A decision on planning permission for a full mosque in Tralee, Co Kerry has been delayed pending confirmation on whether a call to prayer public address system is to be included in a 23 metre tall minaret attached to the building. Image: Thinkstock.

A decision on planning permission for a mosque in Tralee, Co Kerry has been delayed pending confirmation on whether a call to prayer public address sy(...)

Author Sarah Webb will be running a workshop for children aged seven and over at Waterford Writers’ Weekend. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Waterford Writers’ WeekendSome of Ireland’s best writers, speakers and artists will be visiting Waterford city’s art venues until Sunday. There will b(...)

Alan Kelly, Minister fo the Environment: the public was positively disposed to passing the referendum but nothing could be taken for granted.  Archive photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly has said some bishops contributing to the marriage equality debate have been balanced while others have not.Sp(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: Pope has “ability to see that truth and mercy are not mutually exclusive”.

Church leaders, or self-appointed church spokespeople, have been warned by the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin against using insensitive(...)

The bank’s management admitted that standards were not as they should have been in HSBC Geneva, but claiming that new management is working to improve the culture in the Swiss bank. 2:03

A huge cache of secret files from the Swiss branch of one of the world’s largest banks includes Irish people who made tax settlements with the Revenue(...)

Rose of Tralee contestants may find a permanent home in Kerry. Photograph: Eric Luke

The company behind the Rose of Tralee has announced its intention to bid for the Fels Point Hotel, the festival’s home since 2007. If successful, the (...)

Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her daughter Erika (8) died from multiple stab wounds

A mother and daughter found dead in their rented home in Co Kerry were the victims of a sustained and violent attack in which they suffered multiple s(...)

Town and country

Town Address: 13 Gilbert Road, South Circular Road, Dublin 8 Agent: Young’s Estate Agents This three-bedroom, 89sq m (958sq ft) end-of-te(...)

Jason Crowley (30) pleaded guilty to a number of theft charges from cars in Tralee between November 2013 and April 2014. He had six previous convictions, the court was told.

A man who lives in a ditch in Tralee, Co Kerry, has thanked a judge for not jailing him.Jason Crowley (30) pleaded guilty to a number of theft charges(...)

Mr Justice Brian McGovern noted the Copper Bar & Grill   was clearly insolvent and said he was satisfied to appoint Joseph Walsh as examiner

The High Court has confirmed the appointment of an examiner to a south Dublin bar and restaurant employing 29 people. Mr Justice Brian McGovern conf(...)