A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Wed, 22 Apr, 2020
Tue, 07 Apr, 2020
Sinn Féin has been against the involvement of civil servants in mediating or attending some of the government formation negotiations.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2020
The Simon Communities of Ireland have said that though there is a drop in family homelessness for the second month in a row, it is worrying that 2019 came to a close with nearly 10.500 people in emergency accommodation.
Fri, 03 Jan, 2020
For the arts, yesterday’s budget will be spelt out by Culture Minister Josepha Madigan at a press conference. Her enthusiasm for transubstantiation didn’t extend to delivering significant extra funds for the Arts Council, out of a Brexit budget.
Wed, 09 Oct, 2019
Airline travellers were urged to be aware of the risk posed by African Swine Fever (ASF) to the Irish pig industry if meat or meat products from affected animals are brought into the country.
Tue, 16 Jul, 2019
A year ago, Leo Varadkar held all the aces.
Sat, 06 Jul, 2019
The fiscal hawks sounding the warnings must be heeded by the Government, says, and public pay and capital expenditure must not be allowed to keep drifting up
Mon, 17 Jun, 2019
Just because something is permitted, doesn’t mean it is right, writes
Sat, 15 Jun, 2019
Irish sheepmeat will be exported to Japan for the first time after talks between government officials from both countries yielded an agreement.
Wed, 12 Jun, 2019
A Department of Education planning application for a three-school campus in a rapidly expanding Co Cork town has been rejected by county council planners because it contained a litany of mistakes.
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
Not everything will be sunny in the South-East this evening as Cork City and Waterford bid for a much-needed SSE Airtricity League Premier Division victory to lift dark clouds hanging over both clubs.
Fri, 19 Apr, 2019
Claims that prison officers are stealing materials to sell on the internet and using other prison items to renovate their homes are being sent to the Garda Commissioner by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).
Fri, 05 Apr, 2019
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Health Minister Simon Harris have been forced to deny CervicalCheck officials warned them that offering free smear test re-checks would severely damage the service - accusing critics of being involved in "revisionism".
Wed, 03 Apr, 2019
In film-making, planning foresight is an essential element of the painstaking process between conception and production, writes
Mon, 29 Oct, 2018
"I especially think homework is bad for those with special needs, like me, who are really exhausted when they come home in the evenings."
Tue, 09 Oct, 2018
The cost of Michael D Higgins’ presidential term is set to be examined by an Oireachtas committee next week despite fears that the investigation will damage the integrity of the presidential election.
Fri, 21 Sep, 2018
Mary-Lou McDonald has failed to sway rural voters towards her party since becoming Sinn Féin president a new poll has revealed.
Tue, 18 Sep, 2018
A new facility in Cork is set to take the most detailed measurements yet of air pollution, which scientists say is responsible for more than 1,500 premature deaths in Ireland every year.
Tue, 29 May, 2018
Few societies that imagine themselves modern, progressive and reliable democracies have paid as high a price as we have for our indifference to proper, well-resourced regulators.
Tue, 24 Apr, 2018
More than half of primary school principals say they are still forced to ask parents for voluntary contributions, and 40% of them are running financial deficits.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2018
Civil servants in the North are to introduce a pay rise for health service workers that was left unimplemented due to the Stormont powersharing crisis.
Wed, 13 Dec, 2017
If the Taoiseach is to lead successful negotiations with the UK as well as our EU partners over Brexit he will need to show greater political maturity than he exhibited during the debacle over former tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald.
Thu, 30 Nov, 2017
Testing week for Varadkar also sees him forced to correct the record of the Dáil amid ‘confusion’
Thu, 23 Nov, 2017
The University of Limerick faces possible sanctions for misleading the Department of Education and others over severance payments to former staff who were then rehired.
Thu, 09 Nov, 2017
The gunman who slaughtered 26 people at a Texas church was able to buy weapons because the US Air Force failed to report his domestic violence conviction to the federal database that is used to conduct background checks on would-be gun purchasers, authorities said.
Tue, 07 Nov, 2017
The first minister to introduce Skype clinics, in a rural coastal constituency, is considering expanding the service. With a demand for constituent clinics quadrupling since Jim Daly became a minister in the Department of Health last June, he began hosting Skype clinics from his Dublin office.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2017
The operation of a €10m fund for college students with disabilities is to be reformed to ensure more people benefit and with fewer delays.
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
The company that built dozens of schools now under investigation due to fire safety concerns is currently building six more schools for the Department of Education and was given the contracts after the fears emerged.
Mon, 02 Oct, 2017
A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 79 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust.
Tue, 19 Sep, 2017
There was singing, fancy dress and plenty of tea and scones today in Rathbarry, west Cork.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
Concerns are being raised about the impact ‘Dial A Drink’ services are having in Ireland.
Tue, 27 Jun, 2017
Paschal Donohoe was the big winner in Leo Varadkar’s Cabinet reshuffle having been handed control of both the Department of Finance and the Department of Public Expenditure.
Thu, 15 Jun, 2017
Two new sports buildings worth almost €15m were officially opened at the University of Limerick today by Minister of State, Patrick O’Donovan, Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport.
Mon, 03 Apr, 2017
An €8.2m-a-year office leased by the State is lying idle with no plans to move workers in until the middle of the year.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
The first time Garda whistle-blower Sergeant Maurice McCabe’s concerns of serious malpractice and alleged cover-ups in the force gained public attention, former Garda commissioner Martin Callinan retired after a late-night knock on the door, writes.
Sun, 19 Feb, 2017
Thu, 09 Feb, 2017
Thu, 29 Dec, 2016
Thu, 22 Dec, 2016
The Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway is in crisis today, according to the Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO).
Wed, 09 Nov, 2016
Sat, 29 Oct, 2016
Dozens of people, many of them children, have initiated legal proceedings against the State and GlaxoSmithKline after developing narcolepsy following the swine flu vaccine.
Sat, 15 Oct, 2016
A 700-bed student accommodation project on the country’s newest third-level campus depends on EU approval for a funding system, due to question marks over its effect on government debt.
Mon, 03 Oct, 2016