Plane spotting folk out watching planes land at Dublin Airport.Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

Before dawn breaks on a clear Tuesday morning in Dublin, a handful of cars are parked at a lay-by on the old airport road, facing the runway. Engin(...)

Gardaí  appeal for witnesses after a man was shot a number of times in Dublin on Saturday evening.

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses after a man was shot a number of times in Dublin on Saturday evening. A man in his 20s was shot in the leg (...)

The man was treated at the scene by paramedics and brought to St James’s Hospital.

A man in his 20s has been hospitalised after being shot a number of times in an attack in Dublin city. The young man was shot in the leg and abdomen a(...)

In Killarney National Park, rhododendron threatens the oak woods and all that dwell within them. ‘From a biodiversity point of view it’s a disaster’. Photograph: Getty Images 3:29

Conservation ranger Peter O’Toole stands in a clearing at Killarney National Park and looks at the rhododendron seedlings poking above the ground. Ten(...)

Detail from a fradulent email seeking financial information from students

A fraudulent email is being circulated seeking banking details from third level students, the Student Universal Support Ireland (Susi) authority has w(...)

Anna Kern with her Leaving Cert results pictured with her mother, Lyudmyla Kyrychenko and sister Olga Kyrychenko. Photograph:  Limerick Leader

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) will on Monday offer Ukrainian asylum-seeking Leaving Cert graduate Anna Kern a place on its physiothe(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan visits ‘The Irish Times’ helpdesk in the paper’s offices on Tara Street in Dublin. Pictured with her are career guidance counsellors Brian Mooney, Brian Howard and Deirdre Garrett. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan says she will give “every assistance” to an asylum seeker who is trying to secure a place in college (...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnessess or anyone who was travelling on the N81 on Wednesday night to contact them.

Four people have died in road traffic incidents North and South of the Border in the last 24 hours. A Sligo County Council worker has died and three (...)

Students living in direct provision have been unable to accept places on college courses because of prohibitive fees.

The Government has been accused of abandoning young asylum seekers by not providing them with free third-level education similar to that offered to Ir(...)

The children’s playground and buildings at Mountjoy Square, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

Phase one of a scheme to restore Mountjoy Square park to its original Georgian design should be complete within 12 months, according to Dublin City Co(...)