Statue of St Teresa, Avila, Castile and Leon, Spain. Photograph: Getty Images

The walking stick of St Teresa of Avila is in Ireland as part of a worldwide tour to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth in 1515 of the founder of(...)

A spokesperson for the HSE said pest control was treated very seriously by hospital management. Photograph: The Irish Times

The coffee dock in Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, was one of seven premises issued with a closure order for food safety breaches in April, the Food Safet(...)

A Wexford businessman who has admitted forging the will of a bachelor farmer has given evidence against his brother and a friend who deny forging the same will. Stock photograph: Thinkstockphoto

A Wexford businessman who has admitted forging the will of a bachelor farmer has given evidence against his brother and a friend who deny forging the (...)

Prof Alan Reilly of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland says businesses are putting their customers’ health at risk by not complying with their legal obligations for food safety and hygiene. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Blackrock, Co Dublin grocery was one of 12 food businesses served with closure orders by environmental health officers from the Health Service Execu(...)

A young woman who suffered a brain injury after being knocked down by a car in a hit and run incident as she stood talking on a street in New Ross, Co Wexford, has secured €1.2m under a settlement of her High Court action.

A young woman who suffered a brain injury after being knocked down by a car in a hit and run incident as she stood talking on a street in New Ross, Co(...)

Some 35,000 public submissions were made to EirGrid on controversial Grid Link plans in the southeast.  Photograph: David Sleator/THE IRISH TIMES

EirGrid has only responded to about 4,000 of the 35,000 public submissions it received last January on its controversial Grid Link plans in southeast(...)

Mane event: Amy Kerr (12) from Limerick donated her cut hair to the Rapunzel Foundation. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press  22

For more than three decades Wexford hairdresser Anna Furlong has been cutting hair. Five years ago, touched by the story of a six-year-ol(...)

A woman walks through flood water on Winthrop Street in Cork city. High tide just before 9pm sent flood waters rushing down a number of city centre streets.Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The Government yesterday committed to providing a further €15 million in emergency relief for severe weather damage as the country battened down fo(...)

The Victoria Cross: A total of 27 British soldiers who were born in what is now the Republic will receive the honour. The proposal is to erect the specially designed stones in their home towns on the centenary of the day in which the British army’s highest honour for bravery was won. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Every Irish-born soldier who won a Victoria Cross in the first World War is to have a paving stone erected in their honour paid for by the British gov(...)

Séamus McGuinness: “We found the assistance provided by Enterprise Ireland . . . invaluable”

Séamus McGuinness has had many jobs – accountant, psychiatric nurse and snooker hall manager. Publisher has perhaps been his most successful though. T(...)