Claire Byrne

219 results

Three people who claimed they had driven around 80km in a car from their home in Co Meath to a fast food takeaway in Dublin 4 to collect burgers were fined this week. File photograph: iStock

People can travel more than 5km from home to buy food in shops or collect takeaway orders but it must be within reason and within the “vicinity” of a (...)

Liveline: Joe Duffy’s phone-in has played a crucial role in bringing to light the horrific secrets of Ireland’s clerical institutions

It may be an accident of timing, but it’s entirely fitting that Liveline (RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays) is the first programme to follow Wednesday’s broadcas(...)

Both Taoiseach Micheal Martin and Tánaiste Leo Varadkar defended the Government’s decisions in separate radio interviews. Photographs: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Government leaders have defended the decision to lift Covid restrictions before Christmas, as new cases continue to put the Irish hospital system unde(...)

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s criticism of chief medical officer Tony Holohan and the Nphet  on RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live was praised by many. Photograph: RTÉ screenshot

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s criticism of the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet) on RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live programme in October was supported b(...)

Penneys owners the Westons top the billionaire list.

It won’t be over until the fat lady finally gets her jab but what a year we’ve had. Waiting for those vaccinations probably means the Covid year could(...)

Hair salons must close again on Christmas Eve following the announcement of further Covid-10 restrictions by the Government on Tuesday. File photograph: Getty Images

Taoiseach Micheál Martin has said a hair salon which looked after a client who was later confirmed as having Covid-19 should have been informed of the(...)

Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney said advice on inter-county travel “may change” and a “long Cabinet meeting” will take place on Tuesday to discuss all data and information. Photograph: Filip Singer/EPA

At least two consular flights are scheduled to fly from Britain to Ireland on Tuesday evening to get Irish residents stranded by the travel ban home,(...)

Dublin City Council had given permission for a substantial expansion of the Central Hotel. File photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Plans for a new hotel development for Dublin city centre that will spell “last orders” for well-known Dublin venues Rí-Rá nightclub and the Globe bar (...)

Brian Stanley is to make a statement to the Dáil regarding controversial tweets he sent. File photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has said that she will not be asking party TD Brian Stanley to resign as chair of the Public Accounts Committee. M(...)

Infectious disease specialist  Prof Sam McConkey was criticised in many quarters for his perceived negativity when he urged caution on the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. File photograph: Getty

A predilection for too much consensus or groupthink has often caused us harm in out country. Like buffalo, a significant number of Irish people prefer(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »