Category: POLITICS

Eoghan Murphy unexpectedly challenged by Government and party colleague as he launched major housing project TD Catherine Byrne pictured after the meeting in Richmond Barracks, where redevelopment proposals for...

Bank of Ireland tipped to cut up to one in five jobs in shake-up Bank of Ireland CEO Francesca McDonagh. Bank of Ireland looks set to take a scythe...

Sinn Féin march ‘an insult to IRA victims’ Sinn Féin president Mary Lou McDonald. Photo: Frank McGrath Relatives of IRA victims have accused Sinn Féin of “insulting” their loved...

Noel Whelan announces he will not stand for presidential election Noel Whelan is considering standing for the presidency. Picture: David Conachy President Michael D Higgins. Photo: Tony Gavin Pádraig...

Deadly suicide blast casts shadow over Pakistan elections A total of 31 people were killed in the carnage in the city of Quetta. Mourners take a bombing victim relative...

We don’t know what result of EU pull-out will be, May admits UK Prime Minister Theresa May Photo: REUTERS British Prime Minister Theresa May has suggested the public should...

Syria brands evacuation of White Helmets ‘criminal’ The foreign ministry called the move a smuggling operation designed to destabilise the country. A member of the White Helmets waving to...

Former cricketer Imran Khan leads in slow count after Pakistan election The winner will face a crumbling economy and bloodshed by militants. Pakistan army troops outside a polling station...

Taoiseach ‘serious’ about 2020 election proposal as the ‘country needs stability’ Taoiseach Leo Varadkar (Brian Lawless/PA) Leo Varadkar: Frank McGrath Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said his proposal for a...

‘It’s not looking good’ – stalemate over WikiLeaks Assange’s future ‘coming to a head’ Assange holed up in Ecuador Embassy since 2012 Source: “Not looking good” for WikiLeaks founder...

Lone Star and Elliott lead PTSB sale field Former Citi MD Ruth Wandhöfer will join the PTSB board on October 30 US-based buyout group Lone Star and US hedge...

Bomber kills dozens as Pakistan votes for new parliament More than 30 people died in the attack. Election staff empty ballot boxes in Islamabad (Anjum Naveed/AP) Pakistanis have voted...