Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny: courting Independents  to form minority government.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night assured Independent TDs a minority government led by his party would last. Mr Kenny attended a meeting with th(...)

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny: attended a meeting with Independent Alliance TDs on Friday night. Photograph: Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images

Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny last night assured Independent TDs that a minority government led by him would last. He attended a meeting with Independen(...)

It is not often that the Church of Ireland has a bestseller but such was the demand for Bishop Harold Miller’s guide to the Book of Common Prayer, The(...)

Iarnród Éireann  is to resume works on line improvements on the Dublin to Portlaoise line.

Disruptions to train services on the Dublin to Portlaoise line will begin this Saturday and continue on selected weekends for most of the year. Iarn(...)

People gather for the Easter Rising centenary commemorations  in Smithfield, Dublin. File photograph: Maxwells/PA Wire

There is at times a reluctance among us Irish to be seen to say a public thank you to or congratulate those responsible for a job well done. To engage(...)

Warming up before taking part in The Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run. Photograph:  Sean Curtin Fusionshooters

Take a moment to look back over these first eight weeks of 2016. Are you happy with your running progress? Have you a training diary full of runs or (...)

MJ O’Rahilly: Dublin Metropolitan Police files report him as being among the extremists observed moving about the centre of Dublin on January 21st, 1916.

January 21st, 1916 Dublin Metropolitan Police files: I beg to report that on the 20th, the undermentioned extremists were observed moving about an(...)

Members of Macnas performance group in Temple Bar, Dublin, during ’the Summoning’, part of last year’s Bram Stoker Festival. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

From Bram Stoker to personal wellbeing to all that jazz, there’s a range of enticing events on nationwide this Halloween bank holiday weekend. The 15(...)

Niall Murray (in red shirt) and Dr James Crew (to his left) give a press conference last week,  three months after six students died and seven  more were injured in a balcony collapse in Berkeley,  at a press conference at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center, San Jose, California.

Another of the seven Irish students injured in the Berkeley balcony collapse in California in June has returned to Ireland. Niall Murray (21), from R(...)

The Commission of Investigation into the fatal shooting of Ronan MacLochlainn  heard the dead man’s partner, Gráinne Nic Gibb, was still to receive confirmation that all of the relevant evidence had been disclosed by the State. Photograph: David Sleator

Had the Garda known a Real IRA gang was about to carry out an armed robbery it would have prevented it and one of the raiders would not have been s(...)