Tom Kitt

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Fingal’s first Indian-born councillor, Punam Rane, was elected for Fine Gael in Taoiseach Leo Varadkar’s Dublin West constituency. The 49-year-old te(...)

 The euro turns 20 in 2019, after two tumultuous decades that saw the single currency  become a fixture on the financial markets and in Europeans’ wallets. Photograph: Philippe Huguen/AFP/Getty

Before the euro became a reality, the two primary concerns at the highest level in Ireland were that retailers would use the changeover to hike prices(...)

David Kitt: ‘I do think it is sad that so many creative/artistic/bright people are being forced to leave this city and the country in general.’ Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Singer-songwriter David Kitt has said his family background in Fianna Fáil is of no relevance in his comments about the cost of living in Dublin. Kit(...)

David Kitt: “I do think it is sad that so many creative/artistic/bright people are being forced to leave this city and the country in general.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Singer-songswriter David Kitt is quitting Ireland, claiming it is too expensive to live in the country anymore. Kitt says he has no choice given that(...)

President Michael D Higgins and his friend Tom Murphy about whom Mr Higgins spoke affectionately. Photograph: The Irish Times

Playwright Tom Murphy was a “great vulnerable courageous being” and a “genius that we have lost”, President Michael D Higgins has said. Addressing a (...)

The international recruiters based here scout for both Irish-based and overseas jobs. Photograph: Getty Images

Executive search in Ireland was traditionally carried on by the big four accountancy practices, established local firms such as Merc and Amrop, and we(...)

Is Stephen Donnelly in danger of becoming Fianna Fáil’s version of George Lee? File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Fewer politicians than usual turned out for this year’s Independence Day celebrations at the US ambassador’s residence in the Phoenix Park on Thursday(...)

The remains of Concern co-founder Fr Jack Finucane are carried out by  Joe Sweeney and Jack Finnucane jnr and others at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The late Fr Jack Finucane helped save and improve the lives of millions of people, said Concern chief executive Dominic MacSorley. “He brought order t(...)

Haughey family members including Seán Haughey (left) and Ciarán Haughey (right) escort the remains of Maureen Haughey at her funeral at Malahide, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/ The Irish Times

Maureen Haughey (91), who died on St Patrick’s Day, used to joke that her late father, former taoiseach Seán Lemass, could never pronounce the word lo(...)

Independent candidate Shane Ross celebrates being elected in the Dublin Rathdown constituency. He was the first TD elected in the State in the general election. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg

Fine Gael’s Alan Shatter has lost his Dáil seat with the Green Party’s deputy leader Catherine Martin leapfrogging him on the last count to record a s(...)

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