Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: “we have an economy that is growing at a strong pace”.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe says he expects an additional 50,000 jobs to be created in the Irish economy this year, driving employment to new(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar:  has travelled to the United States to launch Ireland’s election campaign for a seat on the United Nations Security Council. File Photograph: Laura Hutton/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has denied his Fine Gael colleagues were “swaggering around the place” as suggested by Independent TD Finian McGrath amid specu(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe who has decided to postpone development of the western section of the Galway-Dublin cycle route following objections from landowners. Photograph: Collins

Politicians west of the Shannon have welcomed a decision by Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe to postpone development of the western section of t(...)

Public Accounts Committee  chairman John McGuinness: “Having an opinion is not in itself a sacking offence.” Photograph:   Brenda Fitzsimons

The Fine Gael group on the Public Accounts Committee has indicated it will not seek the removal of the committee’s chairman John McGuinness followin(...)