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Simon Coveney: There are many people who know who these people are and who is behind the brutality and intimidation.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

People living along the Border have an obligation to help stamp out “brutality, intimidation and total lawlessness”, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has declar(...)

The unpaid parental leave increases from 18 weeks to 22 next month. Photograph: iStock/Getty

Renewed calls have been made for consideration to be given to greater availability of a four-day week for working parents as extended parental leave c(...)

The Health Service Executive has made several significant announcements following publication of a report by Prof Brian MacCraith.

Five times more women than originally estimated have been affected by delays in their cervical smear test results because of a “major communications f(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  accepted people like Louise O’Keeffe were failed a number of times. Photograph: PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has apologised on behalf of the State to people who were sexually abused in day schools and for the delay afterwards in acknowl(...)

Michael Creed has vowed to ‘thwart’ the EU’s Mercosur deal. File photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said he intends to “frustrate”, “dismantle” and “thwart” the EU-Mercosur trade agreement in order to protec(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin claimed the deal, reached on Friday between the EU and Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay, could potentially signal the death knell of the beef sector in Ireland in the wake of Brexit. Photograph: Robert Pratta/Reuters.

The Mercosur trade agreement is a “proposed deal “ and not a “done deal”, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has said. He told the Dáil that no g(...)

Ruth Morrissey and her husband Paul speaking outside the High Court after winning her case. File photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

A statement issued by the solicitor of Ruth Morrissey, a terminally ill woman with cervical cancer, has accused the Minister for Health and his depart(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is concerned by political developments in the UK. Photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned it would be a “terrible political miscalculation” for anyone in London to think they will automatically get a better(...)

The MSC Opera cruise ship after a crash in San Basilio dock, Venice, Italy. Photograph: Manuel Silvestri/Reuters

An Irish family caught up in a cruise ship collision with a tourist boat in Venice has hit out at the company’s treatment of passengers left stranded (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  at the City West convention centre in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the public have sent a “clear message” by electing more Green Party candidates that they want the Government to do “mo(...)

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