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ComReg said there had been a noticeable increase in complaints during the Covid crisis. Photograph: iStock

The communications regulator confirmed it has been in contact with Eir regarding a “noticeable increase” in customer complaints during the Covid crisi(...)

Independent TD Mattie McGrath said there were “blatant contradictions” in the regulations. Photograph: Eric Luke

There is “no logic” to regulations in the hospitality sector where a hotel can hold a wedding with up to 50 people but cannot host a funeral party for(...)

Mattie McGrath TD outside Leinster House on Kildare Street. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More people will be allowed in the Dáil bar than the Dáil chamber under new Government guidelines it was claimed, amid growing opposition to parliamen(...)

‘It seems cruel to keep small, local pubs closed due to the extreme caution of doctors and Ministers.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Business failure always leads to human suffering and sometimes even tragedy. Our political leaders and their medical advisers would be wise not to be (...)

Would a €9 pork chop be a suitably priced food offering to appease the hungry Covid gods? Photograph: iStock

If all goes well, the sun will set in November and the police can take their noses out of your pork chops. But there isn’t a great amount of confiden(...)

Spectacular view of Mullaghmore Head in Co Sligo. Many politicians are heading for the Wild Atlantic Way during their time off. Photograph: iStock

Flare-ups between politicians in the final hours before Dáil Éireann rises for the summer recess are par for the course, but there was an edge to exch(...)

Richard Bruton: Dishy Dickie gets the Washboard of the Season award

We begin with a very happy birthday to Micheál Martin who is 60 today. What’s the star sign for August 1st? The Taoiseach is a Leo. Oh. Sure never (...)

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD arriving for a Cabinet meeting in at Dublin Castle. File photograph: Sam Boal/

Minister for Justice Helen McEntee has rejected claims that legislation to reform the courts will allow vulture funds and banks get summary judgments (...)

The Dáil adjourned in the early hours on Friday morning after a bitterly divisive row over changes to speaking rights.

The Dáil will return from its summer recess on Tuesday September 15th after a break of six weeks. The House adjourned in the early hours on Friday mo(...)

Leo Varadkar: This was a plan that could be paused if things were going offline. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Tánaiste faced condemnation from rural TDs after he warned that pubs may remain closed beyond August 10th, the new date for the easing of the Covi(...)

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