John Lahart

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An excavation of the land formerly owned by Liam Cosgrave revealed the partial remains of 83 bodies.

A Fianna Fáil TD is among a number of objectors to plans to demolish the south Dublin home of former taoiseach Liam Cosgrave to make way for a large h(...)

Minister for  Transport Shane Ross and  his wife, Ruth Buchanan, at the RDS: “I do not drive a diesel car as suggested nor have I ever owned a Jaguar.” Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has been challenged by Cabinet and local colleagues over claims he drives an environmentally friendly car. However,(...)

 The Hyundai Ioniq electric car is the mode of transport   for  the Minister for Climate Action and  Environment Richard Bruton

Just two of the 15 senior Ministers in Cabinet drive or are driven in environmentally-friendly vehicles. Only Minister for Climate Action and Environ(...)

The Climate Action Plan aims to have 950,000 electric vehicles on the road, with 100% of all new cars and vans falling into the category by 2030. Photograph: Florian Gaertner

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has cast doubt on a new car scrappage scheme to promote the take-up of electric vehicles that would be based on v(...)

Clare Daly TD claimed the new security measures  have led to “utter chaos” for customs and airport police. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Customs officers and police must undergo security checks at Irish airports each time they move between restricted and public areas following a securit(...)

Minister for Culture and Heritage Josepha Madigan said there was “no basis” for making the site subject to legal protection under the National Monuments Acts. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An early medieval settlement with extensive burial grounds discovered on lands formerly owned by the late taoiseach Liam Cosgrave is “quite common” Mi(...)

A setion of the crowd at the public meeting in Portmarnock. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil TD John Lahart realised that there was trouble ahead for the BusConnects reform plan when he started getting an unusually high number of e(...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has been accused of being ‘seriously politically disinterested’ in the BusConnects scheme. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Shane Ross was heavily criticised at a private meeting of Fine Gael TDs and Senators on Wednesday night over his handling of th(...)

The development authority proposed by Fianna Fáil aims to build on a 2017 report by Kieran Mulvey.

A Bill to establish a statutory body charged with the social and economic regeneration of north inner city Dublin following a spate of gangland shooti(...)

Leo Varadkar: “We have much more to do and it’s going to take many more years”

They didn’t bother with a cake or anything like that. And there wasn’t a hint of many happy returns in the air. But opposition TDs didn’t let the occ(...)

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