Michelle Hall

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Tuesday’s murder of Keith Branigan in Clogherhead has resulted in a palpable fear of more attacks. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

The first murder in the 13-month feud between drugs gangs based in Drogheda, Co Louth, was regarded as inevitable by gardaí working in the region. In(...)

 The increase in the Green vote means its current two Dáil seats – Eamon Ryan in Dublin Bay South and Catherine Martin in Dublin Rathdown – are secure.  Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

The results of the local elections will be pored over in the coming weeks to discern trends for the next general election, with strategies and tickets(...)

Labour leader Brendan Howlin speaking to the media at the RDS on Sunday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Behind Brendan Howlin in the RDS, hundreds of thousands of European election votes were counted in near-solemn silence. The solemnity matched much of (...)

Lettie McCarthy of Labour looks set to be re-elected in Glencullen, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

In the weeks leading up to election day, a certain sense of optimism had crept into the ranks of the Labour Party. RTÉ’s exit poll has shown, however(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  after voting in Scoil Thomais in Castleknock, Dublin. His Fine Gael party is hoping to make gains in the local elections, although party figures do not expect it to overtake Fianna Fáil as the largest party in local government. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

While much of the attention of the past few weeks has centred on the outcome of the European elections, the local elections are regarded as a more acc(...)

RDS Visual Arts Awards finalists: Dr Nadia Kelbova by Justyna Kielbowicz.

Making it in the art world is a mixture of talent, ambition, grit and very good luck; and you need a hell of a lot of all four. The brutal fact is, of(...)