Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: New LPT system ‘as affordable as it can be for most’.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The exemption from Local Property Tax (LPT) for owners of pyrite and mica-damaged homes in Donegal and Mayo will last for six years, Minister for Fina(...)

 Taoiseach Micheál Martin: insists funding has been “significantly increased” for the National Cyber Security Centre this year. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Government has been forced to defend the level of spending on the cybersecurity agency leading the response to the ransomware attacks on the healt(...)

 Micheál Martin, leader of Fianna Fáil, with Thomas Byrne TD speaking to the media at Leinster House after the Fine Gael meeting. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has told Fine Gael leader Leo Varadkar that he is “willing to engage” in government formation talks. The two held p(...)

Counting in the local elections at Belfast City Hall. Photograph: Rebecca Black/PA Wire

The atmosphere under the Dome of Delight at Belfast City Hall was buzzing at the weekend as 60 councillors were elected to the North’s largest lo(...)

Peadar Tóibín, leader of Aontú

The leader of Ireland’s newest political party and former Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín has said immigration into the country needs to be managed at a su(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris told a Dáil debate on abortion legislation: ‘I hear a lot about human rights and I have some breaking news. Women’s rights are human rights.’ File photograph:  Nick Bradshaw

Minister for Health Simon Harris has rejected calls to ban abortion on the ground of disability, saying it would make the Bill governing abortion law (...)

A group of TDs and Senators opposed to repeal of the Eighth Amendment gathered in Merrion Square in Dublin. Photograph: Sarah Bardon

A cross-party group of TDs and Senators has joined together calling for a No vote in the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. The event, which took p(...)

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín, chairman of the Joint Oireachtas Committee for Arts and Heritage: estimated €1.5-€1.8 million had been spent, including on legal settlements and consultant reports, at the National Museum.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Human resource issues at the National Museum of Ireland cost it and the State “in terms of reputation and financially”, an Oireachtas committee has he(...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien. The Dáil is to debate the terms of the commission of investigation into the sale of Siteserv to a company controlled by Mr O’Brien over two days. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Government has agreed to allow two days in the Dáil next week for a debate on the terms of the commission of investigation into the Irish Bank Re(...)

Former chairman of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) Alan Dukes said the head of asset management at the bank played no part in the decision-making process around the sale of Siteserv.

The former chairman of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation (IBRC) Alan Dukes has said the head of asset management at the bank played no part in the(...)

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