The success of the Great Western Greenway in Co Mayo can be seen in the hundreds of Irish people who take to the route every week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Three significant occurrences in the past seven years have turned cycling in Ireland into a more popular activity. They are the Dublin Bikes scheme in(...)

Political parties described the turnout in Friday’s general election as “uneven”, with many politicians claiming a significant number of people remain(...)

Aeriel footage of flooding in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

Residents of the Kilganey area of Clonmel, Co Tipperary are leaving their homes this evening as the river Suir continues to rise. The decision was t(...)

Flooded fields at Shannonbridge Co  Offaly last week. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There is potential for more “nasty” weather over the next week, with the possibility of orange rain warnings for the south and southwest, according to(...)

City council workers pump water from a car park in Corbally, Limerick. Photograph: PA

Flooding levels on the lower Shannon are expected to peak this morning as further rain is forecast. Rainfall values are expected to return to normal(...)

The army was deployed to assist those affected in the Ballybofey area of Donegal. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A post-Storm Desmond clean up was under way across the country on Sunday after heavy rainfall caused serious flooding. The storm caused road closures(...)

The fragmented transport links in Dublin means students in disadvantaged areas are more likely to attend their local IT rather than heading to university

Students in more affluent areas in the capital are progressing to college at a rate up to four time those of pupils in disadvantaged areas. When brok(...)

Nama chair  Frank Daly at Leinster House in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) spent just in excess of €9 million on consultancy fees during the sale process for the Project Eagle port(...)

Newly-married couple Anne Fox (nee Cole) and Vincent Fox cast their votes in Dublin in  the referendum on their wedding day. Photograph: Getty

Turnout in the first national referendum to legalise same-sex marriage and on the age of candidates for the presidency has been reported at more than (...)

 Snow is seen at Glencullen in the Dublin mountains from earlier this year. Photograph:  Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Weather forecasts left the country braced for widespread snowfall overnight, much of it determined to stick around. Whatever individual counties wa(...)