Last year the Irish Court of Appeal said it would consider setting sentencing guidelines in cases of dangerous driving causing death

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has no plans to reconsider the maximum penalties for dangerous driving causing death. The issue of consistency of (...)

The increase from 5,000 to 6,000 new homes is largely due to additional funding of €20 million this year to bring vacant local authority houses and flats back into use. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Up to 6,000 new homes are expected to be available by the end of this year to some of the 90,000 people on social housing waiting lists, according to(...)