Daily speakers of Irish have fallen below a 67 per cent tipping point in 134 out of 155 electoral areas in the Gaeltacht, according to the report.   Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Irish is unlikely to be the majority spoken language in Gaeltacht areas in ten years time, a major report commissioned by Údarás na Gaeltachta has (...)

Drag queen and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, also known by his stage name Panti, cheers with other supporters for same-sex marriage at Dublin Castle on Saturday. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/ Getty Images 3:18

Full list of resultsIreland has officially passed the same-sex marraige referendum with 1.2 million people voting in its favour. The result was confir(...)

A helicopter belonging to the Indian Air Force  unloads relief material for earthquake victims in Pokhara on May 4th 2015. Photograph: Indian Air Force 0:37

Speaking from outside Nepal’s second city Pokhara, Irish woman Dee Ambrose (36) described the moment the earthquake struck. “It had just seemed to set(...)

The Splendida Cruise Ship is the largest ship ever to visit Dublin Port. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times 2:04

As the sun rose on Monday morning, the world’s 11th longest cruise ship, the MSC Splendida, reversed its way up the mouth of the Liffey and into Dubli(...)

Nick Clegg and his wife Miriam Gonzalez Durantez.  Mr Clegg announced his resignation as leader of the Liberal Democrats after a dismal election performance. Photographer: Paul Thomas/Bloomberg

Election enthusiasts and social media users had barely settled into their seats on Thursday night when the arrival of exit poll projections dashed (...)

TÁ Comhionannas, the Irish Language group supporting Yes Equality, today launched its campaign for a YES vote in the upcoming Marrriage Equality Referundum. Pat Carey is pictured at the launch. Photograph:  Iain White

TÁ Comhionannas the Irish language group seeking a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum on same sex marriage officially launched its campaign in Dub(...)

Members of  SIPTU and NBRU unions at at Phibsboro Depot. Siptu said the drivers regretted any inconvenience caused to commuters but insisted the strike needed to go ahead. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

BARRY ROCHE Bus workers on the picket line in Dublin yesterday rejected a notion that their industrial action was unlawful. Bill McCanley, a member (...)

NBRU and Siptu members protest outside the Dublin Bus depot in Summerhill this morning. A picket was placed on the depot at 4am where some 240 drivers work. Photograph: Éanna Ó Caollaí/The Irish Times 2:30

A trade union has warned legal proceedings being brought by Dublin Bus and Bus Éireann over the 48-hour bus strike which started on Friday morning wil(...)

SBS sport reporter Scott McIntyre has been fired for posting ‘disrespectful’ tweets about Anzacs on Anzac Day. Photograph: Twitter

Australian communications minister Malcom Turnbull has denied influencing a decision by broadcaster SBS to sack one of its reporters over a series of (...)

British actress Joan Collins (left) has clarified that she is not the same Joan Collins (right) that was arrested at a protest over water meters in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: Reuters/Collins

Soap star Joan Collins took to twitter on Tuesday to deny she was arrested at a protest in Dublin.The British actress was referring to an incident in (...)