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The Moriarty Tribunal is finally set to wind up early next year with a final cost of over €65 million
Going to work on Christmas Day: 'We've 1,500 animals here. They all need to be looked after'
Gardaí were spat at over 200 times this year during Covid crisis
Ireland's economy is on track for recovery but Brexit and Biden could soften our cough, says ESRI
Neasa Hourigan says efforts to push CETA deal through are 'extraordinary' and 'cynical'
FactFind: Have Covid-19 vaccines been tested among older age groups?
Just under €80 million paid out so far on scheme for businesses forced to close during Level 5
Gardaí to get access to suspects' phones as part of plan to tackle white-collar crime and corruption
Explainer: Why has the Irish media been barred from reporting the names of children who have been murdered?
Vehicles seized from unaccompanied learner drivers over 5,000 times since Clancy Amendment enacted
Health Minister criticised by union for not adhering to official recommendation on law to close meat plants
Covid-19 has 'dramatic effect' on government mortgage scheme for first-time buyers as drawdowns plummet
'We can't judge anyone for whatever decision they make': Irish emigrants on why they're travelling home this Christmas
'Death is always difficult but during a pandemic it's more surreal': The human side of the 2,000 lives lost to Covid-19
Anti-Covid ads: HSE says fear factor advertising may provoke 'defensive' response from viewers
'Please bear with us': Huge spike in parcel volumes causing delays as Level 5 online shopping booms
Ireland 'far behind the curve' on gambling laws as warning sounded on 'insidious' loot boxes in video games
The Fed, the Senate and stimulus: How might the election shape American responses to the economic crisis?
'The country is sick of things being brushed under the carpet': What could a national archive on abuse look like?
'We are not prepared for this at all': What happens if Donald Trump disputes the US election result?
Concerns raised for survivors 'torn apart' by 'omnishambles' of mother and baby home legislation
Bank defends asking mortgage applicants whether their employer is seeking State Covid assistance
'Hundreds' of rolling checkpoints and community patrols - Gardaí to roll out high visibility operation for Level 5
Why is Ireland choosing a 'seesaw' approach to tackling Covid-19?
Family who fled house in Dundalk after racist attacks fear becoming homeless
Budget 2021: What measures kick in today?
'I'm not sure my friends can afford it': International students face hike in health insurance costs
Coronavirus: The entire country is now in Level 3 - here's what that means
Our 'last human right' or a 'slippery slope'? Inside the debate on assisted dying ahead of today's Dáil vote
Documents show government unease at campaign to designate Covid-19 an 'occupational illness'
Should Ireland be like Sweden or New Zealand? Experts disagree on the next steps in the pandemic
'A lack of regard for our community': Row erupts over social housing development in Donegal
'This is getting serious again': New restrictions now in effect as Dublin moves to Level 3
Taoiseach set to address the nation as Cabinet accepts Level 3 advice for Dublin
Government urged to drop novels with 'racial slurs' from Junior Cert syllabus in response to Black Lives Matter protests
'This is not a drill': Big national effort needed in the next three months to prepare for Brexit
'There's a risk of being penny-wise but pound-foolish': Here's why employers are so concerned about the new wage subsidy scheme
The new commissioner: Who's in the running for Phil Hogan's job - and will Ireland keep the crucial trade portfolio?
Debunked: No, wearing a face mask does not 'disrupt pH levels' and increase cancer risk
'The elephant in the sitting room': Long-awaited report on injury payouts could have 'dramatic' effect on premiums