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Former Anglo Irish bank chief executive David Drumm has pleaded guilty to providing unlawful loans to 10 developers in July 2008. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The conviction of former Anglo Irish Bank chief executive David Drumm and his colleagues show there is both the “appetite and capability” on the part (...)

House prices across the Republic are still 21.1 per cent lower than their highest level in 2007.  Photograph: iStock

There was further misery for would-be home buyers on Wednesday morning with fresh data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) showing that th(...)

A “legal pathway” should be opened up to help allow children under 16 self-declare their own gender identity, a human rights organisation has said. F(...)

Fears have been expressed that spiralling legal costs could lead to the breast cancer screening programme being closed down. File photograph: Getty Images

The BreastCheck cancer screening programme is doing its job and has helped to save the lives of women in the State, Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said. (...)

The cigarettes, branded ‘Jim’ have an estimated retail value of over €408,000, representing a potential loss to the Exchequer of more than €299,000. Elvis (right) sniffed them out.

Revenue officers seized 670,000 contraband cigarettes in Co Meath on Wednesday. The seizure was made at a business premises with the assistance of Re(...)

An image of Ann Lovett. Photograph: The Irish Times

The journalist who first reported Ann Lovett’s death, Emily O’Reilly, has said very few facts about the background to what had happened to Ms Lovett h(...)

Fianna Fáil health spokesman Stephen Donnelly has said HSE director general Tony O’Brien (pictured) “should step back with immediate effect”. He was speaking on behalf of his party when he made his comments. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The HSE on Friday identified another woman who has been affected by the cervical cancer scandal, bringing the number affected to 209. “The work of t(...)

Dr Rhona Mahony  has said the Eighth Amendment creates unacceptable clinical risk for women and children. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Eighth Amendment creates unacceptable clinical risk to women and children in this country, the master of the National Maternity Hospital has said.(...)

A pizzeria in Dublin city centre was served with a closure order last month after ‘substantial’ rodent droppings were found in its kitchen.  File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A pizzeria in Dublin city centre was served with a closure order last month after “substantial” rodent droppings were found in its kitchen. Apache P(...)

There are around 17,500 people outside Dublin with no water supply and 35,000 with a restricted supply.

Water shortages will remain “one of the big issues” for emergency management for weeks to come, the National Emergency Coordination Group (NECG) said (...)

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