Cork City Council is facing a potential annual bill of at least €1m to accommodate people it turned down for council housing following Garda checks.
MPs in Britain’s House of Commons have voted to give Boris Johnson's Withdrawal Agreement Bill a second reading, which approves the Bill in principle.
The Parental Leave Bill will come into force on September 1 this year.
A Bill to provide for the establishment of domestic homicide reviews has been published by Fianna Fáil today,
A Bill was successfully passed in the Seanad last night which will ensure bar and restaurant workers keep their tips.
5,000 people have signed a petition calling on the government to support the Bill to extend Parental Leave.
The government has published a bill containing all the emergency measures that will be needed if there is a no-deal Brexit.
Fianna Fáil is planning to reintroduce a Bill to the Seanad which aims to protect and give official recognition to the National Anthem.
The Solidarity-People Before Profit bill includes a ban on renovating a property as grounds for ending a lease.
Fianna Fáil is pushing ahead with proposals to deny bail to repeat offenders citing official figures which show a doubling in offences committed by people on bail over the last five years.
Thousands of US visas could soon be available to Irish citizens looking to live and work stateside.
Maureen O'Sullivan TD for Dublin Central is introducing a Private Members Bill aimed at restricting the movements of convicted sex offenders from travelling abroad and engaging in child sex tourism.
The Residential Tenancies (Student rents, rights and protections) Bill 2018 is aimed at giving clarity on licence agreements for student accommodation.
In the grand scheme of things, two events this week would have cheered anyone aware of how very precarious our guardianship of the environment is.
A Sex Tourism Bill is being put forward in the Dáil today calling for action to restrict convicted Irish child sex offenders from travelling to countries like the Philippines.
Appointments bill ‘in poor state’ over amendments by opposition
A new, stripped-down spending bill to prevent a government shutdown this weekend has been unveiled by Republicans in the House of Representatives.
Senior gardaí estimate it would cost almost €7m over a period of 28 years to examine all Garda phone calls recording breath tests.
An organisation representing convenience stores and newsagents has accused the Government of ignoring its members’ concerns about the cost of implementing proposed legislation on the sale of alcohol.
US President Donald Trump has signed a bill into law that updates Nasa's mission to add exploration of Mars.
Labour wants companies to publish wage transparency surveys to tackle the gender pay gap.
The Dáil will tonight debate a bill which would reduce the penalty for illegal abortions to just €1.
The passing of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill has been criticised for missing opportunities.
A bill will be introduced to the Dáil later that would cap the amount of a media outlets that one person can own.
Small shops may be given an exemption from a bill seeking to limit the way in which alcohol is sold in Ireland amid concerns the law could cause hundreds of family stores to close.
A new bill would create a special speed limit of 20 kilometres an hour that local councils can use in built up areas.
It is estimated internationally that 6% of the wells the frackers bore through the rock will leak, writes Victoria White.
Ministers who vote against the government in an upcoming Bill on repealing the Eight Amendment should resign, Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said. writes Irish Examiner Political reporter Elaine Loughlin.
The US Congress has rejected a veto by Barack Obama for the first time since he became president.
Finance Minister Michael Noonan has said that the country can afford to pay the EU an additional €280m, after the CSO said economic growth had soared by over 26% last year.
Taxpayers will have to swallow a €280m hike in contribution to the EU, due to a controversial 26% growth figure estimate published last week.
A former Fianna Fáil minister does not believe the current minority Government will fall because of this week's rift over a proposed bill on abortion laws.
France's government has used a special measure to force approval of a divisive labour bill in its lower house of parliament without a vote - for a second time.
Update 7.43pm: Transport Minister Shane Ross has rejected suggestions that he and his independent colleagues have breached collective Cabinet responsibility by backing Mick Wallace's Bill on abortion.
A bill will be brought before the Dáil today to provide protection for people on zero and low hours contracts.
The Government Chief Whip has said she thinks the cabinet will be told that a proposed Bill on terminations relating to fatal foetal abnormalities is unconstitutional.
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe has said they will discuss allowing a free vote on an abortion bill next week.
Vodafone UK customers have been urged to check their bills following thousands of problems reported to consumer and complaints organisations.
Greece's parliament on Sunday passed an omnibus reform bill providing for tax hikes, more austerity reforms and a new privatisation superfund, which will manage almost all state property.
The Government's climbed down in the Dáil tonight and avoided an embarrassing defeat in a vote.
Opposition attempts to embarrass the Fine Gael-led minority government by passing Dáil bills which contradict State policy could be blocked under new reforms set to be introduced from next week.
There were angry scenes in the Dáil last night after the Finance Minister Michael Noonan accused Fianna Fáil of wiping 10% off the value of bank shares.
The insurance fund into which policyholders have contributed hundreds of millions of euro made payments totalling €1.4bn to cover failed insurers over the last five years.
Alan Shatter has defended the new Bill he has drafted to reform legal services.
The Bill to give effect to the Lansdowne Road Agreement has been published.
A woman in the US received an invoice in the post after failing to show up to a family wedding, and it’s since gone viral.
Millions of Ryanair passengers could be in line for a payout after a landmark court judgment ruled the airline cannot limit the time allowed to claim compensation for flight delays.
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