Taoiseach Leo Varadkar: The Government is  facing a motion of no confidence in Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy in the Dáil on Tuesday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar faces growing fallout from Fine Gael’s defeat in four byelections amid pressure from within the party to remove Verona Murphy f(...)

 Minister for Housing  Eoghan Murphy will need Independent support to survive the no-confidence motion. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

Fianna Fáil will abstain on the motion of no confidence in the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy next week, ensuring that the motion will likely be d(...)

Lisa Smith travelled to Syria to join up with Islamic State several years ago where she married and had a child with a man who was later killed.

Islamic State supporter Lisa Smith will not give an exclusive interview to the Late Late Show on her return to Ireland, a spokesman for her family has(...)

In the US, where GoContractor is increasingly focused, it counts 11 of the top general contractors as clients.

Initiafy, an Irish company that has developed an online induction platform for workers in the construction sector, has rebranded as GoContractor. The(...)

David Drumm:  a year into a six-year prison sentence

It’s taken almost a decade, but Chartered Accountants Ireland’s (CAI) investigations into a number of members on matters relating to Anglo Irish Bank (...)

The scene in St Patrick’s cemetery, Dowdallshill in Dundalk, where several people were injured, including one seriously. Photograph: @Simonc46176551/PA Wire.

The elderly man injured after being struck by a car which drove into a crowd in a graveyard in Dundalk, Co Louth, at the weekend remains in a serious (...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney welcomes Britain’s Prince Charles before dinner at the Irish embassy in London on March 6th.

It’s been a busy week for Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney as Britain’s Brexit bandwagon lurches unsteadily towards God only kn(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris referred to the proposal to ensure dignified disposal of foetal remains as ‘extraordinarily distasteful’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Some 723, 632 people voted against the removal of the Eighth Amendment. By way of comparison 544,230 people gave their first preference in the 2016 el(...)

Peader Tóibín was previously suspended when he diverged from party opinion over the Protection of Life During Pregnancy Bill. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Sinn Féin TD Peadar Tóibín faces suspension from the parliamentary party for the second time after he voted against abortion legislation currently bef(...)

Peter Fitzpatrick: “I felt isolated, like I was just there to push a button”

All Government TDs were instructed they had to be present – there were no exceptions. Even Cork North Central TD Dara Murphy – who now works with the (...)

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