Irish tourists trapped in Peru have praised Simon Coveney and Department of Foreign Affairs officials for chartering a flight out of the country.
A fourth patient diagnosed with Covid-19 in Ireland has died.
New measures are likely to be introduced at Irish airports to monitor people entering Ireland from Europe and other parts of the world to try to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Fine Gael’s focus is on Brexit but health and homelessness cannot be far behind, writes David Davin-Power.
The Irish government was “outraged” after the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) took part in a rugby event in apartheid South Africa, state papers have revealed.
II has been quite the week in politics, filled with expectation, nerves, and dollops of anxiety and crankiness. And that is just in Leinster House. The public are not the only ones who want rid of Brexit.
Strike me down if politicians of all hues have not been dusting down their puffy polar coats and sufficiently warm head gear that manages to look vaguely presentable while keeping at bay the worst of mid-winter Ireland.
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said the British government has not made credible proposals to replace the backstop in the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
Last week’s visits by British prime minister Boris Johnson to the Chancellery in Berlin and, later, to the Élysée Palace in Paris were characterised by the rabidly pro-Brexit press as a veni-vidi-vici moment for their champion.
The Government is ramping up its Brexit backstop campaign as it faces increasing pressure to clarify where new checks and inspections on goods will take place if the UK crashes out of the EU.
Sheep farmers have told Tánaiste Simon Coveney of their concern about the impact of Brexit on the sector.
A sister of murdered Irish father-of-two Jason Corbett has revealed the images of her brother’s death at the hands of his jailed American wife and father-in-law will never leave her as they are imprinted on her mind forever.
Almost half the Cabinet has failed to turn up in the Dáil for topical questions this year — despite a pledge by the Government that debates would be revamped and junior ministers would not just read scripts.
Tributes have been paid to “the heartbeat” of Trócaire, Sally O’Neill Sanchez, who was killed in a car crash in Guatemala.
Concerns are mounting within the Gardaí and the PSNI at the spate of ATM robberies on both sides of the border – amid fears that some of the money may be diverted to dissident republicans.
Brexit has led to a record 822,000 Irish passports issued this year and the figure is expected to increase further in 2019.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has outlined Ireland's case for membership of the UN Security Council in New York.
While many former soldiers took to the streets of Dublin to highlight the dire pay and conditions endured by their serving compatriots, one man took it upon himself to show solidarity by holding his own march 11,600km away.
Mary-Lou McDonald has failed to sway rural voters towards her party since becoming Sinn Féin president a new poll has revealed.
According to the Irish Embassy in Riyadh, “The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is a welcoming and hospitable country with many unique traditions.”
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has warned that the British government may not be able to get a final Brexit deal through the House of Commons, increasing the likelihood of a hard Brexit.
The Tánaiste has effectively ruled out any hopes of the Government invoking new planning powers to block the development of a €160m incinerator in Cork Harbour on grounds of national security.
The Minister for European Affairs has dismissed the suggestion that other EU countries will “sell us down the river” in Brexit negotiations.
Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney has said that boycotts never work. Could it be that he has never heard of the Land League or of Michael Davitt?
Ireland has been making contingency arrangements for a hard Brexit for “some time” but will never tolerate a border with the North, the Taoiseach has said.
The memory of 200 East Cork men killed in the First World War will be kept alive by a memorial wall in Midleton.
The HSE may be forced to appoint a patient advocate to its returned HSE board as part of strict new accountability and transparency measures set to be passed by the Government.
The Foreign Affairs Minister says he's greatly disappointed by the US announcement to withdraw from the nuclear agreement with Iran
The Government’s cervical cancer tests scandal review will examine serious fears that the State failed to ensure the quality of the labs to which it outsourced services — but may delay its findings until the end of June.
Betting firms could be forced to shut down compulsive gamblers’ accounts by a new independent gambling regulator or face the prospect of significant fines under new Government plans.
Hollywood A-listers and stars of the small screen have joined forces to call for a yes vote on the May 25 Eighth Amendment referendum as part of a video campaign launched last night.
The controversial afternoon car ban on Cork's main street has been suspended until August 9.
Three-year-old plans to reform the Seanad by allowing all citizens to vote on who should be elected are set to be examined by a 26-person political committee amid fresh claims the changes are being deliberately delayed.
Ireland is now “extremely vulnerable” to cyber attacks and other threats from Russia, a former senior military intelligence officer has warned.
The Government has offered full support to the UK's efforts to bring those responsible for the Salisbury chemical attack to account.
Ministers will be in campaign mode during their St Patrick’s Day trips around the world with Ireland pushing hard to win a seat on the UN Security Council.
The principle of consent to constitutional change in Northern Ireland has been overlooked by the Irish Government, the Ulster Unionist Party leader said.
Pressure is mounting on the British Government to outline how it proposes to deal with the Irish border after Brexit.
The government has said the UK needs to come up with alternative solutions if it will not support the EU's legal document on Brexit.
Tánaiste Simon Coveney says circumstances for terminating a pregnancy must be justified and that, while the Constitution should be amended, he does not favour unrestricted abortions.
A leading cyber-security firm has unveiled ambitious expansion plans after opening a new €1.5m hi-tech security operations centre in Cork.
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