File photograph by Alan Betson

Two investigations are under way into an incident in which a Greyhound Recycling rubbish truck overturned, injuring three agency workers, one serious(...)

The night Spain played Chile in the World Cup, I was driving back to Dublin on the M1, hoping to make it to a television before kick-off. Instead, jus(...)

For years, the National Parents Council has waged an unsuccessful war against voluntary contributions

A dilemma about voluntary school contributions A reader from Dublin contacted us with a problem that will resonate with many parents in the co(...)

With the demand for starter homes in south Dublin at its highest level for many years, a substantial development site in Rathfarnham, Dublin 16, has (...)

The scene at Kippure near Sally Gap in the Dublin Mountains, where the body of Marioara Rostas was found in January 2012.  Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

From a family of 15 siblings, born in Timisoara in western Romania, Marioara Rostas arrived in Ireland on December 7th, 2007. She took a Ryanair fligh(...)

Ssssssh: the atmosphere keeps kids quiet and the books keep them entertained. Above: the National Library. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien 2:05

Free time is rarely free, and this is never more true than when you are trying to keep children entertained during the long days of summer. A trip (...)

You shall not pass: why is it so difficult to use mainstream debit cards at toll barriers? Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

For whom the toll doesn’t accept his debit card A reader called Mark was travelling from Dublin to Galway recently when he came across what he(...)

Brown Corrigan Chartered Surveyors are seeking in excess of €685,000 for a high quality creche investment in the Dalriada residential development at B(...)

Bags of flour lie strewn across the M50 in Dublin this morning. Photograph: Garda Traffic

Dough! As if they haven’t enough on their plates, gardaí had to deal with an unseasonal snowstorm on the M50 motorway this morning after a lorry shed (...)

Businessman Jim Kennedy, who was in court when counsel for CAB indicated it was not proceeding with the case. Photograph: Collins Courts

The Criminal Assets Bureau has withdrawn its action seeking to have Jackson Way Properties Ltd, a company of businessman Jim Kennedy, pay the State an(...)