Aoife Sugrue and Niall O’Donoghue Pharmacists Aoife (27) and Niall (28) met on a night out in Dublin in 2006, and their first date was to (...)

Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance speaking to media. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government has announced details of a new capital investment plan for counties Cork and Kerry. Six Government ministers attended an ev(...)

The number of Dáil seats has been cut from 166 to 158 and the number of constituencies from 43 to 40. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Big changes in the shape and size of many Dáil constituencies have changed the electoral map of Ireland since the last general election. T(...)

Bryan Sheehan of South Kerry celebrates scoring a goal against Killarney Legion during the Kerry senior football championship final replay at Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney. Photograph: Inpho

Killarney Legion 1-12 South Kerry 1-13 (aet) South Kerry captured their ninth Kerry senior football championship title, when they edged out Kil(...)

Dr James Reilly, who was Minister for Health for more than three years, has made 315 representations since 2011. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and former Minister for Health James Reilly have made more than 300 representations each on behalf of constituents in relation t(...)

Noel, from Castletownshend, West Cork, left Ireland in 2007 on a world-trip with friends intending to return home after 12 months. He was offer(...)

Joe Kernan: “They blew us out of the water last year, they will be wanting to do the same here again, and that’s what we have to be ready for.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The difficulties for this evening’s one-off EirGrid International Rules Test could be seen and heard at Friday’s media conference when all the poin(...)

Emergency services try and clear a tree blocking the road near the Hellfire Club in Co Dublin on Tuesday evening.  Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade via Twitter

About 25,000 homes are expected to be without power overnight after Storm Barney battered the country with winds of up to 125km/h. The number of home(...)

Hanover stadium ahead of the  Germany and Netherlands, which has been cancelled due to security concerns. Photograph: Peter Steffen/EPA

The Germany vs Netherlands friendly soccer match has been cancelled amid security concerns. Hanover stadium, which was due to host the match, was evac(...)

Creevy pier in Donegal Bay:  about one in five businesses in Donegal is related to tourism. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

At least €125 million of the €250 million total the Government proposes spending on tourism should be ringfenced for the west of Ireland, a leading i(...)