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Carol Nolan accused the Government of being the government of being  happy ‘to sell out every sector’. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Government has “appeased our EU masters by selling out” and agreeing to the increase in corporation tax to 15 per cent according to Rural Independ(...)

Eamon Ryan said it was time to put the Bill into place ‘to set a high bar’ and to begin its implementation. File photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Landmark and controversial climate action legislation has been passed in the Dáil by an overwhelming majority of 129 votes to 10 after a final rancoro(...)

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly has yet to receive his first dose of the vaccine. The 45-year-old Minister, who has responsibility for the Covid-(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has indicated that the public may be permitted to attend religious services in person from next month. File Photograph: John McElroy

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has indicated that the public may be permitted to attend religious services in person from next month. Mr Martin confirmed t(...)

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae declared 16 letting properties  in a Dáil register of members’ interests. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

One-quarter of TDs are property investors or landowners, the latest register of Dáil members’ interests shows, a drop from the previous Dáil, in which(...)

Sinn Féin’s Darren O’Rourke  expressed concern that in relation to offshore wind energy the State ‘does not directly own or operate  any such resources’.  File photograph: Getty Images

The State is getting the modern-day equivalent of religious “indulgences” by paying €50 million to Estonia and Denmark for “statistical transfers” to (...)

People enjoy takeaway pints in Dublin’s Temple Bar at the weekend. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government will engage with publicans about the re-opening of licensed premises but Taoiseach Micheál Martin warned that “Covid-19 thrives where c(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar: ‘We’re not immune from the corrosive forces experienced in other established democracies: fake news conspiracy theories, the far right, far left, unregulated fringe publications, and unverified social media grievances and score-settling in spheres masquerading as journalism.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

Why was there a vote of confidence in the Dáil? When individual Ministers face sustained criticism over performance, or controversial actions, or o(...)

School secretaries gathered for a rally at the Dáil in January this year. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Government wants to regularise the employment, terms and conditions and pension rights of school secretaries, Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has told the D(...)

Notwithstanding the popularity of swimming across generations, its public health benefits and its capacity to boost enjoyment of life, the State’s track record of investment in public pools has been miserably underwhelming. Photograph: iStock

An illustration of a simple pleasure placed in long-term peril by the Covid-19 crisis surfaced at Thursday’s meeting of the Oireachtas budget oversigh(...)

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