Detail of a burr walnut musical grandfather clock made in the Netherlands in 1820, brought to Ireland in 1980 and sold this week for €13,000

Results Tuesday, January 27th: Adams Blackrock auctioneers, Co Dublin. A burr walnut musical grandfather clock made in 1820 by Douwe Jelles Tasma in(...)

Aoife Lordan, Rebecca Maher and Ciara Daly, from Coláiste Choilm, Cork at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s weather is changing and instances of flooding will increase as a result, according to two Cork students exhibiting at the BT Young Scientist(...)

Pedestrians cross a hastily erected footbridge over floodwaters at Carrick-on- Shannon, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Eric Luke

The country is bracing itself for yet more heavy rain today after Met Éireann issued a weather warning for the south and southwest. The “status yello(...)

Emergency workers remove a car in the area of Corbally in Limerick city Ireland, as flooding continues along the banks of the River Shannon. Photograph. PA

Compensation for owners of uninsured small businesses affected by flooding will be paid before Christmas, Minister of State for the Office of Public W(...)

Members of Bandon fire brigade cleaning up flood damage in the town. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Bandon businessman Aidan Holland said 27 businesses had signed a petition committing to withholding rates if the Office of Public Works (OPW) does not(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny : proper flood relief schemes took time to plan and implement. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Government will look at the UK’s flood insurance scheme, but Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he was not sure it was as successful as predicted. He al(...)

An Irish  householder mops up flood water in his kitchen. Serious floods on the scale experienced over the weekend in places such as the west of Ireland  were once budgeted for once in a hundred years  - now they’re happening much more frequently. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The massive floods that have caused such devastation in the west of Ireland - and even more so in northwest England - are not the first such “extreme (...)

The High Court has allowed two brothers to defend themselves against ACC claim. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A bank has failed to get summary judgment for more than €100,00, plus interest, against two brothers over a loan to finance renovations to one of thei(...)

An Egyptian fisherman working on an Irish trawler has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a breach of the immigration act.

An Egyptian fisherman working on an Irish trawler has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a breach of the immigration act when he appeared(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron  meets Syrian refugee families at a tented settlement camp in the Bekaa Valley on the Lebanese-Syrian border on September 14th. Photograph: STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images

The sandstorm that hit Lebanon recently smothered Beirut in swathes of choking red dust. Scarves covered people’s noses and mouths. With the air hazy (...)