The Green Party’s Eamon  Ryan said  there was no interest on the part of the Government “in the climate challenge we face. There is no discussion of how exposed we are to rising fossil fuel prices.” Photograph: PA

A negotiated agreement to facilitate green energy exports from the midlands by a 2020 EU timeframe has not been reached, Minister for Energy Pa(...)

A tribute to the 96 fans who died during the Hillsborough disaster, outside the ground today before the Sky Bet Championship match at Hillsborough, Sheffield. Photograph: PA Wire

Kick-off delays in English football today were to form part of tributes to those killed in the Hillsborough disaster, the 25th anniversary of w(...)

Participants in the Nowruz festival at  St Stephen’s Green in Dublin today. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 2:05

It was a riot of colour going beyond the awakenings of spring in St Stephen’s Green today as a local celebration of the Middle Eastern and Cen(...)

Traffic lights and traffic amid  thick fog in London this morning. Flights have been disrupted at London City airport and Heathrow, the Woolwich ferry was cancelled and low visibility has caused slow traffic on motorways in England. Photograph: Russell Boyce/Reuters

Intending flight passengers are advised to check with their airlines this morning if flying to Britain as fog has affected visibility at a host(...)

Senator David Norris is reported to have  used the word “fanny” on several occasions in the Seanad since 2009. Photograph: Collins 1:36

There is a confirmed tradition of the use of foul, profane and inept language in the Dáil going back years, the latest of which is the use by P(...)

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett lets fly in the Dáil yesterday before being asked to temper his language. 1:36

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett was reprimanded yesterday after he blasted the Taoiseach and Tánaiste in the Dáil over their progr(...)

A detail of a woodcutting portrait of Solomon Northup that has been used to illustrate editions of his memoirs, 12 Years a Slave.

It’s a small bit late - but a lot of folks do have long memories, particularly when newspapers make mistakes. Solomon Northup may have p(...)

A burned out car is seen in the Earlsfort estate in Lucan, which gardai suspect mayb have been used in a fatal shooting in Abbeywood Court, Lucan, in Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins

A man critically injured after being wounded in a gun attack in Co Dublin last night has died. James Talbot (46), who had a distinguishe(...)

The rail line at Ballycar, Newmarket On Fergus, Co Clare on the Limerick to Ennis route is expected to remain closed for about six weeks because of flooding. Photograph: Press 22 0:30

Transport networks are recovering after the havoc across Ireland caused by yesterday’s storm. Some delays and cancellations have been re(...)

ESB crews working in north Kerry . Crews from Northern Ireland have been drafted in to help restore power to thousands of homes in Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus 1:11

Between 60,000 and 80,000 homes and businesses will remain without power overnight after after damage due to the storm that battered the countr(...)