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Following pressure from politicians including Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy, MetroLink will stop at Charlemont to avoid disruption of the Green line. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The new route of Dublin’s MetroLink rail line will be revealed on Tuesday following the decision to scrap the controversial southside section of the l(...)

Republic of Ireland supporters with an anti-Delaney banner at the qualifier against Gibraltar at the Victoria Stadium in Gibraltar. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Gibraltar versus Ireland must be in the running for the distinction of least-watched Ireland qualifier of the TV age. It wasn’t that the match didn’t(...)

FAI official John Delaney during Saturday’s European Championship qualifier against Gibraltar at Victoria Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

John Delaney will potentially earn €280,000 a year despite being replaced as chief executive of the FAI. The association confirmed he is to take a “s(...)

Fianna Fáil sport spokesman Robert Troy said John  Delaney must ‘be ready’ to answer questions about the loan. Photograph:  ©INPHO/ Ryan Byrne

Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy has said she will raise allegations she has received with the Football Association of Ireland’s (FAI’s) ch(...)

 Micheál Martin:  “When you strip it all back . . .  he has made the right call on all the big issues and he has excelled in all the elections,” said one frontbencher. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

“What the f**k is Daly at?” asked a Fine Gael TD as he observed his colleague, junior minister Jim Daly, in full flow on Wednesday evening. During the(...)

A Rethink Metrolink campaigner at Beechwood Luas stop in Rathmines. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The MetroLink project in south Dublin “won’t be happening” given its potential to disrupt commuter flow into the city for up to four years, Minister f(...)

Tolls on the   M7  motorway. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Transport Shane Ross has cited motorists’ “inertia” as a reason up to half of electric car owners have not signed up for toll road discou(...)

A Google Maps street view image of Belcare View in Ballymun, north Dublin.

Gardaí are investigating an apparent gun attack on a house in Ballymun on Saturday morning. A spokeswoman said they were investigating reports of sh(...)

Michael and Danny Healy-Rae suggested the Taoiseach had done a grave disservice to the struggling Irish beef sector.

Beef farmers were very annoyed with the Taoiseach recently for daring to remark that he is trying to cut down on the amount of red meat he eats. Such (...)

Up to 50 events a year are affected by ticket touting especially for major acts including concerts by U2, Britney Spears and the Spice Girls, Minister for Enterprise Heather Humphreys told the Dáil.

The long awaited ban on the sale of tickets above face value for music and sporting events moved a step closer with the introduction in the Dáil of le(...)

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