Westport House, Co Mayo.

Westport House, the 18th-century mansion which forms the centrepiece of one of the west’s most important tourist sites, has been put up for sale for €(...)

A still from a video of the rescue of six fishermen off Dublin. Photograph: RNLI

Six fishermen were rescued by the Dún Laoghaire lifeboat in difficult weather conditions off Dublin Bay early on Wednesday morning after a rope snagge(...)

Two gardaí who  stopped to assist the deceased man were also struck by a car and were hospitalised with broken limbs. Photograph: Frank Miller

The man who was killed in a road incident in which two gardaí were also injured in south Galway earlier this week has been named. Liam McDonnell (66)(...)

A customer in the affected area told ‘The Irish Times’ she felt Irish Water was not familiar with the geography of Connemara. Photographer: Ian Waldie/Bloomberg.

Irish Water has confirmed it “inadvertently” contacted about 20 critically dependent people in the wrong area of Connemara to advise them to boil the(...)

The scene of the crash  at Ardrahan, Co Galway where a man in his sixties died and two gardaíwere injured. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Garda Siochána Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) has said it is satisfied that there was no evidence of Garda misconduct after a Co Galway incident in w(...)

A dolphin and her  newborn calf: a report has found that ottlenose dolphins, striped dolphins and killer whales or orcas are under enormous threat from persistent pollutants.  Photograph: Isabel Baker/Shannon Dolphin and Wildlife Foundation

Man-made pollution is affecting the ability of marine mammals such as killer whales and dolphins to breed and may lead to the extinction of some speci(...)

Comharchumann Forbartha Árann said that while the co-op was “delighted that the service is continuing”, it needed “clarification on a contract and on equality of ticket price”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Aran Island residents who were facing the loss of the sole ferry link to Inis Mór from next week have been told the service is to continue. The Depar(...)

The owner and staff of Careys in Belmullet celebrating selling the winning lottery ticket. The photograph shows owner Lorraine O’Connor (centre) with Billy O’Connor and Molly O’Connor and staff members Sarah Conmy and Hazel O’Connor. Photograph: Paul Mealey

A family from Co Mayo officially became multi-millionaires on Wednesday when they collected their jackpot of €13.7 million at the National Lottery off(...)

Cars drive alone the North Bull Wall in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Warnings of strong winds and coastal flooding in many parts of Ireland are to remain in place until Wednesday morning. The east and southeast of the(...)

Contractors dismantle an illegally installed section of the Corrib gas pipeline, at Aughoose, Co Mayo, in 2005. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

The Corrib gas project is a template for “how not to undertake a development”, according to a new planning approach published by the British Instituti(...)