Independent Alliance candiate Seán Canney who has topped the poll in Galway East. Photograph: Dan Griffin.

Independent TD Seán Canney topped the poll in Galway East and will enter the Dáil with Fianna Fáil newcomer Anne Rabbitte and incumbent Fine Gael TD C(...)

Snowfall in Co Longford on Friday. Photograph: Tierna Dolan

Dozens of schools throughout the borders were closed on Friday following overnight snowfall and freezing temperatures. Many schools – including St N(...)

A walker struggling with his umbrella in gusts of strong wind. Photograph: Kirsty Wigglesworth/PA Wire

Met Éireann has upgraded its wind warning to orange for the whole country as gusts of up to 130km/h are forecast. Gardaí have warned all ro(...)

File photograph: Diversions are in place after a man was injured when the bin lorry he was driving overturned on the M6 Dublin to Galway road on Thursday afternoon.

A man was injured when the bin lorry he was driving overturned on the M6 Dublin to Galway road on Thursday afternoon. The incident occurred between th(...)

Harry Magee passes through hurling country on the 13.45 from Galway to Ennis.

Galway 1.45pm Platform nine and three quarters at Ceannt Station in Galway is not easy to find for the non-wizard classes.We have been standing on the(...)

Gardaí are investigating reports a car travelled in the wrong direction on the Dublin to Galway motorway prior to a multi-vehicle crash this evening.T(...)

A tree blocking the road in Milltown, Dingle. Courtesy of Marian O’Flaherty

Hurricane-force winds have left almost 200,000 homes and businesses without power as the national emergency group met and said the storm is expecte(...)

Motorway tolls: set too high? Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Lower motor-tax rates and toll charges for HGVs are being considered by the Government to see if they can encourage more hauliers to use motorways.The(...)

Two men are to appear in court in Dublin today charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a post office.

Two men are to appear in court in Dublin today charged in connection with an attempted armed robbery at a post office. The men were arrested after a(...)

Two gardaí and a prisoner were brought to Galway University hospital after a single-vehicle crash on the M6 near Athenry at about 11.20am today.

Two gardaí and a prisoner were brought to Galway University hospital after a single-vehicle crash on the M6 near Athenry at about 11.20am today.It is(...)