Lorcán Miller’s coffin is carried into Rathmichael Parish Church in Shankill, Co Dublin, for his funeral.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

The postcard arrived last Tuesday morning. On the front was a picture of the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co, where 21-year-old Lorcán Miller worked. (...)

Five Dublin students and an Irish-American student were killed when the balcony they were standing on collapsed during a birthday party on Tuesday, June 16th. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A second Irish student who was among the seven injured in last week’s balcony collapse in Berkeley, California that killed six others has been release(...)

A forensic scientist has told the murder trial of Graham Dwyer that semen matching that of the accused was found on three parts of Elaine O’Hara’s mattress

A forensic scientist has told the murder trial of Graham Dwyer that semen matching that of the accused was found on three parts of Elaine O’Hara’s mat(...)

Many of the direct provision centres have been the subject of high-profile protests by residents frustrated at the conditions. Photograph: Alan Betson

It was introduced to meet the needs of vulnerable asylum seekers. But private firms, rather than those seeking refugee status, appear to have been th(...)

Abbey executive chairman Charles Gallagher addresses the company’s AGM in Malahide, Dublin, yesterday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Cutting taxes and levies on newly-built homes will help ease the housing crisis that has developed in Dublin and other urban centres, according to th(...)

Charlene Murray from Shankill, Co Dublin, with her five children: Casey (12), Zara (10), James (8), Kealum (4) and Skye (4). The family have been living in a hotel in Citywest for the past three months. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

For the past three months, Charlene Murray and her five children have called a hotel room in west Dublin home. “This isn’t something I ever ima(...)

It’s a bright spring evening, the daffodils are out and the rich green lawn extends across what was once a tennis court to the cliffs, beyond which(...)

A mother of three left blind in one eye after she was “egged” from a passing car has lost her High Court action for damages against the car driver.

A mother of three left blind in one eye after she was “egged” from a passing car has lost her High Court action for damages against the car driver.Ann(...)