The Cliffs of Moher is one of the three landscapes hoping for Unesco status. Photograph: Alan Betson

Three unique landscapes – Waterford’s Copper Coast, the Marble Arch Caves in Fermanagh and Cavan, and the Burren Cliffs of Moher in Co Clare – could g(...)

The late Rónán MacLochlainn’s partner Gráinne Nic Gib arriving for a hearing in September of the commission of investigation into his fatal shooting. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An RTÉ journalist who came upon the scene of a botched cash-in-transit robbery in which Real IRA member Rónán MacLochlainn was shot dead said the situ(...)

Colleagues place a Tricolour on the coffin  of  former Garda   Colm Cullen  at St Paul of the Cross  Church in Mount Argus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A former garda who was paralysed while on duty in 1992 “continued on with a mentality hewn out of rock” and served the force for another 18 years, hi(...)

Educate Together: The common enrolment system will mean parents apply for school places via a centralised system run by a committee of representatives from the schools’ boards of management. Photograph: Getty Images

Current school admission policies have led to segregation in parts of Ireland, the principal of a predominantly “newcomer” school has said. At the la(...)

 Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: A spokesman for the Department of Justice and Equality  said the associated costs would be met by the relevant department’s annual budget allocation over the lifespan of the jobs strategy.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin.

There are “significant shortfalls” in an upcoming Government jobs strategy for people with disabilities, according to advocacy groups. The Government(...)

Campaigners must engage with voters on the values of the EU if they are to ensure a Yes vote in the upcoming UK referendum, an Irish same-sex marriage campaigner has said.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Campaigners must engage with voters on the values of the EU if they are to ensure a Yes vote in the upcoming UK referendum, an Irish same-sex marriage(...)

Lucinda Creighton has called for an immediate inquiry into the destruction of documents by the former Garda commissioner, Martin Callinan, on leaving his post. Photograph: PA

Lucinda Creighton has called for an immediate inquiry into the destruction of documents by the former Garda commissioner, Martin Callinan, on leaving (...)

A poster campaign highlighting political failures in the peace process has been launched by Belfast-based news and analysis website The Detail.

A poster campaign highlighting political failures in the peace process has been launched by the Northern Irish news and analysis website The Detail.(...)

A file photos from 1998 showing a  colour party forming a guard of honour for the body of   Ronan MacLochlainn prior to his funeral. Photograph: The Irish Times

A retired detective inspector has described shooting at Real IRA member Rónán Mac Lochlainn after he pointed a handgun at the detective through the(...)

Hiqa said it was seriously concerned about standards in disability services run or funded by the HSE. Photograph: The Irish Times

A State watchdog has accused the HSE of turning a blind eye to failings in disability homes, including degrading and inhumane treatment of residents. (...)