The beach in Paris along the Seine between the Pont Neuf and Pont du Sully

Parisian summer and Rodin returns Paris has gone summer crazy with a 3.5km beach – above – along the Seine (between the Pont Neuf and Pont du S(...)

Castlepalooza music and arts festival takes place until Sunday on the grounds of Charleville Castle in Tullamore, Co Offaly

Beatyard takes place today and tomorrow at Dún Laoghaire harbour from 2pm. A day ticket costs €59 or €95 for the weekend. Described as a seaside ce(...)

Residents from Leitrim protesting outside the Dáil in 2012 against fracking in their area. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A Leitrim-based anti-fracking organisation has called on landowners to consider refusing access to the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies (DIAS) fo(...)

Nama headquarters at the Treasury Building in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke

A company of the National Asset Management Agency is pursuing an Irish businessman at the Commercial Court for £9 million under a personal guarantee i(...)

Aisling Brady McCarthy, from Co Cavan, is accused of killing a 1-year-old Massachusetts girl in her care two years ago. She has pleaded not guilty. Photograph: AP Photo/Charles Krupa, Pool

A judge in the case of Irish nanny Aisling Brady McCarthy told prosecutors she wants to speak with the attorney for the Massachusetts Medical Examiner(...)

The only piece of contingency planning for most visitors’ is to bring plenty of cash, says Patrick Tuite from Co Meath.  Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images 1:54

Ann Knox will never forget the 12 days she spent in Greece in July 2015. Not because the banks closed, the economy went into freefall and the country (...)

More than 100 data protection breaches involving sensitive personal information held by the HSE occurred over the past year. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

More than 100 data protection breaches involving sensitive personal information held by the Health Service Executive (HSE) occurred over the past year(...)

Pearl River take away in Phibsborough, Dublin 7 which was issued a closure order last month. Photograph: Google street view

Eight businesses were served with closure orders last month for violations of food safety regulations. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI) se(...)

Pictured are (left to right) Pat O’Doherty, CEO, ESB; Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Alex White;  Taoiseach Enda Kenny; Sean Atkinson CEO, SIRO; and Anne O’Leary, CEO, Vodafone at the launch of SIRO.

Bandwidth-hungry businesses and consumers around the country received welcome news recently with the launch of Siro, the new joint venture between ESB(...)

Sandra Higgins (34) of The Beeches, Drumgola Wood, Cavan town, denies the charge. Photograph: Court Collins.

A child-minder is to go on trial for a second time next May accused of causing serious harm to a ten-month-old baby. Registered child-minder Sandra Hi(...)