The food processor Arrow Group has topped the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ranking for numbers of odour complaints in 2014. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The food processor Arrow Group has topped the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ranking for numbers of odour complaints in 2014. Arrow Group,(...)

Ireland’s first “bespoke insect lodge” will provide breeding and hibernation facilities for various insects such as butterflies at a specially developed  meadow in Askeaton, Co Limerick. Photograph: Bob Eade/Butterfly Conservation/PA Wire.

Ireland’s first “bespoke insect lodge” has opened in Co Limerick. Described as a kind of country club for insects, the lodge will provide breeding an(...)

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: said there was is a lack of transparency and a democratic deficit at local-authority level. Photograph: Eric Luke

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan has said comments made by Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan were “a disgrace” and showed “contempt for (...)

The exhibition ‘The Archaeology of Roads and Light Rail’, to be held in Dublin City Council’s Wood Quay venue this week, is part of Heritage Week. Photograph: Frank Miller

“The Archaeology of Roads and Light Rail” is the title of an exhibition detailing what has been learned from recent road-building schemes and the Dub(...)

The crash site in Co Waterford where Howard Cox died. Photograph: John Foley

A pilot who died when his single-engine aircraft crashed in Co Waterford was professional and spoke in a composed voice when reporting engine problems(...)

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams participates in  a national hunger strike commemoration march in Dundalk on Sunday, August 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams TD has insisted “the IRA has gone away” and was not involved in the killing of Belfast man Kevin McGuigan or engaged i(...)

Clamping: People have been charged up to €300 to get their cars back by some rogue clampers. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Work on the regulation of off-street clampers, including “rogue clampers” who charge up to €300 to release vehicles, “is in the early stages” accordin(...)

Primary teachers looking for work  have been advised to ignore positions advertised under the  JobBridge scheme.  File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Primary teachers looking for work this autumn have been advised to ignore positions advertised under the Government’s JobBridge scheme. The Irish Na(...)

Earlier this year Revenue guidelines said short-term lets to guests did not qualify for Rent-a-Room tax relief. Photograph: Joe St Leger.

  Airbnb, the holiday lettings agency, has said it believes the Revenue Commissioners’ interpretation of Rent-a-Room tax relief is “challe(...)

The Employment Appeals Tribunal heard the NCBI checked with AIB to find out if any money was missing when Barry Magee was out sick in 2013. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The National Council for the Blind in Ireland was erroneously concerned a senior employee had stolen money “or committed some form of fraud” when he w(...)