Marc Macsharry

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Minister for Sport Shane Ross said stakeholders would ‘continue to be concerned’ until the FAI was ‘led by completely independent people’. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Sport Shane Ross has urged the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) to appoint an independent chief executive after the organisation app(...)

The FAI said it will ‘co-operate fully with any Garda  investigation into FAI affairs on the back of the decision by the CEO of Sport Ireland to refer the report to An Garda Síochána’.

A split is looming between members of the Oireachtas sport committee on whether almost €3 million in State funding should be restored to the Football (...)

The new carriages will enter service by 2021, for the Kildare, Maynooth and Northern commuter lines.   Photograph: George Doyle/Getty

Extra carriages for commuter rail services for the greater Dublin area are to be purchased in an €150 million move announced on Wednesday by Minister (...)

Dáil votes by almost two-to-one to delay introduction of legislation regulating electric scooters by three months. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The Dáil has voted by almost two-to-one to delay for three months the introduction of legislation aimed at regulating electric scooters so a public co(...)

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline, the Dáil has heard. Photograph: Getty

Opening hours at National Driver Licence Service offices will be extended from Monday until October 31st to accommodate drivers who need to exchange t(...)

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st Brexit deadline, the Dáil has heard.  Photograph: Getty Images

Fewer than half of the 70,000 people living in Ireland who hold UK driving licences have exchanged them for an Irish licence ahead of the October 31st(...)

Garda Commissioner Drew Harris revealed on Wednesday which stations would be the divisional headquarters after 28 divisions are amalgamated to create 19. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

News that seven Garda stations around the Republic are losing their status as divisional headquarters and an eighth is undergoing a partial downgrade (...)

The scheme allows tax relief to be claimed on earnings which derive directly from participation in the sport concerned but not earnings such as sponsorship fees and income from advertisements or endorsements.  Photograph: ©INPHO/Presseye/Matt Mackey

Extending a tax relief scheme for sportspeople here to GAA players “would raise a number of issues and challenges”, Minister for Finance Paschal Donoh(...)

 Busáras in Dublin: Free travel passes are accepted on most bus and rail services run by Dublin Bus, Iarnród Éireann and Bus Éireann as well as by Luas and over 80 other private transport operators. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The sustainability of current funding levels for the free travel scheme has been questioned after a 16 per cent increase in journeys taken by pass hol(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry said: ‘There is something very wrong with our system if our patients are being left behind and denied access to the latest medicines.’ Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A last-chance treatment for lung cancer has spent more than 40 months in the Irish approval system for new medicines, according to its manufacturer. (...)

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