A Fianna Fáil TD says Micheál Martin is safe as party leader, even if he loses another by-election.

Kenny: 'New proclamation' of the Republic for 1916 centenary

The Taoiseach said the Government will draft a new proclamation as part of next year's centenary of the 1916 rising.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

Variable mortgage holders 'gouged' by banks, FF claims

Fianna Fáil's demanding the coalition put pressure on banks to stop "gouging" money from variable rate mortgage holders.

More

Man found guilty of murder after pushing homeless man down rubbish chute in Cork

A 28-year-old man has been found guilty of murdering a homeless man who died inside a rubbish chute at an apartment complex in Cork.

More

'Sick' postcard to students compares supporters of gay marriage to Jimmy Saville

The students' union at Maynooth University has described a postcard it received this morning which compares those who support gay marriage with people who have been ...

More

Cabinet considers adding Six Nations to free sports programming list

The Cabinet is discussing whether or not television coverage of Six Nations rugby should be protected as "free to air".

More

Teachers need training, survey shows, but impasse with Minister continues

90% percent of English teachers say they need extra training for the new Junior Cycle course.

More

28% of weddings are civil ceremonies, as number of Catholic services fall

Nearly three out of 10 weddings last year were civil marriages.

More

Private colleges claim discrimination by state agencies

A new group of private schools and colleges is making a complaint against the State over what it calls "anti-competitive practices."

More

Bus drivers to vote on strike action

Drivers at Bus Éireann and Dublin Bus could agree to future strikes today.

More

latest

More than 500 patients waiting for a bed in Irish hospitals today

Nurses say that 501 people are awaiting a bed on trolleys and in wards at hospitals around the country today.

More

Majority of requests for armed garda escort for dangerous prisoners are rejected

Gardaí are turning down almost six in every 10 requests by prison chiefs for armed escorts for dangerous criminals, newly released figures show.

More

Former FF Councillor to contest by-election for Renua Ireland

Former FF Councillor Patrick McKee has been confirmed as the Renua Ireland candidate for the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election on May 22.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

latest

Most believe politicians have little or no understanding of stress caused by energy bills, says survey

More than four out of five Irish consumers believe politicians have “very little” or “no” understanding of stress caused by high energy costs.

More

latest

Taoiseach: Fennelly must decide when to publish report on Callinan resignation

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said that it is up to Mr Justice Nial Fennelly to decide when to publish the interim report into the resignation of Former Garda Commission ...

More

More than 10.3m cigarettes seized at Dublin Port

Officers from Revenue's Customs Service seized more than 10.3m cigarettes with a retail value of more than €4.7m over the weekend at Dublin Port, it was revealed ...

More

Government urged to change outdated lunacy law

Disability rights groups are calling on the Government to replace Ireland's outdated lunacy laws with more humane legal structures that allow people to make decisions ...

More

End of Ian Bailey case 'an important step', says Sophie Toscan duPlantier family lawyer

A lawyer for the family of Sophie Toscan duPlantier has described the end of Ian Bailey's High Court action yesterday as an 'important step'.

More

latest

Closing date today for Community Tourism Initiative

Today is the closing date for applications under the Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora.

More

Garda whistleblower McCabe appointed acting head of traffic unit

Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has been appointed the acting head of the force's traffic unit in Mullingar.

More

latest

National weather warning issued by Met Éireann

Met Éireann issued a weather warning for the entire country last night.

This story is enriched with multi-media content

More

30,000 water leaks detected across the country

As meter reading gets underway again this week, Irish Water claims that 30,000 leaks have already been identified at homes around the country.

More

latest

Minister to submit Admission to School Bill to Cabinet

The Cabinet is expected to support legislation that will require schools to publish their admission policies.

More

Waterford technology company announces 100 jobs

One hundred jobs are being announced today by a Waterford-based technology company.

More

latest