By Michael Brennan A former senior civil servant has attacked the ''club culture mentality which allows TDs to decide on the late closing of the DÃ¡il bar themselves. Kieran Coughlan, who was the hi
The resignation of Justice Minister Alan Shatter is without any exaggeration a political bombshell for the Government in the middle of the local and European elections.
A Labour TD has made a complaint to the European Commission about ''anti-competitive practices in the beef industry.
Some 6,000 extra teachers will be needed in schools within the next ten years partly due to Pope's Children' effect.
History lesson: cash and cheques are things of the past Quinn considers online school fees payment system
Education Minister Ruairi Quinn's department is considering hiring a private company to set up an online payment system for school fees.
The state greyhound body is being allowed to hold onto the lucrative betting licence at tracks which is worth €3 million per year.
Labour and Fine Gael are clashing over a Fine Gael promise to sell off council houses to their tenants at a discount after the election.
The Revenue Commissioners paid €48,000 to a private company to monitor people's comments on Facebook and Twitter about the introduction of the property tax.
Website shows scale of problem across the country