Chief medical officer Dr Tony Holohan speaks during a  press briefing at the  Department of Health, Dublin, on Friday. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Ireland is beginning to suppress the spread of coronavirus, the Government’s public health advisers said last night, after latest figures confirmed a (...)

A member of the public holding a Yes placard in Fairview, Dublin as Ireland voted in the abortion referendum. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty

Ireland has voted by a landslide margin to change the Constitution so that abortion can be legalised, according to an exit poll conducted for The Iris(...)

 Horses  at the site  near Athenry in Co Galway  where Apple plans to build  a data centre. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Ireland could lose out on jobs from multinational companies because of delays in planning permission for the proposed Apple data centre in Athenry, Co(...)

  Fianna Fáil finance spokesman Michael McGrath accused European Commission officials of “seeking to rewrite our entire corporation tax code” at the Oireachtas Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform committee. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Ireland does not engage in “harmful tax competition” in the European Union, the European Commission has told an Oireachtas inquiry, in a marked change(...)