Michael Martin

176 results

A file image of DJ  Larry Gogan at the RTÉ studios. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

President Michael D Higgins led tributes on Tuesday to RTÉ broadcaster Larry Gogan who died aged 85. Gogan worked in broadcasting for almost six deca(...)

As an experienced politician and former leader of the Progressive Democrats, Independent TD Noel Grealish is well aware that the fears and concerns of small communities in relation to ‘others’ can be exploited. Photograph: The Irish Times

There was general agreement in the Dáil that Independent TD Noel Grealish had engaged in racism by asking Taoiseach Leo Varadkar for reassurance that (...)

The RTÉ campus, Donnybrook, Dublin 4, as the broadcaster announced it will cut some 200 jobs next year. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Taoiseach Leo Varakdar and Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin have both promised changes to RTÉ’s licence fee rules to provide extra revenue for the ca(...)

The queue to sign a book of condolence for broadcaster Gay Byrne in Dublin’s Mansion House. Photograph: Tom Honan

The queue of people lining up to sign one of the five books of condolence opened for Gay Byrne in the Mansion House in Dublin was long throughout Tues(...)

Prof Hugh Brady, vice-chancellor of the University of Bristol and a former president of UCD, says the decline of Irish universities is  linked to the global financial crisis and the threat of Brexit. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The state of Ireland’s higher education and research system should be viewed as a national crisis, according to the head of a UK university. Speaking(...)

Politician of the Year: Green Party leader Eamon Ryan. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

Politician of the Year: Green Party leader Eamon Ryan The Greens soared in popularity during the European and local elections, taking two seats in Eu(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin called for  a separate department of higher education and research during a speech at an Irish Universities Association event. Photograph: Jason Clarke

Fianna Fáil leader Michael Martin has called for the creation of a department of higher education and research that would be separate from the Departm(...)

(Front from left to right)  Catherine Murphy,   Róisín Shortall  and newly elected councillors at the Social Democrats conference in Dublin on Saturday. Photograph: Leah Farrell/RollingNews

The Social Democrats launched a wide-ranning attack on the Fine Gael-led Government and its market-led solutions to issues such as health and housing (...)

Carmel McDonnell Byrne at the Christine Buckley Centre for Education and Support offices in Dublin city centre ahead of her retirement on May 30th. Photograph: Laura Hutton/ The Irish Times

For years Carmel McDonnell Byrne was the woman behind Christine Buckley, a quiet figure who has fought many battles over 20 years in the cause of thos(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar told the Dáil ‘we did think about’ renationalising Eir to “get out our hands on the real infrastructure which is the poles and the ducts”. File photograph: Maxwells

The Government considered the renationalisation of Eir as part of its discussions on the national broadband plan but it would have cost €8 billion or (...)

  • « First
  • Prev
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »