Kieran Mulvey

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Green Party leader and Minister for the Environment Eamon Ryan defended the Climate Bill saying ‘at every stage, there is a ‘check’ to see does it meet social as well as environmental and economic objectives.’ File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Opposition politicians have failed in their efforts to strengthen the Climate Bill with specific commitments on support for workers and communities as(...)

RTÉ will now make ‘in excess of 60’ redundancies, after a voluntary scheme was oversubscribed. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

RTÉ’s redundancy programme has been oversubscribed and the broadcaster will now seek more than the original target of 60 “voluntary exits”, it told st(...)

Minister for Public Expenditure Michael McGrath is set to  tell the Cabinet new reform plans in education, health, higher education, local government and the Irish Prison Service are to be signed off and published by  May 15th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The Cabinet is expected to this week formally approve the establishment of an expert group to look at unwinding controversial additional unpaid hours (...)

Sheriff Street Lower, in Dublin’s north inner city. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Residents, community activists and youth workers all agree that a sense of increased drug-related violence, threat and intimidation in recent month(...)

Katie Taylor enjoyed a highly successful 2020, defending her titles against Belgian rival Delfine Persoon and Miriam Gutierrez from Spain. File photograph: Inpho

Virtually unprecedented, some performances defying reality, and in the end providing an undisputed winner, maybe the first and lasting live impression(...)

Restoring boglands would be a marvellous incentive for staycations while at the same time protecting biodiversity, Mr Mulvey believed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

There is an urgent need to change State aid rules to better support local authorities, businesses and communities in the Midlands moving away from rel(...)

Cork’s Sean Óg Ó hAilpín and Diarmuid O’Sullivan with the Liam MacCarthy Cup after the All-Ireland hurling final in 2005. File photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

It falls today, predictably without too much fanfare, but it is now 15 years since Cork last won the All-Ireland hurling title. Having survived a slig(...)

The FAI are to refer the Mazars report into its finances to the Garda and ODCE. Photograph: Inpho

The board of the FAI has decided to refer the report the organisation commissioned from accountancy firm Mazars into its own finances during the perio(...)

The National Maternity Hospital in Holles Street: It has been trying to find a new home for decades. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The row over the transfer of the National Maternity Hospital to a site owned by a religious order was the biggest story in Irish health this century, (...)

The Edenderry peat-driven power station in Co Offaly. Bord na Móna announced in November that peat production at its plants in Shannonbridge, Co Offaly, and Lanesborough, Co Longford would end by the end of 2020. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The scale of job losses already affecting the Midlands underlines the need for the Government to properly fund a “just transition” for the region as B(...)

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