Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is pictured during a visit to Athlone  with  Minister of State for the Office of Public Works  Kevin Boxer Moran to observe the impact of recent flooding in the area. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Met Éireann has issued a snow and ice warning for the whole State with the weather forecast to become much colder from Tuesday. The forecaster said “(...)

While some Ministers – including Katherine Zappone (above), Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran and Regina Doherty – lost their seats, they are not entitled to higher payments than their TD colleagues. Photograph: Damien Eagers/The Irish Times

Dozens of Senators and TDs who unsuccessfully stood in the general election are entitled to almost €2 million in parachute payments between them, an I(...)

The bronze plaque, which displays the words of the 1916 proclamation, will be added to the Washington Monument. Photograph: iStock

A new plaque honouring the 1916 Rising is to be unveiled on Thursday in Washington as the famous Washington Monument re-opens to the public after a th(...)

Minister of State Andrew Doyle, Prince Charles, head gardener at the National Botanical Gardens in Kilmacurragh Séamus O’Brien, and Minister of State Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran. Photograph: Julien Behal Photography

Prince Charles was supposed to view a collection of “mature exotics” on the second day of his trip to Ireland. But he was taken nowhere near Dáil Éir(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan:  will seek approval to draft the Land and Conveyancing Law Reform (Amendment) Bill. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A new Bill that would make it mandatory for a court to consider a home owner’s personal circumstances in repossession cases is set to come before the (...)

Stepaside Garda Station. Mr Ross circulated a letter to his constituents in Dublin Rathdown from his fellow independent alliance TD Kevin Boxer Moran about the station File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Work on the controversial reopening of Stepaside Garda Station is expected to begin in the coming months, according to the Minister for Transport Shan(...)

Minister of State Kevin “Boxer” Moran, who as groom “Butty” Moran is getting “married” in a charity fundraiser

The Government may be in serious jeopardy this weekend when a Minister of State from the midlands is revealed as a bigamist. Kevin “Boxer” Moran, alr(...)

Wilson’s Bridge in Buncrana, Co Donegal, destroyed after floods in August 2017. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

“At some stage.” That was Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s response on budget night to the question of when a meaningful carbon tax might be considered. Other(...)

 Finian McGrath: he said the government had been talking about ratifying the UN convention on the rights of people with disabilities for 15 years, but he and the Independent Alliance had made it happen. Photograph: Getty Images

The Independent Alliance has ended cronyism and brought stability to the country, its members said on Thursday, calling for another two years in offic(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: the four Independent Ministers are expected to say to him that talk of an early election in Fine Gael is damaging the stability of the Government. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Independent Alliance Ministers will urge Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to tone down talk of an early election in Fine Gael when they meet him to discuss the (...)

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