Comedian Des Bishop has been praised by a senior Chinese government official for acting as a ''cultural ambassador with his new television series.
Socialist Party’s Ruth Coppinger has won the Dublin West by-election as part of a voter backlash against property tax and water charges.
The government's €1.1 million plan to renovate a ghost estate built by former IRA hunger striker Tom McFeely is now in serious doubt.
When Matt Carthy toured Longford, constituents were more concerned with the party's harsh line on Europe than the Gerry Adams controversy, writes Michael Brennan.
Intel is taking High Court action over a female manager who alleges she was discriminated against after becoming pregnant.
The Longford-Westmeath by-election is seen by most locals as a straight shoot-out between Fine Gael’s Gabrielle McFadden and Fianna Fáil’s Aengus O’Rourke.
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney has said that anything less than two seats out of four in Ireland South will be a failure for Fine Gael.
The surprise package in Dublin in the last European elections was Socialist Party leader Joe Higgins.
Labour's Lorraine Higgins has climbed Croagh Patrick as part of her campaign.
The estimated cost of fixing the country’s creaking water infrastructure has soared from €6 billion to €10 billion in just three months.