Michael Martin

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 Olympics organising committee president Yoshiro Mori announces his resignation as he takes responsibility for his sexist comments, at a meeting with council and executive board members at the committee headquarters in Tokyo. Photograph: EPA

Every so often Japan reminds the world that it is a crazy, beautiful, lucky-dip of contradictions. On the face of things, the resignation of an elder(...)

Giving someone a lift in your car without knowing whether you or the passenger has Covid-19 is a potentially risky scenario so it’s best to politely refuse.

As the numbers of people who test positive for Covid-19 begins to decline from the third and so far most severe wave of coronavirus infections in Irel(...)

Michael Martin from Mount Brosna, Mayfield, Cork, pleaded guilty to an aggravated burglary at a house at Meadow Park, Ballyvolane in Cork on October 24th.  File photograph: Collins Courts

A 21-year-old, who smashed his way into a house with a hatchet and forced the occupants to hide in their bedroom, has been jailed for five years.(...)

Retiring in the north inner city parish of Aughrim Street, Diarmuid Martin plans to rest and read for now: ‘I could write my memoirs but they’d probably be banned,’ he says, with a smile. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pope Francis once quietly approached the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, in the Vatican guesthouse, the Santa Marta, at the end of an early mor(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin greets British prime minister Boris Johnson  with an elbow bump at Hillsborough Castle in Belfast last August. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ireland’s relations with the United Kingdom involve fundamental values and interests expressed through changing events that require enduring instituti(...)

Pharma giant Pfizer has announced a €300 million investment in Ireland which will see jobs added at three of its plants here. Photograph:  Dominick Reuter/AFP via Getty Images

Pharma giant Pfizer has announced a €300 million investment in Ireland which will see jobs added at three of its plants. The company said it would be(...)

Gardaí responded to a call of an intruder at a house in Ballyvolane. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with an incident where an intruder armed with an axe smashed their w(...)

General secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions Patricia King said it had been agreed that  management would undertake to progress matters on pay. File photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Industry Correspondent Staff in State-funded voluntary organisations that provide health and social services are to ballot for industrial action over(...)

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(...)

Large clusters of parliamentarians are disaffected, for a variety of reasons, with Taoiseach Micheál Martin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

If you Google “shaky start” and “Irish politics”, the inevitable dates crop up: 1997; 2011; 2017; and 2020. What unites them is this: new governments (...)

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