Pádraig Fay and his cousin Mia O’Neill, who has Cystic Fibrosis, at the launch of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s 65 Roses National Awareness Week from April 20th-26th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of inpatient beds for cystic fibrosis patients needs to almost triple in the coming years, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland has said. Currently the(...)

Broadcaster Colm Hayes with Jim Breen before the businessman set out on his 1,400km run. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

A man who has been a life-long sufferer from depression is running the equivalent of more than a marathon a day to raise awareness of suicide preventi(...)

Photographs by T.W Murphy/ Willow Press

Photographs depicting the aftermath of the Easter Rising are being made public for the first time in more than 95 years. The photographs were taken(...)

The failure of the Three mobile phone network triggered a flurry of activity on social media. Photograph: Bloomberg

Ireland’s second largest mobile phone network was down for much of Monday, resulting in many of Three Mobile’s two million Irish customers experiencin(...)

Children scavenge in rubble during the 1916 Rising. More than half of casualties were civilian. Photograph: HultonGetty

It has taken almost 100 years, but it appears that finally we have a figure for the number of people killed in the Easter Rising. It is 485, accordin(...)

Two of the three men involved in the row on the Luas and the security guard who intervened, were stabbed.

Three men, including a security guard, were taken to hospital last night following a stabbing incident on the Luas. The security guard intervened duri(...)

 Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys has launched UCD’s programme for the Easter Rising centenary. The programme includes a major  conference providing a global context for the events of 1916.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

UCD is to host a major interdisciplinary conference next year on the Easter Rising’s global context. The conference is one of at least 25 events the u(...)

Lakeside bike rides: Center Parcs’s expertise in holiday retreats should eventually be visible in Ireland’s Co Longford

In the latest Lonely Planet guidebook for Ireland, Co Longford merits eight paragraphs in a 750-page book. Longford, it states, is a “quiet place of l(...)

 Actor Liam Neeson, who will narrate the Easter Rising documentary The Irish Rebellion. The   documentary’s premier will be simulcasted in Irish embassies across the world to local audiences.  Photograph: Andrew H Walker/Getty Images

A €2.8 million documentary that will be the centrepiece of the television coverage of the Easter Rising centenary will be screened simultaneously in I(...)

A commemoration parade to mark the 90th anniversary of the Easter 1916 Rising passes the GPO in Dublin city centre in 2006. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 7:08

A year-long Easter Rising commemorative programme with the emphasis on remembrance and reconciliation has been unveiled by the Government. The program(...)