The planned sewage treatment plant at Clonshaugh has been the subject of more than 14,000 objections from local residents. Photograph: Eric Luke

Plans for a €500 million regional sewage treatment plant in Dublin, which have been the subject of more than 14,000 objections from local residents, a(...)

Mick Wallace: the TD is understood to have consulted a number of legal advisers, including a former attorney general. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The Dáil will later this month vote on a Bill that would allow for the termination of pregnancies in cases of fatal foetal abnormalities. The newly (...)

Fine Gael TD Regina Doherty: Government Chief Whip emailed every Cabinet Minister and Minister of State last week advising them of new procedures.

Ministers have been warned they must arrange ministerial engagements outside Dáil sitting days because of the “delicate voting situation” facing the (...)

New media mergers guidelines have described  a holding or voting strength of over 20 per cent as  constituting a significant interest in a media company.

New guidelines will give the Minister for Communications power to decide if a proposed media merger is in the public interest in terms of diversity an(...)

Independent TD Finian McGrath  said it was time to get away from the mentality, which seemed to be part of the Government’s view, that some people on welfare were scroungers. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Independent TD Finian McGrath asked if there were TDs with property interests discriminating against people relying on rent supplement. He said(...)