Michael McDowell

Michael McDowell: ‘Personal agenda’ behind Shane Ross move on judicial appointments

Former justice minister Michael McDowell has attacked Transport Minister Shane Ross, claiming his desire to reform how judges are appointed stems from a “personal agenda”.

FF play down election speculation but warn ’patience being used up’

Fianna Fáil have tonight played down growing speculation of an early election but warned that trust has been damaged in the wake of the Máire Whelan controversy.

The Grenfell Tower fire in London

Grenfell Tower-type cladding used in Cork County Hall

The same cladding used in the multi-fatality Grenfell tower block in London was installed at County Hall, the headquarters of Cork County Council.

Families of EU nationals will not be broken up after Brexit, says Theresa May

Theresa May has been setting out her plans to give EU migrants rights to stay in Britain after Brexit.