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Joan Burton TD and local Labour councillor John Walsh called for the planning application to be rejected ‘as it is contrary to proper planning and sustainable development of the area’. Photograph: Collins Courts

Labour TD Joan Burton has objected to a proposed housing development in her constituency, stating that it is “detrimental to the local environment” a(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe updated the Oireachtas finance committee on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe wouldn’t be drawn on instances of Irish companies booking profits abroad and paying little or no tax but he did f(...)

Changes introduced by former tánaiste Joan Burton resulted in employed lone parents who had been in receipt of the payment losing 1.9% of income while their non-employed counterparts saw no change

Lone parents who were forced to take up work as a result of changes to the One Parent Family Payment from 2011 suffered a fall in income, a new study (...)

Garda protect then tánaiste Joan Burton from anti-water charge demonstrators in 2014. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

The policing operation around an anti-water charges protest in Jobstown, Dublin, in 2014 lacked “strategic direction” and risk assessments were not ca(...)

 Minister for Arts Heather Humphries was meeting the Arts Council to discuss allegations of sexual harassment at the Gate Theatre in Dublin.   File photograph:  Matt Kavanagh.

The Taoiseach has said there should be “no tolerance” of assault, sexual harassment or bullying in any workplace. Leo Varadkar was speaking in the D(...)

Marion Herbert, Stephanie Laffan, Lorraine Kane and Lisa Murphy-Maher. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The past three years, since the Jobstown anti-water charges protest, have been “hell” for the families of those charged over the incident, according t(...)

 Paul Murphy TD said the decision by the DPP to abandon the trials would  strengthen calls for an inquiry into the Garda investigation of the protest in Jobstown. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Criminal charges have been dropped against 11 people due to stand trial over the alleged false imprisonment of former tánaiste Joan Burton, and other (...)

Irish Government departments will spend at least €39.3 million this year in an effort to better prepare for Brexit. Photograph: iStock

Dealing with Brexit will cost Irish Government departments at least €39.3 million this year, according to figures compiled by the Labour Party. As pa(...)

The so-called ‘Jobstown six’ including Solidarity TD Paul Murphy (centre) who were all cleared of all charges on Thursday.  Photograph: PA

The so-called ‘Jobstown Six’ should not have been charged with false imprisonment following the water charges protest in 2014, former minister for jus(...)

Karen O’Connell at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins

A former Labour Party adviser has rejected a suggestion that video clips taken at the Jobstown protest in 2014 show an atmosphere at odds with her evi(...)

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