Migrants near Miratovac, Serbia. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

Refugees from Syria and elsewhere who come to Ireland under a European Union refugee programme should be sent to towns and cities where they have the (...)

Socialist Party TD Ruth Coppinger, who lives in Blanchardstown, said: “My car was broken into before Christmas. That’s a regular feature and people don’t even report it.” File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Politicians in some rural areas had “jumped on the bandwagon” with claims that rural crime was worsening faster than urban crime as an electioneering (...)

New children’s hospital: Cost of funding the biggest capital project in the history of the State will not figure much in the hearing, but it remains a concern

Four years after An Bord Pleanála first held an oral hearing into plans to build a new national children’s hospital in Dublin, the proposal i(...)

The woman, named locally as Mary O’Brien, was rushed to James Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A 90-year-old woman remains in a critical condition at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown following a fatal house fire in Stoneybatter on Sunday even(...)

An inspection at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown found two units were majorly noncompliant in eight of the 18 standards tested against. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Patients at a Dublin hospital were exposed to burns risks and unhygienic medication practices, according to a report from the Health Information and (...)

The prohibition order for Alimentara Transilvania was in relation to a white lorry used by the store which contained 144 tins of cheese, 62 bags of pickled cabbage and 31 bags of frozen pork of unspecified origin.

Two businesses were issued with food enforcement orders in March, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).Millars Restaurant in Bally(...)

Members of Palestine’s El Funoun DaMembers of Palestine’s El Funoun Dance Troupe will lead an open-air instruction on the Middle-Eastern dance technique of ‘Dabke’ in Eyre Square as part of the Galway Dance Days festival this weekend. Photograph: Galway Dance Days

Ireland v PolandThe wait has been excruciating, but Martin O’Neill’s Republic of Ireland team will finally return to the Aviva Stadium for a first com(...)

Gun-related crime in Ireland places a burden on hospital services, according to the Irish Medical Journal (IMJ).  Photograph: Crispin Rodwell/Reuters

The “sharp increase” in gun crime over the past decade is placing a burden on hospital services, according to the Irish Medical Journal (IMJ).The late(...)

Wanted men: Jay McGuiness, Siva Kaneswaran, Max George, Tom Parker and Nathan Sykes

You might not think that Dame Vera Lynn has much in common with hunky popsters The Wanted, but there’s a particular line from her 1940s wartime(...)

A Garda van containing Saverio Bellante is brought before Blanchardstown District Court, Dublin on Monday where he was accused of killing Tom O’Gorman. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A man charged with the murder of 39-year-old Tom O’Gorman has been remanded in custody to the Central Mental Hospital after failing to appear at a sch(...)