Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin has said  “the image of the parish in 10 years’ time will be very, very different to the image of the parish we have today. There’ll be more lay people, deacons, religious, all working together under the leadership of a priest.” Photograph: Reuters

Just two Catholic priests in Dublin are under 40, while a further 44 are aged between 70 and 75 and “in the next four or five years will be going into(...)

Cavan Developments is selling the second last phase of three- and four-bed family homes in Broadfield Manor, Rathcoole, a development that orig(...)

Representatives of the three unions at the Rathcoole, Co Dublin-based company believe it is increasingly likely that its German parent will decide to close its plant – with the loss of 400 jobs – at a board meeting on Friday.

A dispute over redundancy payments at troubled aircraft maintenance specialist Lufthansa Technik is heading for the Labour Court after talks between(...)

Paul Begley – who resigned as a director from Begley Brothers Ltd in January 2012 – was released from jail in March. He retained a substantial shareholding last year.

A fruit and vegetable distributor last year recorded pretax profits of almost €4,000 per week while the company’s boss languished in jail.In March 20(...)

 It’s time to hunt down the piping bag and nozzles, or buy a new set to do the Christmas cake justice

Ice, babyIf your piping kit leaves a lot to be desired, and there are Christmas cakes to be iced, you can order this “professional” set from lakeland.(...)

David Patterson,  a technican at Lufthansa Technik Airmotive, said ‘Fellas like me, I have 29 years working here, fellas of 46 or 47, we are on the scrap heap’. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There was mixed news for Ireland on the employment front yesterday with Deutsche Bank announcing plans to recruit 700 additional staff over the next f(...)

The scene at Cherrywood Drive, Clondalkin,     Dublin,  where  Jason Carroll (39) was shot.   Photograph: Alan Betson

Gardaí are fearful a new gang- related gun feud is now under way in Dublin following the shooting dead of Jason Carroll, who had close links to major (...)

Gardai at the scene where Zelvys was shot at Greenogue industrial estate. Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Three people have been arrested in connection with the murder of Lithuanian criminal Gintaras Zelvys two weeks ago. Zelvys (41) was shot(...)

Gardai at the scene where man has died in a shooting incident in Greenogue Industrial Estate Rathcoole, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: PA

The Republic’s latest gun murder victim was the leader of a criminal gang with an international reach, and had served time in prison (...)

 Gardai at the scene of a fatal shooting this morning at the Greenogue Industrial Estate, Rathcoole, Co Dublin. The man was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead. Picture Colin Keegan/Collins

Gardaí have begun a murder investigation following the fatal shooting of man in a Dublin industrial estate earlier today. The 43-year-old(...)