Vincent O’Driscoll described catastrophic and life-changing injuries after he was hit by the truck. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 31-year-old cyclist left paralysed after a truck carrying 42 tonnes of timber rolled over him has spoken of the traumatic impact of the accident as (...)

A man has been arrested over a €50,000 drugs seizure in Cork.

Gardaí in Cork have arrested a man in his early 50s for questioning following a €50,000 drugs seizure in an isolated part of west Cork earlier today.M(...)

The judge said John Paul O’Driscoll had been guilty of ‘phenomenally dangerous driving’. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A man who deliberately drove a stolen van while drunk at a motorcycle garda trying to divert traffic away from a garda pursuit has been jailed for 12(...)

Former city councillor Gary O’Flynn who had denied obtaining money from clients by deception. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A former Fianna Fáil councillor convicted of theft when working as a financial advisor has been jailed for 12 months by a judge who said he was guilty(...)

An Irish woman has been fined €800 after she admitted flying in from Spain to fraudulently claim over €6,000 in social welfare payments while resident(...)

Minister of State at the Department of Transport Alan Kelly pictured on one of the new public bikes.

The €3 million roll out of public bike schemes in regional cities of Cork, Limerick and Galway will be such a success that the local authorities in ea(...)

A 48-year-old cyclist has died after being fatally injured when he fell from his bike while travelling in Cork city centre yesterday evening. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A 48-year-old cyclist has died after being fatally injured when he fell from his bike while travelling in Cork city centre yesterday evening. T(...)

Collecting seaweed in Co Sligo. File Photograph:  Bryan O’Brien

What is it about us Irish and butter? First, we introduce the world to Kerrygold, spawning a never ending stream of rather dodgy TV ads and now we’re(...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has predicted that Ireland will become the fastest growing producer of dairy products over the next decade. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney has predicted that Ireland will become the fastest growing producer of dairy products ove(...)

The survey in the Porcupine Basin by international experts will assist buyers for a new round of exploration licences in the region, according to Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Pat Rabbitte. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff Photographer

A new seismic survey in the Porcupine Basin by international experts will assist Ireland in securing buyers for a new round of exploration licences in(...)