Garda Paula Malcomson runs a speed check on Conyngham Road, Dublin,  for National Slow Down Day. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A 24-hour Garda Síochána clampdown on speeding has found comparatively few motorists breaking speed limits. Operation Slow Down, designed to raise a(...)

Professional surfer, Connor Maguire from Bundoran, Co Donegal catching one of the biggest waves of the day at Mullaghmore. Photograph: Finn Mullen

As rugby fans flocked to the capital to watch the big game snow fell heavily across the city. Met Éireann had issued a yellow alert snow and ice warni(...)

A confectionary stall in Cork that displayed cakes for Queen Elizabeth was handed a closure order in July. The order was lifted two days later.

A market stall that displayed its cakes for the Queen of England during her historic Irish visit was one of seven food businesses to receive closure o(...)

People in Bundoran think the lucky punter who won €12 million in the Lotto was more likely to be a local than a visitor.

The €12,155,282 Lotto jackpot winner has so far managed to remain invisible in a seaside town where most locals know each other.But betting in Bundora(...)

A man in his late 40s has died after a hit-and-run road crash in Bundoran, Co Donegal early this morning.

Gardaí have urged a driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash to come forward after a man died following the incident in Co Donegal. The bod(...)

Young entrepreneurs: “Each business had to pay €8 for a slot on the flyer, so they did. And we got 80 businesses taking part.” Twins Michael and Oisín (13) McGloin from Bundoran, Co Donegal

My first summer job actually started at Easter. My friend, who cannot be named for legal reasons – she went on to become a lawyer, but she’s actually (...)

Grove snail: tends to mate in late spring. Illustration: Michael Viney

The dense, drizzly coastal fog that is often our share of summer high pressure enveloped the Thallabawn hillside for three days, leaving every leaf gl(...)