Undated picture of Barbara Walsh.

There can be few burial grounds more beautiful than Maínis in south Connemara. With Saint Macdara’s and Mason islands to the west, it looks out on a r(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has issued a statement to accompany the publication of the monthly homeless persons data.  He notes an increase of lmost 20 per cent, in the number of homeless adults since December 2014,. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The escalating homelessness crisis will be discussed at the Cabinet Sub Committee on Social Policy, chaired by the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny today (monday(...)

Pearl River take away in Phibsborough, Dublin 7 which was issued a closure order last month. Photograph: Google street view

Eight businesses were served with closure orders last month for violations of food safety regulations. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) se(...)

Gardaí have arrested two men in connection with the fatal shooting of Benny Whitehouse close to a school in Dublin last September.

Gardaí have arrested two men in connection with the fatal shooting of Benny Whitehouse close to a school in Dublin last September. Mr Whitehouse (36),(...)

Larry Goodman. Luxembourg company Parlesse Investments Sarl has shares in, and loans out to, a range of Mr Goodman’s businesses. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/Photocall Ireland

A Larry Goodman company based in Luxembourg made a profit of €52.6 million in 2013 and paid just 0.4 per cent tax, according to accounts in the tiny E(...)

84 The Hibernian, The Gasworks,  Dublin 4

Address: 84 The Hibernian, The Gasworks, Dublin 4 Agent: Gunne On the sixth floor of an apartment block, this two-bedroom 79sq m home has a liv(...)

Detail from a gilt-bronze surtout de table, made for Kilkenny Castle in circa 1805, which appeared at Sotheby’s this week where it sold for £18,750

Sunday (February 22nd) Victor Mee Auctions (Co Cavan). Auction on the premises of Smarmore Castle, Ardee, Co Louth. A William IV mahogany three(...)

Ireland’s only orchestral baroque music festival takes place this weekend in Ardee in partnership with the Irish Baroque Orchestra. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Chief O’Neill Traditional Music Festival The celebration of traditional music legend Chief O’Neill takes places in Bantry, West Cork until Sunday, Nov(...)

6 Princeton, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14

Address: 6 Princeton, Clonskeagh, Dublin 14 Agent: Bracken Estates This four-bedroom house has huge windows overlooking its own pocket of land (...)

The arrest is part of an investigation by gardai at Ardee, Co Louth into alleged sexual offences on two female minors.

A British businessman has been denied bail following his extradition to Ireland to stand trial for sexually abusing two children.The man, who is in hi(...)