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Politician of the Year: Green Party leader Eamon Ryan. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Politician of the Year: Green Party leader Eamon Ryan The Greens soared in popularity during the European and local elections, taking two seats in Eu(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin called for  a separate department of higher education and research during a speech at an Irish Universities Association event. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin has called for the creation of a department of higher education and research that would be separate from the Departm(...)

(Front from left to right)  Catherine Murphy,   Róisín Shortall  and newly elected councillors at the Social Democrats conference in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews

The Social Democrats launched a wide-ranning attack on the Fine Gael-led Government and its market-led solutions to issues such as health and housing (...)

Carmel McDonnell Byrne at the Christine Buckley Centre for Education and Support offices in Dublin city centre ahead of her retirement on May 30th. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

For years Carmel McDonnell Byrne was the woman behind Christine Buckley, a quiet figure who has fought many battles over 20 years in the cause of thos(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil ‘we did think about’ renationalising Eir to “get out our hands on the real infrastructure which is the poles and the ducts”. File photograph: Maxwells

The Government considered the renationalisation of Eir as part of its discussions on the national broadband plan but it would have cost €8 billion or (...)

Christine Buckley and former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern at a ceremony in The Aislinn Centre in March 2009. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

On May 11th, 1999, former taoiseach Bertie Ahern apologised on behalf of the Irish people to those who had spent their childhoods in residential insti(...)

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Nike is unveiling technology that aims to solve its customers’ biggest pain: not knowing if shoes bought online will really fit. The world’s largest (...)

Michael Martin accused Simon Harris of attempting to destroy the reputation of the CervicalCheck team. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins/File

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has defended the Minister for Health after Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin accused Simon Harris of attempting to destroy the (...)

Revenue figures show that €95 million in tax credit claims by film and television production firms for 2018 followed claims of €73 million made for credits in 2017, €45 million in 2016.

Movie and television production firms lodged claims seeking corporation tax credits from the Revenue Commissioners totalling €95 million in 2018 – dou(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris.

A protest outside Minister for Health Simon Harris’s home on Sunday afternoon has been condemned by politicians, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organis(...)

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