New Year’s Eve fireworks go off in Sydney Harbour, December 31st, 2015. Photograph: Mick Tsikas/EPA

Still deciding how to ring in 2016? There are plenty of celebrations taking place around Ireland on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day for all ages, fr(...)

Laura, a pharmacist from Lucan, Co Dublin, moved to Haiti in 2012 to work with global health organisation Partners in Health. During her time there s(...)

The couple were married on June 26th, in a humanist ceremony, in the walled garden of Trudder Lodge, Co Wicklow.

Hilary O’Hagan (32), head chef at 3FE coffee and owner of Blas Catering company, and Conor Brennan (33), a music technology lecturer at IADT Dún La(...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: has pushed for Enterprise Ireland to assess the underutilised harbours. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of large harbours across the State is not being used adequately to promote and develop fishing and seafood, the Dáil Public Accounts Committe(...)

The first Irish Animation Awards will take place tomorrow night in Dingle, Co Kerry, with nominees from familiar production companies such as Brown Ba(...)

 Back in business: Grafton Street in the run-up to Christmas. Photograph: Eric Luke

If ever there was a sign that the Celtic Tiger is waking from its long hibernation, it is a man with a “Leprechaun yourself” stand on Grafton Street. (...)

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney said he  faced his “most serious” council ever.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland has successfully resisted radical cuts in key whitefish quotas, following a deal brokered by Minister for the Marine Simon Coveney at the EU A(...)

A refuse lorry crashed into a a shopfront  at the junction of Green Street and Holy Ground in Dingle, Co Kerry today. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Tourists had a lucky escape in Dingle this afternoon when a truck crashed into a shop on one of the Co Kerry town’s oldest streets. The Kenmare Wast(...)

 Bernard and Barry Broderick. Photograph: Alan Betson
Oh brother

What is it about brothers in food? Once you start looking they’re everywhere. Why is chef Oliver Dunne wearing a smart shirt and welcoming people i(...)

Two Irish swimmers are on their way home having successfully been part of relay team that swam the famous Bering Strait from Siberia to Alaska. Image: Google Maps.

Two Irish swimmers are on their way home having been part of relay team that successfully swam in near freezing waters across the famous Bering Stra(...)