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Minister for Transport Shane  Ross told the Dáil the public transport system ‘is a critical part of the plan for re-opening of the economy’.

The Government will provide additional funding to ensure public transport services continue despite the drop in fare income, Minister for Transport Sh(...)

Taxi at the scene of shooting, Bridge of Peace, Drogheda. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A taxi driver injured in a shooting in Drogheda, Co Louth on Monday evening is understood to have been struck twice in the back. The man, understood(...)

The Coca-Cola plant in Drogheda, Co Louth, where 65 staff have been told they are losing their jobs.  Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Some 65 staff employed at Coca-Cola in Drogheda, Co Louth, have been told they were losing their jobs following a global review by the company of its (...)

Michael D’Arcy, the Minister of State responsible for the insurance sector, said he went along to a Fine Gael  fundraiser attended by lawyers because he felt it was important to engage with the sector. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Fine Gael minister aiming to reduce personal injuries payouts said he attended a party fundraiser with leading barristers because he “wasn’t the m(...)

Deputy Fergus O’Dowd (FG) said the capital was in danger of becoming a place ’where only the extremely wealthy live’. File photograph: Eric Luke

The Government’s new €1.25 billion Land Development Agency has been warned not to repeat mistakes made by Irish Water when it became swamped in contro(...)

In 2017, there were  99 unexpected deaths of disabled residents notified to Hiqa and 57 outbreaks of notifiable diseases. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There were over 4,600 allegations of abuse of disabled people in residential care reported last year, including 2,726 cases of alleged physical abuse.(...)

 HSE director general Tony O’Brien:   the Government has so far resisted calls for him  to resign

The Fianna Fáil front bench will meet on Tuesday to decide whether to support a planned Dáil motion of no confidence in HSE director general Tony O’Br(...)

Charlie Flanagan: he said he had discussed the consolidation of road traffic legislation with Minister for Transport Shane Ross

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said he intends to change the way the District Courts works so that the public can have greater confidence i(...)

Sarah Keane who addressed the Oireachtas committee on Friday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Former Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) president Pat Hickey did not consult the executive board about his decision to appoint THG as the ticket agent(...)

A general view of the Mexican port town of Lázaro Cárdenas where Noel Maguire (29) was fatally wounded in a shooting. Image: Google Streetview.

Relatives of an Irishman shot dead in an incident at a petrol station in Mexico are travelling to the Pacific south-west of the country to repatriate (...)

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