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Anti-smoking groups welcome plain packaging laws

Anti-smoking groups are welcoming the news that laws on plain packaging will come into effect in September.It's aimed at making tobacco products less attractive,...

Workers from transport sector staging lunchtime protest over the Bus Éireann dispute

Workers from across the transport sector will stage a lunchtime protest today over the Bus Éireann dispute.It's to coincide with Minister Shane Ross's appearance...

Garda Commissioner facing continuing opposition to step down

The Garda Commissioner remains under pressure, despite a strong defence from the Justice Minister in the Dáil last night.Opposition parties want Nóirín O'Sullivan to...

Northern Ireland secretary says direct rule remains an option

The Northern Ireland secretary says direct rule from London remains an option if extended talks over powersharing fail.The deadline to form a new administration...

Tánaiste and Justice Minister to face questioning on Garda crisis tonight

The Tánaiste and Justice Minister is to answer questions on the Garda crisis in the Dáil tonight.Frances Fitzgerald will face the opposition after the...

Deadline set for formation of Northern Ireland government

The British secretary of state for Northern Ireland has set a new deadline of Easter for the formation of a new government.James Brokenshire says...

Threat of travel chaos with Bus Éireann strike in fifth day

The threat of travel chaos is mounting as workers at Irish Rail and Dublin Bus consider joining the strike at Bus Éireann.The head of...

NI secretary will update politicians on efforts to restore a power-sharing executive

The Northern Ireland secretary will update politicians later on efforts to restore a power-sharing executive.He's decided to give the parties more time for talks...

Cabinet expected to discuss Garda breath test controversy today

The cabinet's expected to discuss the Garda breath test controversy when it meets this morning.Tanaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald will update her...

Man in custody in connection with woman’s body found in Cork

A man in his 40's remains in Garda custody in connection with the death of a woman in Cork.Gardaí were called to a house...

Latest Death Notices

John Pat Cahill

John Pat Cahill.Drumavaddy, Carrickaboy, Co. Cavan and Castle Manor Nursing Home, Co Cavan.Wednesday March 29th at Cavan General Hospital.Reposing at the home of his...

Anna McKenna (nee Clarke)

Anna McKenna (née Clarke) The Beeches, Lislin, Mullagh, Co Cavan and formerly of Cullies, Knockbride.Tuesday 28th March peacefully in her 93rd year and surrounded by...

Peter Mc Skeane

Peter Mc’Skeane.Oram, Castleblayney, Co. Monaghan.Tuesday, March, 28th at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda.Sadly missed by his loving wife Claire, Daughters; Lorraine and Louise,...