The Mercosur trade deal, which would allow an extra 99,000 tons of beef from South America into the EU each year, is a cause of escalating tension between the Department of Business and the farmers’ organisation
There is real anger among farmers about being exposed to competition from cheaper Brazilian beef, which does not face the same level of checks and veterinary standards
Carbon tax is expected to be raised in budget as state works with councils to tackle smuggling
Director general Paul Reid’s mission is to end the era of broken budgets, but there is already pushback from within the health service
The health service changed to a different delivery provider over a year ago, but failed deliveries have caused distress and embarrassment to patients since then
Pascal Gillard and his wife Sinéad are tapping into a blueway-inspired boom in their Leitrim vil...
There will be increases in military allowances, which were cut during the recession and a return of scrapped pay measures
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar had promised the Construction Industry Federation (CIF) in a private meeting that there would be a strong signal sent about the grant in the summer economic statement
There is dismay across the political divide about how long it is taking the commission to complete its investigation into the decision by the former Anglo Irish Bank to sell Siteserv to businessman Denis O’Brien
The proposal in the climate action plan to double the electricity tax from 50 cent per megawatt hour to €1 is due to bring in around €4.5 million extra per year
A new social media study has found that the so-called ‘Green wave’ was visible on Facebook, I...
Deputy leader says he wants to motivate the party faithful by raising the Fine Gael threat and keeping the opposition ‘on their toes’
The number of openly gay councillors has reached record levels after the election of Leo Varadkar...
It may be a problem for all. But there are fears of a ‘them and us’ divide as the lobbying begins against measures that will affect different groups