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(...)

An image from the North West SPCA Ballina Facebook page showing the breeze block that was tied to the neck of a dog that was drowned.

Gardaí have been informed of an incident in Co Mayo in which a dog was drowned after being thrown into a river with a breeze block tied around its nec(...)

A worker cleans Temple Bar, Dublin, the morning after the St Patrick’s Day celebrations. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Two people have been arrested over an assault in Tallaght, Co Dublin, in which two men were hospitalised on St Patrick’s Day.Gardaí said the men who w(...)

A screengrab of a video showing an incident between a garda and a homeless man. A screengrab of a video showing an incident between a garda and a homeless man last week on Henry Street, Dublin. 1:10

A Garda investigation is underway after a video appearing to show a garda using pepper spray on a homeless man in Dublin was posted online.A superinte(...)