A site for the planned EirGrid North-South Interconnector development at Kilmainhamwood, near Nobber Co Meath. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

EirGrid and Meath County Council have clashed over the effect the construction of a major power line will have on views from the Hill of Tara. The d(...)

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a fatal house fire in Carrickmacross on Monday, March 21st. File photograph: Frank Miller/ The Irish Times

Gardaí are treating a house fire in Co Monaghan that killed a 61-year-old man, who had restricted mobility, as suspicious. The incident happened at (...)

Proclamation Day at Ballincollig Community School in Co Cork. Sgt Alan O’Brien and Lieut Pat Coffey raise the tricolour. Photograph: Jim Coughlan

Schoolchildren from across Ireland have set out the issues they feel need to be tackled in modern Ireland – such as poverty, unemployment, crime and c(...)

Niall Merriman: “I needed about 60 pints of blood in the surgery. I’m told it was enough to fill a normal person three times over.” Photograph: Dave Meehan

Medical experts have appealed to members of the public to give blood over the coming days as supplies are in danger of reaching critically low levels(...)

The ready-to-go housing site  in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan

The first ready-to-go housing site to become available in Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, in recent years goes on the market today through Shane O’Hanlon(...)

Plastic cows are lined up on hay bales in front of EU headquarters during the  farmers’ demonstration in Brussels on Monday. Photograph: AP Photo/Virginia Mayo

When I moved to the countryside, as an innocent blow-in I assumed I’d be able to buy stacks of tasty, locally grown fruit and veg. Wrong-o. My despera(...)

After negotiations between Bose human resource manager Barry Weaver and Siptu the original closing date for the Carrickmacross plant was extended from April until yesterday.

Bose Ireland Ltd has ceased production at its Co Monaghan plant after 37 years of operation. The US-based based audio speaker manufacturer announced i(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles is to visit Sligo in May, almost 20 years after the first trip to Ireland by the heir to the British throne.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the decision by Prince Charles and his second wife Camilla Parker Bowles to visit Ireland a(...)

A sisterly kind of friendship: Dr Fiona Dennehy and Caoimhe de Barra. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times  A sisterly kind of friendship: Dr Fiona Dennehy and Caoimhe de Barra. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fiona Dennehy is a GP and partner in the Cremore Clinic in Glasnevin. She works with the North Dublin General Practitioners Training Scheme, training (...)

The late Sharon McEneaney (pictured). The Health Service Executive has apologised unreservedly to the family of the 31-year-old’ who died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital.

The Health Service Executive has apologised unreservedly to the family of a 31-year-old woman who died at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda aft(...)