(L to R) Abdi Mooge, Ciara Lynam, Julie Nguyen and Job Makiese, from St Ronan’s National School, Deansrath, Clondalkin, Co Dublin, at the Yellow Flag awards.

More than a dozen primary and secondary schools have received national recognition for their work in tackling racism and creating a more welcoming env(...)

At The Irish Times Debate final, individual winner Clíodhna Ní Chéileachair and team winners Ross O’Mahony and Aaron Vickery (centre) are joined by adjudicator Prof Brent Northup of Carroll College, Montana. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Those opposing the proposition that 2016 should be the last year in which Ireland commemorates the Easter Rising were the big winners in The Irish Tim(...)

A team from the Solicitors’ Apprentice Debating Society of Ireland has won the final of The Irish Times annual student debate while the individual debating prize winner was Clíodhna Ní Cheileachair from UCD. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Those opposing the proposition that 2016 should be the last year in which Ireland commemorates the Easter Rising were the big winners in The Irish Tim(...)

Lines down at Turvey Avenue in Donabate, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Western counties face another battering from high winds on Monday as Met Éireann warned Storm Henry would bring gusts as high as 130km/h. Several hu(...)

Joanna, Benjamin and Vincent Rose. Photograph: Garda Press Office

Missing persons Joanna Rose (30) and her sons Benjamin (5) and Vincent (3) have been found safe and well. Gardaí­ wish to thank the media and the pu(...)

 Tom and Elizabeth Moorehouse with their four-week-old baby Kathleen at the Traveller site where they live near Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke.

Elizabeth (27) and Tom (23) Moorehouse brought their first baby home just before Christmas. Kathleen, born on December 11th last, shares a caravan wit(...)

The funeral of Wesley Burrowes, the writer of the long-running drama ‘Glenroe’, at Christ Church in Bray Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Writer Wesley Burrowes was remembered at his funeral on Wednesday as a man of wit and charm, a lover of many things but, above all, a storyteller who (...)

Two men have been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary at the home of an elderly woman in Bray, Co Wicklow. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Two men have been arrested in connection with an aggravated burglary at the home of an elderly woman in Bray, Co Wicklow. The incident occurred at 5(...)

David Lane: a   “surgeon’s surgeon” who operated on many doctors and other surgeons. He was also oboist with the Dublin Baroque Players

David Lane, who has died aged 88, was an outstanding and admired Dublin surgeon and an accomplished musician. He spent his working career in what is (...)

Louis Moiselle and Gerard Cremins of Cremins Moiselle: “Our whole business is based on quality, design and dependability”

Louis Moiselle and Gerard Cremins founded their company in 1983 with one purpose: to distribute beautiful, decorative fabrics. Although both had gaine(...)