Greyhound Waste Recycling striking workers and their supporters outside the High Court in Dublin during an application for orders preventing alleged illegal activity on the picket line. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Talks are continuing between Greyhound Waste Recycling and more than 70 striking workers in an effort to resolve the dispute arising from the company’(...)

A flock of swans join the swimmers.   Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times 2:41

Renaissance men and women they may not all be, but many of the 257 men and 111 women who took part in the 95th annual Liffey Swim were inspired by (...)

Letters sent from Jackie Kennedy, the wife of late US president John F. Kennedy, to a Dublin priest have been returned to the Kennedy family. Photograph:  Keystone/Getty Images.

Letters sent to an Irish priest by Jackie Kennedy, the former US first lady, have been returned to the Kennedy family. The Catholic Vincentian Order i(...)

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a boy (6) was seriously injured in Blackrock, Dublin.

Gardaí are seeking witnesses to an incident in which a boy (6) was seriously injured in Blackrock, Dublin. The boy was struck by a car on Cross Avenue(...)

Ed Sheeran: four nights in a row at Dublin's O2 in October

One season ends and another begins. As the outdoor shows run out of road, it’s time to return to the indoor halls, clubs and arenas. Many would arg(...)

Donegal’s Kevin Cassidy and Dublin’s Bryan Cullen during the 2011 All-Ireland football semi-final. “Yeah, it’s definitely an All-Ireland that we let slip.” says Cassidy.

It’s well established that Jim McGuinness and Kevin Cassidy have an uneasy history. Cassidy, Donegal’s two-time All Star wing back, contributed(...)

Former taoisigh Brian Cowen (left) and Albert Reynolds with Arthur French of the K Club at a reception in Áras an Uachtaráin hosted by President Mary McAleese.  Photograph : Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

The former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, who has died aged 81, made Northern Ireland his priority when he took office in 1992. Building on the groundwork(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold. The building materials company’s shares finished down 1.8 per cent at the close yesterday, following the release of the company’s half-yearly figures. Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Both European and US stocks made gains yesterday, with Ireland and Iceland the only western countries not to record a positive day’s trading while (...)

Body parts being  removed from the scene at the Thorntons Recycling plant on Kileen Road, Ballyfermot today. Photograph:  Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin.

Gardaí have said the body parts found at a recycling plant in Ballyfermot, Dublin are male and from the same person.Gardaí have recovered other parts,(...)

Offaly’s Brian Carroll is tackled by goalkeeper Darren Gleeson, Michael Cahill and Padraic Maher of Tipperary during their hurling qualifier. Just 27,800 tuned in to watch the game on Sky Sports.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

Sky Sports will broadcast its first double bill of live championship matches this Saturday evening on the back of continuingly modest viewing figures(...)