Mr Varadkar

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Dublin airport’s Terminal 2 building. Photographer: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has raised the possibility of a third terminal being built at Dublin airport. Mr Ross said a forthcoming report on(...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg: Britain should not do anything that risks security or damages the Irish economy. Photograph: PA Wire

The European Union could ignore its own rules if it wants to avoid a hard border in Ireland after Brexit and simply agree not to create one in any cir(...)

Emma Ní Mhathúna, pictured above in a HSE promotional video for the HPV vaccine, was told by her doctor the smear results from a test in 2013 were incorrect.

A 37-year-old mother of five diagnosed with cancer cancer and caught up in the current cancer screening controversy will undergo medical tests on Frid(...)

 Denis Naughten addressing the Dáil on Wednesday

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has expressed “sincere regret” for contact he had with a lobbyist acting for Independent News and Media in (...)

The Public Health Alcohol Bill was published by Taoiseach Leo Varadkar during his time as minister for health in 2015, but is not yet law. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The European Commission privately warned the Government two years ago that legislation to set minimum alcohol prices and lay down mandatory labelling (...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said a Yes vote in the abortion referendum  would end the absolute Constitutional ban on abortion and allow the Dáil to legislate. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The  Irish Times

If the Eighth Amendment is repealed, any legislation introduced that provides for terminations will not mean unrestricted access to abortion in Irelan(...)

British foreign secretary Boris Johnson:  has told Theresa May it was wrong to see the government’s task as “maintaining no border” on the island of Ireland after Brexit. Photograph: Alex Burstow/Getty Images

Northern Ireland will effectively remain in the EU customs union and adhere to single market rules to avoid a hard border post-Brexit if no deal or al(...)

Leo Varadkar: his defence was blustery, and you suspect he knew it

The Taoiseach was dogged and defensive when questioned by Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin in the Dáil on the controversy over the Government’s promo(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney: played down divisions over how to legislate for abortion, saying there was more agreement than disagreement on how to proceed.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government will not finalise the wording of the abortion referendum until after the Supreme Court rules on an appeal from a High Court case on the(...)

Transport must form a big part of the 10-year investment plan in the State’s infrastructure, which will be announced in a few weeks, Taoiseach Leo Var(...)

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