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(...)

A Dublin Fire Brigade spokesman said there is one fire truck fighting the blaze at Martello Tower. There are no houses in the vicinity. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a gorse fire at Martello Tower, Howth, Co Dublin. A spokesman for the Dublin Fire Brigade said there is one fir(...)

U2 drummer Larry Mullen and his partner Ann Acheson have sued their former accountants claiming they have suffered significant loss of more than €11m due to alleged unsuitable investment advice.  File photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

U2 drummer Larry Mullen and his partner have sued their former accountants claiming they have suffered significant loss of more than €11 million due t(...)

Fearful: Kathleen McDonnell, at the ruins of Teampail na Naoi Naomh, on Loop Head. Photograph: Eamon Ward

Within eight months of his election, on March 13th last year, Time magazine declared Pope Francis its person of the year. An American gay magazine,(...)

Gardaí have arrested a third man over an aggravated burglary in Dublin in which a gang tied up a mother and her eight-year-old daughter before fleeing(...)

Dublin’s seaside villages are dotted with some very exotic house names – usually inspired by the far-flung travels of their original occupants. Mat(...)

A new stamp goes on sale tomorrow to commemorate the centenary of the founding of Cumann na mBan. 2:46

A new stamp goes on sale tomorrow to commemorate the centenary of the founding of Cumann na mBan. Featuring Cumann na mBan members leadin(...)

On a sunny day it seems as if the whole of Howth is on holiday. They’re enjoying seafood lunches and sipping chilled drinks from glasses froste(...)

Donal Skehan with Nicole Smyth (12) and Glen Dikilu (11) of St Thomas’s Senior National School, Tallaght. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall

When cook, food writer and TV presenter Donal Skehan (26) started growing his own vegetables about five years ago, he had “absolutely no knowle(...)