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Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald delivers a speech at the party’s ardfheis in Dublin in October. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP via Getty Images

So say all of us soundbite of the year Senator David Norris for this simple truth: “The trouble with Covid is it would bore the knickers off a saint.(...)

Minister for Higher Education Simon Harris  said engagement is needed on the issue of fuel costs, not protest. Photograph: iStock

A planned protest by truckers over rising fuel costs that is expected to bring traffic chaos to Dublin on Monday is “not the way to do business”accord(...)

Gardai move Trucks to the side to allow a Luas to pass at Dawson Street as a protest against fuel prices takes place. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A protest by a large group of truckers and hauliers against rising fuel prices caused significant traffic disruption around Dublin on Wednesday. The (...)

HSE boss Paul Reid told the committee he will provide a ‘summary note’ outlining the cost of the unused PPE. File photograph: The Irish Times

The Health Service Executive was engaged in an “ebay style war” for personal protective equipment (PPE) at the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Pub(...)

‘I am incredulous that when people contact the HSE, the service provider will say it can give them 21 hours but it does not have anyone to deliver the care.’ Photograph: iStock

Pay increases for homecare workers will be part of Budget 2022 deliberations, according to Minister of State for Health Frank Feighan, who said the se(...)

UL management conceded that despite seeking and paying about €10,000 for a valuation of the property, it had no copy on file.

The University of Limerick has set in train an investigation into its controversial €8 million purchase of a former Dunnes Stores development site in (...)

Verona Murphy claimed the recommendations in the draft plan for Wexford would shut rural areas and ghettoise towns. Photograph: Fran Veale

The planning regulator has hit out at claims he is engaged in a Stalinist assault on local democracy, saying such attacks smack of a “darker era” of s(...)

Taking the seabed into account, “Ireland is one of the largest countries in the EU, and our coastline of 7,500km is longer than that of many of our European counterparts”. Photograph: Getty Images

A Minister has insisted there has been a “robust” process over four years to consider the National Marine Planning Framework (NMPF) after trenchant op(...)

Why are the video meetings we’ve been holding through lockdown so exhausting? Our short film explains why

Zoom fatigue: we’ve all been through it – or worried we might end up its next victim. You’re sitting through a work video call for the umpteenth time (...)

 Horse Racing Ireland chief executive Brian Kavanagh. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has said it is examining insurance cover options on the movement of cash from racecourses after suffering a €389,000 loss t(...)

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