An Coimisinéir Teanga chronicles an eight-year effort, including a meeting with Garda Commissioner Drew Harris last year, to get the organisation to comply with its legal obligation to ensure gardaí can use Irish when stationed in Gaeltacht areas. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

It may be written in the detached formality of the genre, but a tone of barely concealed exasperation runs through the latest report from An Coimisiné(...)

‘I would estimate that I have more dealings with An Garda Síochána than with any other public body as regards the implementation of recommendations.’ Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An Garda Síochána may be reported to the Houses of the Oireachtas over a failure to increase the number of gardaí capable of conducting their duties t(...)

People Before Profit said the Bill would “immediately open the door to new evictions into homelessness on the grounds of sale, use or refurbishment”. Photograph: iStock

Why is the Government putting forward a law now? Because the previous emergency ban on evictions and rent increases was due to end on August 2nd. The(...)

Connect officials would meet members in each workplace over the coming weeks to discuss the ruling. Photograph: iStock

The Connect trade union is to ballot more than 20,000 members in the electrical contracting, mechanical engineering and construction sectors for a man(...)

The Seanad chamber. Photograph: Alan Betson

The president of the High Court has fixed an urgent hearing next week of a major constitutional action over whether or not there is a validly constitu(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and his team arrive at Government Buildings.Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

What happens now? Once the document is finalised and endorsed by the three party leaders, Micheál Martin, Fianna Fáil, Leo Varadkar, Fine Gael and Ea(...)

There are currently 1,015 vacancies across the Defence Forces, a 350 per cent increase since the end of 2017. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

The Government has “reneged” on its promise to stem the retention crisis in the Defence Forces and has allowed vacancies to increase by 350 per cent, (...)

 A statement said the Courts Service was unaware ‘of what appears to be additional safety considerations beyond those already published’. Photograph:  Collins Courts.

Ireland’s judges have decided to limit all physical court sittings to no more than two hours to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The decis(...)

Dáil chamber. Photograph: Alan Betson,

The 33rd Dáil will convene at noon on Thursday, with all newly-elected TDs taking their seats for the first time since the general election on Februar(...)

Kildare North TD Catherine Murphy’s potential move  indicates that the party, who now have six TDs, are likely to remain in Opposition. Photograph: Collins

Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphyis considering standing for the post of Ceann Comhairle of the Dáil as party sources said they are unlikely(...)

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