Shane Fitzgerald (22), Newmarket, Co Cork is charged with dangerous driving causing the death of Paudie O’Leary (42) on July 1st, 2012. Photograph: Domnick Walsh.

The body of a long-distance cyclist who had gone on out early in July 2012 to train for the annual Ring of Kerry charity cycle was found six hours lat(...)

Patricia King and outgoing General Secretary David Begg in Dublin. King was a lead negotiator in the talks with the Government that led to both the Croke Park and the Haddington Road agreements. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Patricia King takes the helm of the Irish trade union movement at a time when it is emerging from one of the most difficult periods in its 121 -year h(...)

Patricia King  has been appointed as the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Photograph: The Irish Times/Frank Miller

Siptu vice president Patricia King is to be the new general secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (Ictu), the umbrella body for the trade un(...)

A car which slid off the road near Breaffy, Co. Mayo after heavy Snowfall. Photograph: Keith Heneghan 1:57

ESB Networks has said it will work throughout the night to ensure customers are reconnected and the power network is safe. The most extensive cuts are(...)

Greenore is strategically located next to the Dublin-Belfast economic corridor, so it is capable of servicing both cities

Burke Shipping Group, the principal operating subsidiary of the family-owned Doyle Group, has acquired Greenore Port in Co Louth. The port was previou(...)

Met Éireann has issued a status orange wind warning for Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo as strong gale force winds hit gusts of 120km/h overnight. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Many commuters experienced major delays this morning with rail and road users affected by the high winds caused by the remnants of Hurricane Gonzal(...)

Emissions from ships and boats amountto a billion tonnes or 3 per cent of globalgreenhouse gas emissions – twice that of the international aviation industry

Shipping is one of the silent global polluters. Emissions from ships and boats amount to a billion tonnes or 3 per cent of global greenhouse gas emiss(...)

Irish Ferries cruise vessel Oscar Wilde, which broke down on Tuesday forcing 1000 passengers to sleep on board, is set to resume it’s services this evening.

The stranded Irish Ferries vessel that broke down in France on Tuesday forcing more than 1,000 passengers to spend the night on board is set to(...)

The most recent addition to the Irish Ferries fleet, the Epsilon, has added capacity and helped counter the effect of lost sailings due to the unprece
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dented weather. Photograph: Eric Luke

Irish Ferries owner Irish Continental Group recorded higher revenues and operating profits last year, as both passenger number(...)

Blown over plane at Shannon Airport today. Photograph: Comeragh

Dozens of roads are blocked and public transport has been severely disrupted by a storm which is sweeping the country. The Dart is suspen(...)