Some 30,000 ‘Say Something’ cards  will be delivered to students’ unions across the country over the coming weeks. Photograph: Getty Images

The Union of Students in Ireland has launched an initiative encouraging students to report incidents of sex assaults in the country’s third level inst(...)

Trinity College Dublin. File photograph: Frank Miller

Trinity College Dublin is to discuss controversial plans for the introduction of mandatory classes on sexual consent for new students with the college(...)

Trinity College Dublin is Ireland’s highest ranking educational institution, reaching 40th position in the list.

Nine Irish higher-education institutes have made it on to the 2016 list of the top 200 league table of the most international universities in the wor(...)

Protestors occupying historical buildings on Dublin’s Moore Street. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The group occupying the site of the proposed Easter Rising Interpretive Centre on Dublin’s Moore Street have said that they will be there until their (...)

Spokesman for the Save Moore Street group Damien Farrell.

Buildings at the centre of a protest in Dublin were in ruins prior to the 1916 Easter Rising and “are not historically significant,” the Department o(...)

Geoff Meagher, national president of St Vincent de Paul (SVP), said the organisation is seeing an “alarming level” of calls despite the recent improvement in the economy. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Charities are continuing to suffer as a result of the economic crash with many reporting a significant decline in funding despite improving economic (...)

The incident was referred to GSOC under section 102 of the Garda Síochána Act 2005, which is normal procedure when a death or serious harm has occurred following Garda contact.

The Garda Síochána Ombudsman Commission (GSOC) is investigating a road traffic incident in Dublin city centre this morning in which a man in his 20s w(...)

Shane and Niall Murphy from Ballinteer jumping in support of Aquired Brain Injury Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dozens of hardy swimmers braved the cold conditions to take a morning plunge at Sandycove’s Forty Foot for the annual Christmas Day swim. With Met (...)

The drugs were seized at Dublin Port as part of an intelligence-led joint operation between officers of the Revenue Commissioners Customs Service and the Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau of An Garda Siochana. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí have seized cocaine with an estimated street value of €770,000 as part of an ongoing investigation targeting the sale and distribution of illeg(...)

Pope Francis kisses a baby Jesus statue as he leads the midnight Christmas Mass in Saint Peters Basilica at the Vatican. Photograph: Alessandro Di Meo/EPA

Pope Francis addressed the world’s 1.2 billion Roman Catholics in his homily on Christmas Eve, urging those “intoxicated” by possessions and superfici(...)