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Department of Finance secretary general Derek Moran. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe will receive advice from the Central Bank on the potential removal of the €500,000 pay cap on bankers’ pay th(...)

Dylan Watts celebrates his penalty against Finn Harps. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Finn Harps 0 Shamrock Rovers 3 Shamrock Rovers kept hot on the heels of Dundalk at the summit of the Premier Division with a deserved victory over re(...)

Dundalk’s Dean Jarvis celebrates scoring the first goal with Pat Hoban, John Mountney and Daniel Cleary during the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, game against Cork City at Turner’s Cross. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork City 0 Dundalk 2 Premier Division leaders Dundalk made it six wins in a row over Cork City as they proved superior at Turner’s Cross on Friday (...)

Commissioner Drew Harris told the Public Accounts Committee disqualified drivers ‘by and large, are retaining their licencesat the conference’. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The systems to ensure disqualified drivers were put off the roads were not working as the vast majority of suspended drivers were declining to surrend(...)

Shamrock Rovers’ Dylan Watts celebrates scoring a goal after earlier missing a penalty in the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division, game against Finn Harps at Tallaght Stadium. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Finn Harps 0 After performances against Dundalk and St Patrick’s Athletic recently that suggested Finn Harps would be nobody’s push(...)

Former chief executive Seán Ashe, who failed to declare ties to family members with interests in two companies that received contracts from the ETB, an audit found. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Kildare and Wicklow Education and Training Board (ETB), which is at the centre of a controversy over how taxpayer funds were spent, is reviewing all i(...)

 Climate change protesters demonstrated outside Leinster House in Dublin earlier this week.   Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Opposition politicians have been accused of trying to frustrate Government plans to address climate change at a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary(...)

 Minister for Finance Paschal Donohue made 11 representations to Revenue for constituents. Photograph: Donall Farmer

TDs and Senators made a total of 227 representations to the Revenue Commissioners including the Taoiseach, the Tánaiste and Minister for Finance Pasch(...)

Senior Government figures remain adamant  they will not concede to the nurses’ demands, citing the upfront cost and the belief it would spell the end of the public sector pay agreement. Photograph: Getty Images

Nurses will lose pay rises, increments and gains for new recruits if they go on strike, Government and union sources confirmed on Thursday, as the psy(...)

Fine Gael TD for Longford-Westmeath Peter Burke said Fianna Fáil needed to ‘cost, detail and explain where public money should be spent in 2019’. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil made “irrational” spending calls totalling more than €3.5 million last year, a Government backbencher has claimed. Fine Gael TD for Long(...)

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