Dunnes workers on the picket outside the North Earl Street shop 2:04

Dunnes Stores workers picketing outside 109 outlets nationwide are calling for better working hours and conditions.The one-day industrial action, orga(...)

Michael Doherty and Elizabeth Doherty, son and widow of the late  Thomas Doherty,   with Fred Espey, Sandycove Bathers’ Association, at the unveiling of a bench in memory of Mr Doherty -  a regular swimmer at the Forty Foot - who died while swimming there in 1987. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 2:06

A bench has been unveiled in Dún Laoghaire in memory of Thomas Doherty, a swimmer who died at the Forty Foot nearly three decades ago.Originally from (...)

The €80 million to €100 million opera centre site will provide for a mix of office, educational, retail and residential uses over a five year period, commencing over the next 18 months. Photograph: Getty Images

Limerick City and County Council is seeking expressions of interest in the multi-million euro Opera Centre site.The re-developed 50,000 sq metre area (...)

Harry Ringwood. Swiss police say the Irish man has admitted to murdering his wife in Switzerland.

An Irish man has admitted murdering his wife at their home in the Swiss village of Lutry, police have said.Harry Ringwood (48), originally from Ennisc(...)

Electricity pylons near New Ross, Co Wexford Eirgrid says overhead lines are the most effective option for the North South Interconnector.Photograph: David Sleator

Overhead lines are the most effective option for the North South Interconnector, according to a new draft strategy published by EirGrid.The strategy s(...)

The body of Galina Shevchenko was found in the village of Lutry in Lausanne on Monday.

An Irish man has been hospitalised after he was found unconscious in his home in Switzerland where his wife had been stabbed to death.Swiss police fou(...)

Irish Water said households that have received incorrect bills should get in touch to correct their information. Photograph: Getty

Irish Water customers who fail to pay their bills for four consecutive quarters will be fined on their fifth bill.Fines for households that have not r(...)

The scene at Grangegorman Road Lower in Dublin where up to 60 people remain in a complex  after resisting an eviction attempt on Monday. Photograph: Dan Griffin 2:56

About 30 squatters and their supporters remain in a complex on Grangegorman Road Lower in Dublin after resisting an eviction attempt on Monday.The peo(...)

Protesters sitting in front of a van during the stand-off on Grangegorman Road Lower. Photograph: Dan Griffin 2:18

A number of people were treated by paramedics during a stand-off at a squatted property on Grangegorman Road Lower, in north Dublin. Workers had arriv(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly said he was satisfied with the decision making process between Irish Water and his Government. 2:03

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly has said he is satisfied with the decision making process between Irish Water and the Government.He was responding(...)