Retired garda John Wilson said he  took issue with people who made whistleblower allegations and then did not follow them up.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Whistleblowers who report wrongdoing in the public sector or other workplaces are still wrongly seen as troublemakers, an Oireachtas committee has hea(...)

 Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe was told that reform of property tax would need to be prioritised if it was to be changed in this year’s budget. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe told officials in June that local property tax (LPT) needed to be reformed and that it was “untenable” to allow s(...)

Among the challenges seen in recent times by the EU is evidence of Russian sponsoring of far-right and far-left parties. Photograph: iStock

Europe is under attack. Reports from several capitals – Paris, Rome and Madrid – suggest concerted, crippling cyberattacks on key infrastructure. Sou(...)

Defence Forces chief of staff Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett:  nominated for position of EUMC chairman by Government. Photograph: Alan Betson

The chief of staff of the Defence Forces, Vice-Admiral Mark Mellett, will not be the next chairman of the European Union Military Committee (EUMC), th(...)

Members of the Defence forces fold the Tricolour over the coffin bearing the remains of Thomas Kent at St Nicholas’s Church, Castlelyons, Co Cork, during his State funeral and reinterment last year. He was executed 100 years ago today. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The family of Easter 1916 hero Thomas Kent have spoken of their pride in their forebear’s sacrifice as they remembered him at a special commemoration (...)

 Commemoration of Easter Monday 1916 in Enniscorthy. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Abbey Square in Enniscorthy fell silent yesterday shortly after 1.15pm as thousands gathered to pay tribute to the volunteers of 1916. Wreaths were (...)

S3 Group has more than 100 customers across 28 countries including Sky, Time Warner Cable, BT and UPC Cablecom

Consulting group Accenture is to acquire S3 TV Technology, a business unit of Dublin-headquartered Silicon Software Systems (S3) for an undisclosed su(...)

RTÉ’s David Davin-Power learns about  weapons that would have been used by Irish soldiers at Gallipoli in the first World War. Photograph: RTÉ

Gallipoli was one of the great military disasters in history. Some 80,000 Turks and 50,000 British, French, Australian and New Zealand troops died in (...)