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Gardaí and emergency services personnel at the scene of a crash between a truck and a Luas at the junction of Benburb Street and Queen Street in Dublin. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Junctions at Blackhall Place and Queen Street in Dublin’s north inner city have the highest number of collisions on the Luas network, according to Tra(...)

Thomas Byrne TD: “The department has an obligation to make these periods of leave as short as possible and conduct the investigations as expeditiously as possible.”  Photograph: Alan Betson

Three principals and 14 school teachers are currently on administrative leave with full pay while investigations are being carried out, the Department(...)

Over 1,400 properties stand to lose part of their front gardens to accommodate the proposed plans while between 1,500 and 1,600 trees would be lost. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has said it believes it can reduce the number of trees that would be impacted by the BusConnects plan following(...)

Mary Mitchell O’Connor: ‘Projects such as BusConnects are intended to improve the lives of residents, not to rip the heart out of their village, their community.’

Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O’Connor is the latest high profile Fine Gael politician to criticise the State’s proposed BusCon(...)

Mr D’arcy said he doesn’t hold insurance companies in ‘high regard’ and had made ‘pretty strong statements’ about them. Photograph: iStock

Fifty cases of suspected insurance fraud have been reported to the gardaí in the past eight months, the Minister of State at the Department of Finance(...)

King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (centre) meets children as he is welcomed by President Michael Higgins (second right) and his wife Sabina (right) in Dublin on Wednesday. Photograph: Patrick Van Latwijk/AFP/Getty Images

The various job opportunities for Dutch citizens in Dublin are a “clear sign of the growing links” between Ireland and the Netherlands, the Dutch king(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Sabina with  King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands and  Nya Maasland (6) from Madelief School and Arantxa Carroll of Gaelscoil Cholmcille, Coolock Lane. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins met with the Dutch King and Queen at Áras an Uachtaráin on Wednesday. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Neth(...)

Gardaí at the scene of the fatal stabbing on O’Connell St. Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Bus and Luas services have resumed operation on O’Connell Street following a fatal stabbing in the area overnight. The street was closed to traffic (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney:  ‘I think the less we talk about boardings and potential clashes the better.’ Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has ruled out sending Naval Service vessels into the waters around Rockall. Mr Coveney said “(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the Irish Government was informed last September about Scotland’s intentions to enforce its claim to the territorial waters around Rockall.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the Irish Government was informed last September about Scotland’s intentions to enforce its claim (...)

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