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Staffing levels in proposed new Media Commission expected to be similar to DPC office. Photograph: iStock

The proposed new Media Commission is expected to have a level of staffing similar to the office of the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC), an Oireacht(...)

Fáilte Ireland will try to drum up interest from the domestic tourism market. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

To most Irish people in January, the new coronavirus was something that only existed 9,000km away in the Chinese city of Wuhan. But to the State’s tou(...)

Depiction of John Twiss in the dock, taken from an edition of the Kerryman in January 1956. Image: Michael O’Donoghue Memorial Heritage Project/Kerryman.

A report on the circumstances of a murder that took place in Co Cork 125 years ago could lead to posthumous pardon of the man who was executed for the(...)

Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee e previously gave a statement on her handling of the Woulfe controversy, defending it and saying she followed a “clear process” when recommending the former attorney general for a position on the Supreme Court.Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Sinn Féin TD Padraig MacLochlainn has said that the refusal of the Minister for Justice Helen McEntee to participate in a full question and answer ses(...)

Minister for Justice, Helen McEntee e previously gave a statement on her handling of the Woulfe controversy, defending it and saying she followed a “clear process” when recommending the former attorney general for a position on the Supreme Court.Photograph:Gareth Chaney/Collins

Opposition parties have temporarily withdrawn from the Dáil business committee amid a deepening row over Minister for Justice Helen McEntee’s refusal (...)

 Chairman of Fine Gael parliamentary party Richard Bruton: "I think people did perceive the party as not being ‘on your side’ and that is one of the most difficult challenges if a party comes to be perceived as being sort of detached."  Photograph: Laura Hutton

Fine Gael was seen as detached and not on the side of the public in this year’s general election, according to the blunt finding of an internal party (...)

Billy Morton with his Santry shovel in 1958.

“Gentlemen,” the small man began, “grass is on the way out”. Knowledge of sport is no excuse for a lack of imagination, or vice versa, and Billy Mort(...)

Josepha Madigan has been appointed a Minister of State. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A Fianna Fáil TD has accused Taoiseach Micheál Martin of insulting him and his community by passing him over for a junior ministerial post. (...)

New Fine Gael TD Jennifer Carroll MacNeill could be in line for a quick promotion. She has worked in different government departments as an adviser, is close to Leo Varadkar and is a strong media performer. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Groups of TDs gathered around Leinster House and the National Convention Centre for nervous conversations about their prospects, conscious that they a(...)

KHK announced the hiring of Daniel  Kinahan as a special adviser just over a month ago. File photograph: Collins

A sports company owned by a Bahrani prince has cut ties with Irish drugs smuggler Daniel Kinahan, the latest in a series of blows to the Dubliner’s at(...)

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