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Taoiseach expresses confidence in Catherine Martin amid mounting pressure over RTÉ crisis
Members of the opposition have said Catherine Martin’s position as Media Minister is untenable.
Questions remain over who at Martin's Department knew what, and when, about the exit packages
Sinn Féin's Brian Stanley said Martin effectively sacked Ní Raghallaigh on live television
A number of Government ministers have defended Martin
Second World War bomb found in Plymouth garden to be detonated at sea
How Siún Ni Raghallaigh was left with no choice but to quit after another chaotic week for RTÉ
Here’s an explainer of the events that led up to Ní Raghallaigh’s resignation in the early hours of the morning – and the fallout.
Biden announces 500 further sanctions on Russia over Navalny's death
Here's what the most popular baby names were in Ireland in 2023
SPOTLIGHT
RTÉ crisis deepens
The RTÉ board chair quit after the media minister failed to express confidence – so what happens now?
Intervention
Catherine Martin failed to express confidence in the board chair in a Prime Time interview
Resignation
Siún Ni Raghallaigh was left with no choice but to quit after another chaotic week
Escalation
How events have played out in the wake of Ni Raghallaigh's resignation
Negotiation
Kevin Bakhurst has asked former execs to waive confidentiality over exit deals
New sexual violence agency opens today with plans to double refuge spaces across the country
Ministers back Catherine Martin as she faces calls to step down over RTÉ crisis
Shamima Begum loses British citizenship appeal, as her lawyer vows to fight on
Two men due in Kerry court today charged in connection with €32.8 million drugs seizure
Chilly weekend ahead, with temperatures to drop as low as -2 degrees
Opinion: Helping Ukrainians flee war along with their pets is the right thing to do
Six people evacuated during hotel fire in Co Offaly last night
New bowling alley for Dublin city centre as council grants planning permission
Bohemians confirm they are in talks to host a friendly with Palestine's national team in Dublin
SPOTLIGHT
A year after the quakes
On the ground in earthquake-hit regions of Turkey
Slow recovery
Thousands still live in containers and tents
Displaced
'The earthquake was a year ago, but every day we relive the same trauma'
Podcast
What is life like in Turkey right now?
Refugees
People who fled Syria now face rebuilding their lives again
Poll: Which Beatle would you most like to watch a film about?
Vice Media to lay off hundreds of staff and cease publishing on its website
Chair of RTÉ Board Siún Ní Raghallaigh resigns after minister fails to express confidence in her
While in the post, she has dealt with the fallout of the Ryan Tubridy payment scandal, and further controversy about exit payments in more recent weeks.
Tributes paid to 'vibrant' 26-year-old from Wexford after sudden death in Bali
Private spacecraft touches down on the Moon for the first time
Four people killed and another 14 missing after fire engulfs two apartment blocks in Spain
Pressure mounts on ‘extreme’ rules keeping ownership of some Irish companies shrouded in secrecy
Rent price hikes are finally dropping in Dublin but are rising everywhere else
'Watching in dismay': The letters sent by worried booksellers over the free books scheme
SPOTLIGHT
Voices
A wide mix of viewpoints, analysis and first-hand experiences
The people of the West Bank are stuck in hellish game they never agreed to play
Hannah McCarthy
My dad was in the Orange Order, but I'd probably vote for a United Ireland
Emma DeSouza
We need to get real about the dangers of smartphone use by young children
Dr Catherine Conlon
The Hen Harrier is the canary in the coal mine for upland biodiversity in Ireland
Ciaran Brennan
Yesterday
22nd February 2024
Young man in teens dies in road traffic incident in Co Sligo
Minister fails to express confidence in chair of RTÉ board and summons her to morning meeting
‘How could I be misinformed?’ – Catherine Martin summons chair of RTÉ board to meeting.
Irish film director: 'A couple of minutes in, I knew we had found our Ukrainian leading lady'
Gardaí seize €2 million in drugs and arrest three men in operation targeting Hutch gang
The drugs seized include cannabis, MDMA, cocaine and ecstasy.
Navalny latest: Mother says she's being pushed to agree to 'secret burial'
Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
Irish bid to host the EU's new anti-money laundering agency fails as bloc chooses Frankfurt
Man died while practicing on motorbike he'd bought four days earlier, inquest hears
Parnell Square stabbing accused sent for trial for attempted murder of three children
In full: Rossa Fanning's powerful Hague speech condemns Israel's occupation of Palestinian land
Man dies after Offaly road crash involving a car and SUV last week
The Explainer: Everything you need to know about the March referendums
Israeli tank hits NGO shelter in Khan Younis as overnight bombardment destroys mosque in Rafah