Minister Frances Fitzgerald has asked Interim Garda Commissioner Noirín O'Sullivan for a full report on the matter

Concern over report garda contacted paramilitary

29 Aug The Minister for Justice has described as disturbing a report in the Herald that within the past 12 months a member of An Garda Síochána had texted sensitive information to a paramilitary in Northern Ireland.

Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell said that nobody's aspirations are being satisfied by the current laws

Call for politicians to tackle abortion issue

29 Aug Fine Gael TD Olivia Mitchell has said politicians have postponed the issue of abortion for far too long by using what she called the "safety valve" of the Right to Travel legislation.

Elizabeth Stanley took legal proceedings against her son Patrick Fitzpatrick

Man ordered to vacate mother's home

29 Aug A 46-year-old man has been ordered to leave his mother's home after she took legal action claiming she was "under siege" from him and his wife.

Since its introduction the NPPR has yielded €434m to the State

€8m in NPPR payments collected this week

29 Aug Figures released by the Local Government Management Agency to RTÉ this afternoon show that this week alone more than €8m has been collected by local authorities in Non Principal Private Residence payments.