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Minister for Finance Michael Noonan at Government Buildings on his way to present his budget to the Dáil last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

The International Monetary Fund has warned the Government against using the proceeds from the deal to scrap the Anglo Irish Bank promissory note to r(...)

FG parliamentary party chairman Charlie Flanagan told the House during the 
ongoing
continuing debate about the proposed abolition of the Seanad, that he supported such a move “because it has outlived its usefulness”.

A senior Fine Gael member has launched a scathing attack on the Government’s efforts at Dáil reform. Parliamentary party chairman Charlie Flana(...)

Pre-Budget kite-flying

Pre-Budget skirmishing has broken out between Fine Gael and Labour Party ministers as they seek to minimise cutbacks within their Departments, raise r(...)

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at a joint press conference at Government Buildings in Dublin today. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan today joined their Fine Gael colleague Richard Bruton in emphasising the need to avoid an(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny congratulates Helen McEntee , on her election as a TD in March. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A total of €106,653.42 was spent by candidates in the Meath East byelection in March with Fine Gael’s successful candidate Helen McEntee spending the (...)

Joe Higgins said in the months that followed the 1913 Lockout the employers with great cruelty literally attempted to starve the working class of Dublin, in their determination to smash effective trade unionism.

The Government is introducing the reform and modernisation that is needed to balance workers’ rights with the need to create a competitive environment(...)

UK court  overturns Newham council’s refusal to grant Paddy Power a licence to open a new betting shop in east London. Photo: Bloomberg

Yesterday’s decision by a court to overturn Newham council’s refusal to grant Paddy Power a licence to open a new betting shop in east London will com(...)

With about four months of campaigning ahead the Government is in a strong position to carry a Yes vote but the result is not a foregone conclusion. The No vote is strongest among the best off and most educated voters while it is weakest among the poorest voters.

A substantial majority of voters favour the abolition of the Seanad, although the margin has declined a little since February, according to the latest(...)

 Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore: families need to be given “breathing room”. Photograph: Eric Luke

Special measures to help parents with young children could be in prospect by next year as Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore pushes in pre-budget talks to give “b(...)

The area for development in Limerick as it is today and what it could look like in the future.

A new city will rise from Limerick city centre under an ambitious €250 million plan aimed at guiding the regeneration of the wider midwest region.The (...)

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