Acting Taoiseach Enda Kenny chats to President Michael D Higgins at the Easter Sunday commemoration ceremony and parade from O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Maxwells

The Easter Sunday centenary commemoration at the GPO was told the “short lives and big dreams” of the men, women and children of 1916 “extended the ho(...)

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(...)

Attending the opening of new angling facilities at Clare Lake, Claremorris, Co Mayo, from left: J Campbell, IFI; P Mahon, Mayo CC; Minister Michael Ring; R Cusack, M Butler and L Gavin, all IFI.

Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Michael Ring recently opened the enhanced McMahon Park amenity at Clare Lake in Claremorris, Co Mayo. Fishin(...)

The boy arrested in connection with the incident was held at Claremorris Garda Station. Image: Google Street View

A boy (16) has been charged in relation to a fatal assault of another boy (17) in Claremorris, Co Mayo, on Saturday. He will appear at a special sit(...)

A male juvenile arrested in connection with the incident is being held at Claremorris Garda station. Image: Google Street View

A teenage boy has died following an assault in Claremorris, Co Mayo, in the early hours of Saturday morning. Gardaí have arrested another boy in conne(...)

The leisure centre of the McWilliam Park Hotel: the hotel was built in 2006 with backing of high-profile property developers

Bubble-era property developers such as Seamus Ross of Menolly Homes and Garrett Kelleher of Shelbourne Developments are backing a high-profile hotel (...)

Gretchen Bender Project Arts Centre, 39 East Essex Street, Temple Bar, Dublin, until Dec 23 projectartscentre.ie ***** Gretchen Bender’s (...)

A 59-year-old bank official pleaded guilty yesterday to the theft of more than €61,000 from 14 client accounts at a branch of Allied Irish Banks, in T(...)

Alex Butler from Middleton,  Co Cork won the  Best Dressed Lady prize at the Galway Races. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

East Cork native Alex Butler has won the Best Dressed Lady title at this year’s Galway Races at Ballybrit. Ms Butler from Ballyedmond, Midleton, won(...)

A man in his 70s was killed when he was struck by a car on Monday morning in Claremorris, Co Mayo.

A man in his 70s was killed on Monday morning when he was hit by a car on the outskirts of Claremorris, Co Mayo. The victim was walking near the McWil(...)