Anti-fracking protests outside Leitrim County Council in Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim,  in 2011. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

Leitrim and Cavan councillors to meet Alex White on hydraulic fracturing for gas

The 34th International Naturists Congress, Lough Allen Hotel, Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim, runs until Sunday. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Twenty five countries represented at International Naturist Congress in Leitrim

Volunteers excavate the box-like archeological structure on Coney Island. The site may date back 4,000 years

A box-like structure built from large stone slabs may have been used for bathing or cooking during the Bronze Age

 Tánaiste Joan Burton. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland refused to see or hear when it came to hiding women, children in institutions, Tanaiste says

Taoiseach Enda Kenny warned today that the Government was not in a position to “write large cheques” while conceding tax figures published this afternoon were “quite strong”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Government not in position to ‘write large cheques’

A portrait of Charles Alexander   MacMunn, published in  the British Medical Journal  in  March 1911.    Photograph: Wellcome Trust

Easkey man gave up his research for the Boer War after his findings were rubbished

Stuart King from Ashbourne, Co Meath (foreground) and other DeLorean owners at the meeting of the DeLorean Owners of Ireland Association at Carrigallen, Co Leitrim.

An estimated 60-100 DeLorean cars from early 1980s survive in Ireland

Workers install water meters outside houses near Blanchardstown, west Dublin, earlier this year. Gardaí in Sligo are investigating an incident in which 120 meters were destroyed in a fire. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí investigating cause of blaze which broke out in shed causing €20,000 damage

Minister  for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton. Photograph: Alan Betson

Frustration and disappointment for local businesses as 160 jobs go

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