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John Delaney: offer to step aside temporarily was greeted with astonishment by members of the parliamentary committee examining governance within the FAI who expected him to step down. Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin

The board of the Football Association of Ireland will come under enormous pressure to step down in its entirety on Tuesday after politicians poured sc(...)

FAI president Donal Conway and FAI executive vice-president John Delaney arriving at Leinster House to give evidence to the Oireachtas Committee on Sport. Photograph:   Brian Lawless/PA Wire

FAI president Donal Conway told members of the Oireachtas Committee on Sport that the association’s current board would step aside if that was what it(...)

The Celebrity Eclipse cruise ship arrives into Dublin Port last year. The Dublin Port Company has been criticised by tourism interests for announcing plans to cut by 50 per cent the number of cruise ships docking in Dublin over the coming years. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times.

The significant reduction in the number of cruise ships allowed into Dublin Port because of preparations for Brexit is a “temporary blip” that will la(...)

A view of a MetroLink sign. Photograph: Tom Honan

Fianna Fáil has criticised the Government’s handling of large infrastructural projects following its decision to shelve the proposed southside route o(...)

Light, flexible and inexpensive, electric scooters can be a handy way of commuting to and from work and are proving an increasingly popular alternative mode of transport in cities worldwide.

As recently as two years ago a grown-up on a scooter was regarded by most right-thinking Irish people as something of an attention-seeking oddball but(...)

Paddy Tully (centre flat cap) keeps an eye on the prices at the mart in Granard, Co Longford. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

It is at sleepy crossroads such as Ballinalee that Leo Varadkar faces some of his toughest challenges. Situated between Granard and Longford town, th(...)

Fianna Fáil sport spokesman Robert Troy said John  Delaney must ‘be ready’ to answer questions about the loan. Photograph:  ©INPHO/ Ryan Byrne

Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy has said she will raise allegations she has received with the Football Association of Ireland’s (FAI’s) ch(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Britain’s Prince Charles before dinner at the Irish embassy in London on March 6th.

It’s been a busy week for Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as Britain’s Brexit bandwagon lurches unsteadily towards God only kn(...)

‘We have to accept the harsh reality of this very moment,’ Micheál Martin told delegates at the Fianna Fáil ardfheis. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins

But enough of the past. Stuffed on a massive feed of Seán Lemass, Éamon de Valera and the founding fathers of Fianna Fáil, the contented delegates sa(...)

A no drone zone sign is pictured on the perimeter fence of the Dublin Airport airfield after  the temporary suspension of operations at the airport following a drone sighting on Thursday. Photograph: Nial Carson/PA Wire

A Garda investigation is underway after a drone sighting at Dublin Airport forced the suspension of all flights for a brief period on Thursday. The d(...)

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