Ireland’s ambassador Isolde Moylan with Palestinian president Yasser Arafat, whom she met dozens of times, in his compound in Ramallah in 2000

Since 2010, Isolde Moylan, who has served as a diplomat for 40 years, has been accredited to five countries: Egypt, Sudan, Lebanon, Syria and Jordan. (...)

Gardaí said the death of man in Bray is not being treated as suspicious.

A man believed to have been homeless has been found dead in a carpark in Bray, Co Wicklow. The death is not being treated as suspicious by gardaí, who(...)

Judge Desmond Hogan: “Two firefighters whose bravery has never being in question, whose competence has never been in doubt and who followed orders in a most difficult and dangerous scenario are now deceased.”

A court has fined Wicklow County Council €355,000 plus legal costs of nearly €96,000 for criminal health and safety violations relating to a warehouse(...)

The fire-damaged disused ink factory at Adelaide Villas in Bray, Co Wicklow where firefighters Brian Murray and Mark O’Shaugnessy died in 2007. Photograph: Kate Geraghty/The Irish Times

A court has fined Wicklow County Council €355,000 plus legal costs of nearly €96,000 for criminal health and safety violations relating to a warehouse(...)

Tarrabelle and Rusty, of Zap Circus, from Australia on Sandymount Beach, Dublin as  street performers prepared to take part in championship this weekend Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

With the warm sunny weather set to continue and temperatures of between 22 and 26 degrees forecast for the weekend, it is the perfect time to get out (...)

Firefighters Mark O’Shaugnessy (left) and Brian Murray who died in a fire at a disused building in Bray Co Wicklow in September 2007. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Wicklow County Council has gone on trial in relation to breaches of health and safety which led to the death of two fire-fighters in a derelict buildi(...)

The Vartry resevoir, at Roundwood, Co Wicklow.

Thousands of homes across Dublin face overnight water restrictions in the coming days as Dublin City Council has begun to limit supply in order(...)