Five closure orders were issued by environmental health officers in the HSE in Dublin, Co Cork and Co Roscommon during the month of February.

Five food businesses, including two restaurants in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, a Chinese restaurant in Carrigaline, Co Cork and a Chinese restaurant in Co (...)

The memorial commemorating  what happened at Iron

As a piece of Western Front drama the story of the Iron 12 is unsurpassed. The story has many epic elements: battles, escape, flight, solidarity, fort(...)

The pig producer  pleaded guilty to failing to prevent his herd from engaging in cannibalism.

A pig producer has pleaded guilty to animal welfare offences including causing suffering to his pigs by failing to treat or euthanise them after they (...)

News anchor Alison Comyn and presenter Chris Donoghue: part of UTV Ireland’s news team which broadcast its first live bulletin on Monday

“Well, Mary, this all sounds like the opening salvo of an election campaign,” mused Ireland Live anchor Alison Comyn in a two-way with UTV Ireland’s e(...)

Electric Picnic in Stradbally, Co Laois, which takes place in early September. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

JANUARY Yeats 2015 All year A national celebration of the life and work of the Nobel prize-winning poet, with an extensive programm(...)

Former minister Ned O’Keeffe has been fined €3,500 and given a suspended seven month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of submitting false invoicesNed O’Keeffe Fianna Fail

Former Minister of State, Ned O’Keeffe has been fined €3,500 and given a suspended seven month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: “If applicants co-operate with the process, some will have decisions in weeks and the rest within six months. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A decision on refugee status for asylum seekers could be reduced to weeks under legislation due to be enacted next spring, Minister for Justice France(...)

An AIB bank branch at New Square in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, is to be offered for sale as an investment for more than €600,000. Douglas Newman Good say(...)

The scale of Irish involvement in the Battle of Trafalgar is not a surprise, according to the National Maritime Museum’s curator of naval history Dr Quintin Colville.

England expects every Irishman to do this duty. Lord Nelson’s famous clarion call to his men at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 did not quite put it t(...)

David Guetta, who is one of the headliners at a dance-heavy Oxegen festival at Punchestown Racecourse this weekend. Photograph: Getty  Images

Three music festivals, hundreds of Gathering events and a wide variety of events will take place this bank holiday weekend around the country, traditi(...)