Retired garda John Wilson said he  took issue with people who made whistleblower allegations and then did not follow them up.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Whistleblowers who report wrongdoing in the public sector or other workplaces are still wrongly seen as troublemakers, an Oireachtas committee has hea(...)

Taoiseach Micheál Martin at the Fianna Fáil think-in  in Co Cavan. Photograph: Conor McCabe/PA Wire

Fianna Fáil TDs who fail to vote confidence in Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney will face a six-month suspension from the parliamentary part(...)

The Hebron Industiral Estate on the outskirts of Kilkenny City, where the proposed mosque was to be built. Photograph: Google Maps

Plans for the development of a mosque and Islamic cultural centre in Kilkenny city have been rejected by An Bord Pleanála. The proposal by the Kilke(...)

 HSE director general Tony O’Brien:   the Government has so far resisted calls for him  to resign

The Fianna Fáil front bench will meet on Tuesday to decide whether to support a planned Dáil motion of no confidence in HSE director general Tony O’Br(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy told the Charleton tribunal Martin Callinan was the senior garda he had talked about during an RTÉ Prime Time appearance as having made derogatory comments to him about Sgt Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan told a Fine Gael TD that Garda whistleblower Sgt Maurice McCabe was not to be believed or trusted, the Charl(...)

John McGuinness TD at the Disclosures Tribunal in Dublin Castle on Monday. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

Former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan referred to Sgt Maurice McCabe as someone who “fiddles with kids” after giving evidence to the Public Accoun(...)

Central Bank governor Philip Lane said there was an issue with the culture of the banking system. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The trickle of stories from people wrongly taken off tracker mortgages by banks in the wake of the financial collapse turned into a flood in October w(...)

John McGuinness says the tracker mortgage situation needs outside focus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Irish banks have shamed their industry and the country, the Oireachtas finance committee chairman, has said. Fianna Fáil TD John McGuinness said(...)

At the core of both disclosures is the assertion that senior gardaí orchestrated what is described as a sustained campaign aimed at destroying the character and reputation of Sgt Maurice McCabe. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The retired judge examining two recent protected disclosures made to the Department of Justice by two serving members of the Garda Síochána has reque(...)

Election 2016: The campaign has been in wind-down since the last televised leaders’ debate. Photograph: REUTERS/Darren Staples

Deep breath - we’re nearly there. The broadcast moratorium kicks in at 2pm today, bringing silence and the chance to reflect. The campaign has been i(...)

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