Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn (C), shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer and shadow business secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey  in the Houses of Parliament in London preparing for a meeting with prime minister Theresa May. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

British prime minister Theresa May and the British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn held a “useful but inconclusive” meeting on the way forward on Brexit o(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris.

A protest outside Minister for Health Simon Harris’s home on Sunday afternoon has been condemned by politicians, the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organis(...)

The flooded car park at Toft Park behind the Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill, Galway, during Storm Erik on Friday. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Two ships disabled in major storm related incidents off the Irish coast on Friday are expected into port on Saturday morning. An Irish trawler and a (...)

‘I don’t want to have to intervene any more to take away more powers from councillors in this process, but it’s becoming very difficult as I see more objections,’ Eoghan Murphy said.Photograph:Tom Honan

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy has said politicians who object to new housing developments are putting the Government in a “very difficult positio(...)

Minister for Health said the the services ‘on offer tomorrow will be so much better than what we have in our country today’.  Photograph: PA

Abortion services have been introduced in the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday following a landslide vote in favour of liberalising the country’s laws. (...)

EU Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly said the report covered cross-Border topics inlcuding trade, animal health, tourism, the environment and cross-Border fraud.

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has joined European Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly in calling for the publication of a key Brexit negotiating document setting out ar(...)

Dr Mike O’Connor said hospitals ‘work full whack’ during the holiday break. Stock photograph: iStock

A clinical director at Cork University Hospital says comments by the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar about staff rostering at Christmas are “bordering on being(...)

Firefighter in breathing apparatus extinguishing a car fire tonight in South Dublin. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade/Twitter

Dublin Fire Brigade received hundreds of fire-related calls on Halloween, traditionally one of its busiest days of the year. The fire brigade had rec(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin wrote to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: “I think it is best if we both state upfront, irrespective of what happens during the confidence and supply review process, that we both agree not to bring down the Government”.

The best way to provide stability for the country as Brexit takes effect is for Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil to agree to hold the next election in the su(...)

A recent study by NUI Galway indicated that about 70 per cent of women and 40 per cent of men reported experiencing some level of sexual hostility by the end of their third level studies. Photograph: iStockphoto

Sexual consent classes for students should be embedded across all third level colleges, according to the Minister of State for Higher Education. Mary (...)

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