Families whose homes were destroyed in a flood have demanded answers as to what led to the “disaster”.
Mon, 02 Sep, 2019
The Government should more than double its flood-prevention funding to €1bn in a bid to prevent further havoc being caused to at-risk regions, the minister responsible for the area has said.
Sat, 02 Dec, 2017
Independent Alliance TD and junior minister for training and skills John Halligan has said he will cover the cost of the €7,500 fine and associated legal bill over his “are you married?” interview gaffe.
Sat, 11 Nov, 2017
No doubt the Alliance are damaged but the gang of five have shown far more to justify their time in Government, writes Daniel McConnell.
Dozens of families have been left homeless, businesses ruined, and bridges washed away after devastating flooding on the Inishowen Peninsula in Co Donegal.
Thu, 24 Aug, 2017
The country will have to brace itself for more extreme weather events as the effects of climate change hit home with potentially devastating effects on property and infrastructure.
Details of Cork’s top tourist attractions have been extolled from the ramparts of a historic fort.
Wed, 28 Jun, 2017
The Independent Alliance has defended its decision to back Fine Gael’s Apple ruling appeal by stressing it will now be able to carry out a widescale review of all multinationals’ tax status in return for the support.
Sat, 03 Sep, 2016
Independent Alliance leader Shane Ross has strongly defended calling Enda Kenny a potential “political corpse”.
Tue, 08 Mar, 2016
The buzz, the excitement: it just wasn’t there at the count centre in Keenagh in Co Longford on Saturday where counting of votes in the Longford-Westmeath by-election was taking place.
Mon, 26 May, 2014
The battle for Longford-Westmeath once again highlights Ireland’s curious tradition as a Republic that often takes comfort in voting for the hereditary principle when choosing elected representatives.
Sat, 17 May, 2014
FIANNA FÁIL’S Senator Mary O’Rourke was last night warned to watch the language she used after praising her supporters for “working like blacks”.
Mon, 09 Jan, 2006
Former Government minister and current Fianna Fáil leader of the Seanad, Mary O'Rourke, has succeeded in her bid to become a Dáil candidate for the next election.
Sun, 08 Jan, 2006
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