A GoSafe camera van.   Photograph: Frank Miller /	THE IRISH TIMES

Financial benefit of safety cameras amounts to €70 million annually, conference told

Armed gardaí attended the scene of an incident in Crookstown, Co Cork, in which a gun was discharged from a house.

Elderly man leaves house in Crookstown after seven-hour incident at Cork farmhouse

There is currently around 2,400 megawatts of wind generated electricity feeding into the Irish system, of which half has been built since the downturn.

Ireland already has excess generating capacity under ‘failed EU policy’

Dr Tom McDonnell of the Nevin Economic Research Institute said a household with a lone adult would pay €176, with a further €102 for each extra adult

Tom McDonnell says merit in move to tariff system for water but must be done carefully

Dr Sean Barrett said a report in 2010 found that only 39 of the Department of Finance’s 542 staff were economists trained to a masters level or higher - less than 10 per cent of the department’s total staff.

Senator laments lack of highly trained economists in civil service and financial sector

An  aerial view of  cattle in a field in Ireland. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Man convicted of illegally moving cattle from Co Tipperary farm

Dr Kenneth Jordan found a Dublin housebuyer would need an income of €66,572 to buy an average house there, compared with an income of €32,042 for a non-Dublin housebuyer. Photograph: Frank Miller

Prices rises at upper end of market driving up average house prices, conference hears

Cork City Coroner Dr Myra Cullinane noted that Cork University Hospital did not appear to have any protocols regarding patients being allowed retain medications that may have been prescribed elsewhere. Photograph: Getty Images

Father of six took his own life after taking lethal quantities of prescription painkillers

The front of the Waterford house which was damaged in a petrol bomb attack. Photograph: Cllr John Hearne via Facebook

Gardaí investigating attack which left sisters in hospital with serious burn injuries

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