Anne Shortall (47), who had been missing since Good Friday. Photograph: Michael Kelly

Gardaí are expected to launch a murder investigation on Wednesday following the discovery of a woman’s body on the grounds of a property in Co Wicklow(...)

A man sentenced to death by a Chinese court as a result of a Dublin murder, is unlikely to be executed, according to sources in China.

A man sentenced to death by a Chinese court as a result of a Dublin murder is unlikely to be executed, according to sources in China. Chen Li M(...)

Dr Mary Redmond: a corporate lawyer, academic, teacher  and founder of charities. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The corporate lawyer, academic and founder of a number of charities, including the Irish Hospice Foundation and the Wheel, Dr Mary Redmond has died, (...)

The ceremonies at Glasnevin on the 99th anniversary of the Easter Rising began a nationwide day of remembrance.

British and French diplomats have joined Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys in laying wreaths at Easter commemoration ceremonies in Glasnevin Cem(...)

Information provided by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald shows that almost 300 prisoners absconded from Irish jails since 2010.

The Irish Prisons Service has said 293 prisoners have left jails without permission since 2010.While most were either captured or returned voluntaril(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  with Center Parcs chief executive Martin Dalby at Newcastle Woods, Ballymahon, Co Longford.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Longford is set to become an international tourism destination even though it is currently a black spot for mobile phone coverage, according to Taois(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD with Martin Dalby of Center Parcs (left) and Mark Foley of Coillte Enterprise at the site of the proposed Center Parcs resort near Ballymahon in Co Longford. .The Parc is expected to open to guests in 2019.Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells.

Longford is set to become an international tourism destination even though it is currently a black spot for mobile phone coverage.That is according to(...)

Capt John Goss was dismissed by Ryanair days after he appeared in a Channel 4 TV programme which the airline claims made defamatory allegations regarding its commitment to safety.  File photograph: Haydn West/PA

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has provisionally set aside three days in September to hear arguments in a case in which a former Ryanair pilot allege(...)

Bund (Friends of the Earth, Germany) and the European Environment Bureau say those responsible for air quality in Dublin rely on ‘favourable geographical conditions’ to keep air pollutants below EU limits

Compilers of a soot-free index of 23 European cities have criticised Dublin for not doing enough to protect air quality. The creators of the index, Bu(...)

Many councillors believe Dún Laoghaire (above) has an advantage over the more industrial route from Dublin Port to Dublin itself.  Development of deep water facilities for large ships at Dún Laoghaire would allow cruise ship passengers to arrive within a short stroll of the town itself, amid views of Victorian architecture, the mountains and the bay.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company is to seek planning permission to replace the former Stena Line berth with a facility to accommodate large cruise ships.(...)