The Green Party’s Eamon  Ryan said  there was no interest on the part of the Government “in the climate challenge we face. There is no discussion of how exposed we are to rising fossil fuel prices.” Photograph: PA

Ireland walking away from renewable energy, says Green Party leader

A tribute to the 96 fans who died during the Hillsborough disaster, outside the ground today before the Sky Bet Championship match at Hillsborough, Sheffield. Photograph: PA Wire

Supporters’ club organises memorial in Dublin over ill-fated 1989 FA Cup semi-final

Participants in the Nowruz festival at  St Stephen’s Green in Dublin today. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Festival marks spring equinox on March 21st

Traffic lights and traffic amid  thick fog in London this morning. Flights have been disrupted at London City airport and Heathrow, the Woolwich ferry was cancelled and low visibility has caused slow traffic on motorways in England. Photograph: Russell Boyce/Reuters

Intending passengers in Ireland advised to check with airlines before heading to airports

Senator David Norris is reported to have  used the word “fanny” on several occasions in the Seanad since 2009. Photograph: Collins

Confirmed tradition of foul, profane and inappropriate terms in Dáil and Seanad

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett lets fly in the Dáil yesterday before being asked to temper his language.

Taoiseach’s address was ‘blah blah, mumble mumble’ alleges People Before Profit TD

A detail of a woodcutting portrait of Solomon Northup that has been used to illustrate editions of his memoirs, 12 Years a Slave.

Correction published as Twitter user unearths errors after film takes Oscar

A burned out car is seen in the Earlsfort estate in Lucan, which gardai suspect mayb have been used in a fatal shooting in Abbeywood Court, Lucan, in Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins

James Talbot dies in hospital after being targeted at Abbeywood Court in Lucan

The rail line at Ballycar, Newmarket On Fergus, Co Clare on the Limerick to Ennis route is expected to remain closed for about six weeks because of flooding. Photograph: Press 22

Delays and cancellations reported as the country counts the cost of the latest storm system to sweep across the country

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