

ESB unions have confirmed strike notice documents lodged with the company will be withdrawn by lunchtime.The move follows a deal reached yesterday on (...)