Legal eagle: Brian O’Donnell hopes the Supreme Court will grant an appeal to the ruling that he and his wife, Dr Mary Pat O’Donnell, must leave the Killiney mansion. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

What is Gorse Hill? It’s a €7 million, 9,000sq ft mansion in the well-to-do south Dublin suburb of Killiney. Sitting on 1.25 acres overlooking the Iri(...)

People who are overweight and inactive are also more likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

New findings published in the PLOS ONE scientific journal say up to 24,000 people in Ireland could have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes but the Diabete(...)

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy and councillor Kate O’Connell will contest the four-seat Dublin Bay South constituency for the party in the next general election.

Fine Gael TD Eoghan Murphy and councillor Kate O’Connell have been selected by the party to contest the Dublin Bay South constituency in the next gene(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said “Ireland’s welcoming reputation should extend to being an open, tolerant and compassionate home for our gay and lesbian workers”. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A Yes vote in the same sex marriage referendum would help promote Ireland as a leading place to work and do business, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said.Mr(...)

Solicitor Brian O’Donnell, seen entering the Four Courts on Wednesday, has lost his appeal against a High Court ruling ordering him and his wife to vacate their Killiney Mansion in south Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins. 1:57

Retired solicitor Brian O’Donnell and his wife have been ordered by the Court of Appeal to leave their Killiney mansion in south Co Dublin within two (...)

A screengrab from a video posted on the Balbriggan and surrounding areas against water charges Facebook page showing an anti-water charge protester injured during a demonstration outside Fingal county hall in Swords, Co Dublin.

An anti-water charge protester was treated for minor injuries following an incident during a demonstration outside a meeting of Fingal County Council (...)

Gardaí have appealed for information on an Audi A1 with a registration number 142-D-4628 used during the murder of Paul Kavanagh in Drumcondra. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Gardaí have appealed for information on a white Audi believed to have been used in the murder of Paul Kavanagh in Drumcondra, Dublin, last week.The ca(...)

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 (...)