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(...)

Renewing her call for a ban on coursing, TD Maureen O’Sullivan insisted it was not a sport. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Animal rights campaigner and TD Maureen O’Sullivan has attacked the Government’s enforcement of regulation on hare coursing and said the “wonderful” l(...)

Sex offenders being ‘driven underground’ post release from prison was a ‘serious issue’ the Probation Service faced, the committee heard. Photograph: iStock

Concerns have been expressed that disclosures of the location of convicted sex offenders after their release from prison will drive offenders “under t(...)

The door of the Magdalene laundry on Gloucester Street in  Dublin. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Ombudsman Peter Tyndall has warned the Department of Justice that it needs to move speedily to deal with compensation for women who worked in Magdalen(...)

There have been  ‘appalling cases of horse abuse’, Independent TD Maureen O’Sullivan told the Dáil. She called for the introduction of ‘dog wardens’. File photograph.

Social media images of animal cruelty can “distort” the very good work being done by the Department of Agriculture, local authorities and animal welfa(...)

Simon Coveney: he reiterated Ireland’s commitment to recognising the state of Palestine as part of a lasting settlement to the conflict

The EU has yet to collectively agree to seek restitution for European taxpayers from Israel when it demolishes EU-funded schools, shelters and other f(...)

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