British prime minister Boris Johnson. ‘I regarded him as unfit for the job and I was trying to create a structure around him to try and stop what I thought were extremely bad decisions,’ his former adviser Dominic Cummings told an inquiry into the British government’s response to the coronavirus crisis. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Boris Johnson’s former adviser Dominic Cummings gave evidence on Wednesday to a Westminster inquiry into the British government’s response to the coro(...)

Former Downing Street  special advisor Dominic Cummings: ‘he truth is that senior ministers, senior officials, senior advisers like me fell disastrously short of the standards that the public has a right to expect of its government in a crisis like this.’ Photograph: Handout/PRU/AFP via Getty

Boris Johnson’s former adviser Dominic Cummings has described the prime minister as unfit for office and claimed that the British government’s f(...)

The site at Oscar Traynor Road, just to the east of the entrance to the Dublin Port Tunnel, which is valued at €44 million. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Land hoarders across Dublin city and county face a bill of almost €30 million from January for failing to develop sites that could be used for housing(...)

A three-storey, terraced house above a barbershop on Cork’s Shandon Street is for sale for €210,000.

As commute times get longer more home hunters are looking to live centrally, giving up on big back gardens and wide open green spaces in favour of les(...)