A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with another car on the N4 at Bunbrosna, three miles west of Mullingar, Co Westmeath.

A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with another car on the N4 at Bunbrosna, three miles west of Mullingar, Co Westmeath. The cra(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny at Shay Murtagh Concrete Products Raharney, Co Westmeath, on the first day of canvassing in the general election. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The Taoiseach made a concrete start to the general election campaign Thursday. It was first stop Meath West and a visit to local company Shay Murtagh(...)

Caroline McNamee (40) claimed she was repeatedly sexually assaulted as a child by Michael Boyce (70). Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A €493,000 award to a woman who claimed she was repeatedly sexually assaulted as a child by a relative has been overturned by the Court of Appeal bec(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has accused some mainstream parties, smaller parties and Independents of proposing populist policies.Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has accused some mainstream parties, smaller parties and Independents of proposing populist policies that are (...)

General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) Patricia King has said some policy decisions of the Labour Party had ‘caused angst’ within the trade union movement.  Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The_Irish_Times

General Secretary of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) Patricia King has said some policy decisions of the Labour Party had “caused angst” wit(...)

 Renua leader Lucinda Creighton. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Labour’s guide for canvassers outlines “five reasons to fear Sinn Féin in government” and claims Lucinda Creighton’s Renua party is “to the right of D(...)

Labour backbencher Anne Ferris has said she could wallpaper a room with the amount of hatemail she has received for her stance on abortion. File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish TimesAnne Ferris

Labour backbencher Anne Ferris has said she could wallpaper a room with the amount of hatemail she has received for her stance on abortion. The Wickl(...)

Tanaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton has said Sinn Fein is more concerned with ‘protecting its good republican friends than actually building a good Republic’. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Tanaiste and Labour leader Joan Burton has said Sinn Fein is more concerned with “protecting its good republican friends than actually building a good(...)

Gardaí were confronted by “mayhem” when they arrived to a Co Westmeath pub on St Patrick’s Day where an altercation had broken out between two Traveller factions, Mullingar District Court has heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A judge has described the legal aid system as a “joke” after 14 men charged with violent disorder demanded free legal representation despite posting €(...)

These first 22 modular homes are to be on a pilot basis with another 128 to follow shortly after under a fast-tracked procurement process. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Work undertaken by a Northern Ireland construction company, which has been awarded the contract to provide modular housing for homeless families in Du(...)