The aircraft was carrying 104 passengers.

An Aer Lingus flight to Shannon diverted to New York’s John F Kennedy airport after it experienced hydraulic issues shortly after take-off on Monday n(...)

Measures to tackle rural crime involving increased surveillance on Ireland’s motorway network are expected to be announced. A spokesman at the Depart(...)

Asking For It by Louise O’Neill: a novel that tackles the complex topic of sexual consent.

A campus-wide campaign to highlight the issue of sexual assault among students is to be launched by the UCD students’ union. The Not Asking For It cam(...)

Gardaí in Bray are appealing to anyone with information on the incident involving Eva Sutton to contact them on 01 6665300.

Gardaí are continuing to appeal for information after a 90-year-old woman was assaulted during a burglary at her Co Wicklow home. Gardaí in Bray are i(...)

Emergency legislation has been signed into law to deal with a High Court decision that cast doubt over hundreds of drink-driving cases. Photograph: Thinkstock

Emergency legislation, introduced to close a loophole in drink driving law, will have no impact on hundreds of drink driving cases currently before th(...)

President Higgins and Sabina Higgins , with Aeneas and Jimmy Horan. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times 2:18

President Michael D Higgins officially opened the National Ploughing Championships for 2015 at midday on Tuesday in Co Laois. “The Ploughing Champions(...)

An image generated from the aircraft survey showing results of the airborne survey over counties Offaly, Kildare, Meath, rural Dublin and northern parts of Wicklow and Laois. Image: Tellus

Geographically, Ireland is often likened to a saucer: upturned at its mountainous edges and flat in the middle. But that reading doesn’t take account (...)

Crowds at the National Ploughing Championships 2014. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The 800-acre site at Ratheniska, Co Laois, is ready for an influx of more than 200,000 visitors as the 84th National Ploughing Championships gets unde(...)

Dr Conor McGinn will give a robotics showcase at Discover Research Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Robots are readying themselves for a move into our homes. They’ve played an important role in industrial manufacturing for years, but as population(...)

Thriller writer Frederick Forsyth (right) claims former taoiseach Charles Haughey offered to make him a Senator. Photographs: The Irish Times and Getty

Former taoiseach Charles Haughey offered to make novelist Frederick Forsyth a Senator if he agreed to stay in Ireland, the writer has said. Forsyth, w(...)