Tánaiste Simon  Coveney said considerable progress had been made in the fight against Islamic State militants which remained a significant threat to regional and international security. File photograph: Reuters

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has warned that Islamic State militants could “fill the vacuum” left by further instability in the wake of the Turkish incursio(...)

  Moore Street in Dublin: a document     signed by 17 traders,   indicating that they wish to exit their licence agreement,  has been sent to Dublin City Council. Photograph:  Laura Hutton

Dublin’s 200-year-old Moore Street market could be consigned to history following indications from traders that they are prepared to shut-up shop. A(...)

17 Temple Gardens in Rathmines sold for €3.5 million, a 22 per cent discount on its original asking a year earlier of €4.5 million.

Latest reports have highlighted a distinct slowdown in growth in the housing sector since the start of the year. Despite a clear need for more houses (...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said it established a ‘comprehensive framework for dealing with the corrosive legacy of the past’ . Photograph by Crispin Rodwell

Gardaí will be permitted to give evidence at Troubles era inquests in Northern Ireland after urgent legislation was passed by the Oireachtas. The Cri(...)

Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan at a protest outside the Department of Agriculture  against the alleged exploitation of greyhounds. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A “ring of steel” is needed around the EU to prevent the export of dogs to third countries with records of animal cruelty, the Dáil has been told. Mi(...)

Saintbury House on Saintbury Avenue, Killiney.

Property giant Hibernia Reit recently announced its results for the latest financial year, returning profits of €124 million. It was a good year too f(...)

Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan, a campaigner against blood sports, raised issues about the reporting transparency of coursing events. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Questions have been raised about the monitoring of hare coursing after a Department of Agriculture veterinary surgeon and a National Parks and Wildlif(...)

Carriage drivers go  to Government Buildings to deliver an open letter to Minister for Transport Shane Ross. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Horse-drawn carriages on the streets of Dublin are a charming throwback to a bygone era of Hansom cabs and buggies. The laws governing them are equa(...)

Maureen O’Sullivan questioned the decision to seek a seat for the 2021 to 2022 rotation. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Ireland is not paying for any votes to get a seat on the UN Security Council, Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said. He was responding to Independent TD Ma(...)

 Islamic Republic of Iran ambassador Dr Masoud Eslami meets Mick Wallace and Clare Daly at a reception to mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.  Photograph: Tom Honan

The common histories of Ireland and Iran in fighting for independence were recalled on Monday at an event in Dublin marking the 40th anniversary of th(...)

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