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Site plan for Ringaskiddy, Co Cork: campaigners against a proposed €160 million waste incinerator for Cork Harbour seek an investigation into the absence of any record of notes from meetings in 2011 between Indaver executives and civil servants. Photograph: Mark Kelleher

Campaigners against a proposed €160 million waste incinerator for Cork Harbour have called for an investigation into the absence of any record of note(...)

The Taoiseach has said from now on Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan (above) will ensure Dáil questions to his department  are properly answered. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has apologised in the Dáil for failings at the Department of Justice. He said he was bitterly disappointed at t(...)

Party leaders Micheál Martin and Leo Varadkar have agreed to resume talks over the weekend in an attempt to resolve the political impasse.

As efforts to resolve the political impasse continues a poll released on Saturday evening showed Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to be practically neck and (...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Government was in crisis and the State of the verge of a general election on Thursday night as Taoiseach Leo Varadkar refused a Fianna Fáil demand(...)

The Arts Council’s plans to change the payment of the cnuas grant, a €17,180 annual stipend paid to 145 of its 246 members, has resulted in a split at Aosdána. Photograph: Istock

One of three members who resigned from the elected committee of Aosdána said she felt she had been unable to put forward her views on the committee ab(...)

Some of his Bill Kenneally’s victims, including   Jason Clancy, second from left. Photograph: Patrick Browne

An inquiry into the abuse carried out by Bill Kenneally must be set up quickly following the death last month of a key figure, the solicitor for four (...)

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has described the revelations surrounding the Garda force as “unacceptable” but said on Sunday that Commis(...)

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice    Frances Fitzgerald believes it is “absolutely essential” there is a lay majority on the proposed new commission for appointing judges. Photograph: Mark Stedman/PA Wire

It is essential that a proposed new commission for appointing judges has a lay majority and a chairperson who is not a judge, Tánaiste and Minister fo(...)

Frances Fitzgerald: the implications of the High Court judgment had been considered in consultation with the Attorney General, the Minister said. Photograph: Mark Stedman/PA Wire

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald introduced legislation to deal with a High Court finding that some suspended sentencing provisions were unconstitutional. (...)

Ciaran O’Neill, president of the Garda Representative Association: his message was clear – nothing had changed and the strike was still on. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Having braced for over a month to step off the front line and into the first Garda strike in the history of the force, the unity of the Garda Represen(...)

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