A man battles the wind in Dublin during Storm Darwin on Wednesday.   Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The ESB said this evening that up to 25,000 customers are likely to remain without power tonight following storm Darwin.   Crews resto(...)

Fianna Fáil councillor Mary Fitzpatrick: to seek nomination to run in European elections in May.

Fianna Fáil councillor Mary Fitzpatrick said today she is to seek a nomination from the party to contest the 2014 European election in the Dublin con(...)

A 70-year-old woman has died in hospital after being struck by a car while out walking in Co Donegal. The woman was knocked down at about 6pm yesterd(...)

The PSNI is investigating an attack on three men in Co Derry. Photograph: PA

A gang of four masked men armed with baseball bats and sledgehammers assaulted three men at a house in Co Derry last night.The attackers broke into th(...)

Dr Richard Haass and Meghan O’Sullivan leave the Stormont hotel in Belfast, where all party talks failed to secure a deal. Photogaph: Paul Faith/PA Wire

Northern Ireland’s political leaders have published a draft agreement on outstanding peace process issues only hours after parties failed to reach con(...)

There are delays of up to 30 minutes on DART services this morning after a truck hit a bridge at Clontarf.

Irish Rail used Twitter this morning to warn a truck driver who hit a bridge in Dublin and failed to stop that they have his details.The company has (...)

 Residents walk past a statue of Jesus Christ in the rubble of a neighbourhood  in Tacloban that was devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.  Photograph: Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

The head of Irish aid agency Goal has branded the international response to the Typhoon Haiyan disaster in the Philippines as “ completely inadequate”(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: declined to take part in RTE debate on Seanad abolition. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has told RTÉ he will not be taking part in a televised debate on the Seanad referendum next week. RTÉ said today it was informed (...)

Gardai are appealing for witnesses to last night’s incident to contact them at Pearse Street Garda station

Gardai are seeking witnesses to a fight in Dublin city centre last night during which a man was stabbed in the leg.A Garda spokesman said a fight brok(...)

Kennedy’s Centra Foodmarket in  Lahinch, Co Clare, which sold last night’s winning ticket. Image: Google Maps

The search is on for Ireland’s new €6 million man - or woman. This lucky soul was the winner of last night’s Lotto jackpot. The winning ticket, a Quic(...)