This  Nasa satellite mosaic image shows the  huge winter storm Frank moving over Ireland  and the UK. Storm Frank is bringing another round of powerful  winds and flooding and four weather warnings are in place for Ireland. Photograph: AFP/Nasa

3,800 homes and businesses are without power on Wednesday morning after Storm Frank lashed the country over night. The areas affected are the south(...)

Bord na Móna  will stop harvesting peat and  will complete its move to a sustainable business within 15 years. Photograph: Eamonn Farrell/

When Gabriel Claffey joined Bord na Móna 60 years ago, he couldn’t have been happier. Just out of school, the 17-year-old from Ferbane, Co Offaly, got(...)

Gardaí in Banagher are investigating a fatal road traffic incident on the Ballycumber Road, near Ferbane, Co Offaly. They have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

A woman in her late 40s was killed in a car crash in the midlands this afternoon, gardaí said.The victim was travelling on the Ballycumber Road, nea(...)

Proposed incentives designed to support the development of the wind farms needed to meet the Republic’s renewable energy targets will cost €300 millio(...)