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Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan said  ‘it would be scandalous if we were fighting against such costs (being paid) but it’s not true’. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Minister for Transport told families of those who died in the 2017 Rescue 116 helicopter crash that his Department will pay legal costs incurred for a(...)

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood said for 50 years, Soldier F has been granted anonymity. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood has used parliamentary privilege to name Soldier F, who has been accused of two murders on Bloody Sunday in 1972, in the Ho(...)

The men’s boat foundered near Malin Head, Co Donegal, after its engine cut out and waves washed over its stern. Photograph: Getty Images

Two men who died after their fishing boat capsized near Malin Head in July 2018 were in the water for five hours before emergency services arrived, “i(...)

Supporters of the Debenhams workers protest at the Four Courts in Dublin

The High Court has confirmed the appointment of joint liquidators to the Irish arm of Debenhams. Debenhams Retail Ireland had operated 11 stores in (...)

Paschal Donohoe, Minister for Public Exepnditure & Reform. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Government has spending flexibility or “fiscal space” of €1.8 billion for this year’s budget but Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe stressed it (...)

Mary Gallagher: “Wouldn’t it break your heart to see Aleppo ... It’s like a broken jigsaw.” Photograph: Brian Farrell

Douglas Hyde used to pop into Gallagher’s shop on Main Street Ballaghaderreen for his morning newspaper and no doubt would have had his own views on t(...)

Close family and other relatives will gather at Knock airport to receive the remains of Majella Donoghue (30), Tirrane, Clogher, Belmullet, Co Mayo.

The remains of a Co Mayo woman, who died in London earlier this month following a flight from Cape Town, South Africa, with her fiance, will be repatr(...)

Sinn Féin finance spokesman Pearse Doherty said the abolition of the 9  per cent VAT rate on hotel beds would raise €175 million and a new 7 per cent income tax rate on earnings over €100,000 would raise €464 million. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sinn Féin is proposing to raise an additional €1 billion in new taxes next year to fund a range of spending measures, such as investment in health, e(...)