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(...)

Dublin Airport. New figures from the CSO show the number of trips into Ireland as well as  trips out of Ireland have increased. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

The number of overseas trips to Ireland increased by more than 100,000 in the last three months of 2014, compared with the same period in 2013.Trips t(...)

The poem, When All The Others Were Away at Mass, which recalls a morning shared between the young author and his mother, peeling potatoes, topped an RTÉ poll to identify the best loved Irish poem of the past century. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The poem When All The Others Were Away at Mass [from Clearances III - In Memoriam M.K.H., 1911-1984] by Seamus Heaney has been named Ireland’s favo(...)

The Body Worlds – Animals Inside Out exhibition opens at the Ambassador Theatre in Dublin on Thursday.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times 2:23

Nearly 100 anatomically dissected animals will go on display in Dublin on Thursday when the well known Body Worlds – Animals Inside Out exhibition ope(...)

Bus Éireann last month agreed to temporarily suspend plans to cut part of its Dublin to Cork Expressway service in the face of opposition to planned service reductions.

Fewer rural communities are being serviced by busses as coach companies use the State’s motorway network to compete for customers.Increased licencing (...)

Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney said it was important to address climate issues associated with agriculture, at the launch of a new forum on ‘climate smart’ farming.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A forum designed to examine climate friendly practices and policies in agriculture has been launched by the Institute of International and European Af(...)

 Tourists take in the Molly Malone statue in College Green, Dublin.  Photograph by Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Dublin may have slipped nine places in quality of living rankings but it’s still better than London, apparently.It’s also better than Baghdad, which r(...)

Leo Varadkar said some people consider health insurance to be as important as home insurance. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

It is possible to get to a point where more than half the population has voluntary health insurance, Minister for Health Leo Varadkar has said.Mr Vara(...)

A guard of honour is formed by friends and colleagues at the funeral of Irish Times journalist Carl O’Malley at the Church of the Holy Spirit, Kimmage Manor, Whitehall Road, on Tuesday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A large congregation of mourners gathered in Dublin on Tuesday to pay final respects to Irish Times sports journalist Carl O’Malley, who was remembere(...)

Foley is a former member of the Martin Cahill gang and has had numerous attempts on his life: Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan/Collins/File photo

Well known criminal Martin Foley remains in custody after being arrested on Monday in connection with an incident at a Dublin jewellers.Foley (64), al(...)