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 0:48

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 0:21

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

Snow is seen in the garden of a  house in Carrickfergus, Co Antrim on Saturday. Photograph: @rsmyth579 via Twitter 0:38

This morning’s frost has cleared and scattered showers are expected to continue throughout the day in the North and West. Sleet and snow expected on h(...)

Darryle McClurkin on a quad bike in a snow covered field in the Belfast hills on Friday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Mullingar in Co Westmeath and Galway were the coldest parts of the country overnight as temperatures reached -3 degrees, according to Met Éireann. Muc(...)

Horses being rescued and crossing the River  Slaney, in Enniscorthy, whose banks burst. Photograph: Patrick Browne 2:34

The worst of the recent rain is believed to have passed, according to Met Éireann, which noted a slight reprieve yesterday as much of the anticipated(...)

Heavy  rains have resulted in flooding across the country. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.
Southeast badly hit by flooding

Roads across the southeast have been hit by floodwater over the last 24 hours or so and with more rain expected in the coming days the situation isn’t(...)

Commuters negotiate waterlogged roads following a heavy downpour, at Elizabeth O’Farrell Park, off Lombard Street in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

Warnings of a second spell of heavy rain were issued overnight with a potential for flooding from Dublin to Cork and into some midland counties this (...)

PAC chairman John McGuinness said it was ‘not uncommon for officials and the chairman to meet with witnesses and for the chairman to explain the context and the procedures’. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The chairman of the Public Accounts Committee has reiterated his view that there was nothing unusual about his meeting with former Rehab chief executi(...)

Officers discovered 2.7kg of heroin, 1.1kg of ecstasy, almost 1kg of cannabis resin and 0.2kg of LSD tablets in a vehicle which had arrived in Rosslare from Cherbourg. Photograph: Revenue

Gardaí believe the seizure of more than 60kg of heroin, cocaine and other drugs worth almost €7 million in three separate raids will significantly dis(...)