The head of Cork Simon Community said in 2019 it helped 52 people move into secure, affordable and supported housing. Photograph: The Irish Times

The experience of those living on the streets during the Covid 19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of people having their own homes, according (...)

Dr Tony Holohan flanked by members of the National Public Health Emergency Team which outlined the rationale for recommendations made to Government. File photograph: Collins

Perhaps unavoidably, much of the Government’s crunch Covid-19 summit on Thursday was conducted over Zoom. Outwardly, it was billed as a Cabinet subco(...)

Solidarity-People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny, whose Dying with Dignity Bill faces  faces significant resistance from members of the medical profession.  ‘It is not going to be straightforward and it is difficult to know where it will go.’ Photograph: Sam Boal/

People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny has warned that progression of his Dying with Dignity Bill will not be straightforward and a referendum may still b(...)

Mr Doherty criticised the lack of details around the size of the proposed fund, which he said would likely be leaked to the media in the coming days.   File photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

The lack of information on the size of a Covid-19 recovery fund to be announced in next week’s Budget showed a “disrespect” for the Oireachtas budgeta(...)

Michael McGrath said the change was taken to ensure that all three super junior minsters  be “treated equally”. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The decision to increase the salary of the third ‘super junior’ Minister in Cabinet by over €16,000 has been defended by Minister for Public Expenditu(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin outside a Cork  count centre. Photograph:  Reuters/Henry Nicholls

Fianna Fáil may still be the largest party in the next Dáil, be in a position to lead a government and elect Micheál Martin as taoiseach, but it did n(...)

Homes in Co Clare have received pleas in the post to vote for Fianna Fáil’s councillor James Collins – who is standing in Limerick

Fianna Fáil is backing the M20 motorway link-up between Cork and Limerick, but is it working on even closer ties between the two cities? Leaflets ask(...)

It is alleged three women customers of the Anne Rossi clinic received injections of a botox-like product from Ms Rossi in when there was no doctor or pharmacist present as required by law.

A beautician who denies unlawfully administering botox-like treatment to customers has claimed before the High Court that a State regulatory authority(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has praised Fianna Fáil’s contribution to developments in recent years.

Fianna Fáil has told Fine Gael it wants to review the existing confidence-and-supply deal to be sure any commitments made in an extension can be deliv(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue: stressed the Government needed to be cautious in the light of a possible no-deal Brexit. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin have signalled they will begin talks on extending the confidence and supply agreement aft(...)

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