A 27-year-old man has died after his car crashed into a pole near the village of Legan, Co Longford, at about 11.10pm on Friday night

A 27-year-old man has died after his car crashed into a pole near the village of Legan, Co Longford, at about 11.10pm on Friday night. He was pronounc(...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Scenes like this are NOT expected in Ireland in the coming days. This picture taken on February 26th,shows Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in the snow in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Don’t get carried away with the joys of spring just yet. With March around the corner more snow, hail and sleet is on the way for next week. Wi(...)

Salmon enchanted evening: Noel Clancy celebrated Valentine’s Day with a great springer of 13lb 8oz from Lough Currane

Inland Fisheries Ireland (Ifi) is preparing a National Angling Development Plan (Nadp) which it hopes will provide criteria, support and proposals to(...)

Snowfall in the Midlands has resulted in poor driving conditions. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 0:30

Snowfall and freezing temperatures overnight have resulted in poor driving conditions on a number of routes across the country.Midland counties and so(...)

 The funeral cortage of  Barney McGinley  at St. Mary’s Church, Athlone. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

Local businesses were “unaffected” as gardaí put a major security operation into place for the funeral of Barney McGuinley in Athlone on Monday, sa(...)

Members of the McGinley-Connors wedding party leave the church in Newtownbutler, Co Fermanagh, after the shooting on Wednesday. Photograph: Ronan McGrade/Pacemaker

Gardaí are planning a major security operation at the funeral of Barney McGinley who was shot dead at a family wedding.The removal mass of the 63-year(...)

Correspondence between religious  congregations and the Department of Education, obtained by The Irish Times under the Freedom of Information Act, shows the  orders are taking a firm line against further contributions that would meet the Government’s target of an equal sharing of redress costs. File photograph: Reuters

Religious congregations who have failed to make promised payments to cover their share of institutional redress costs have blamed the shortfall on flu(...)

Lowest temperatures will be -2 to -6 degrees, giving sharp to severe ground frost widely but turning less cold in the north and northwest later. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a status Orange alert with air temperatures set to fall as low as -5 or -6 degrees tonight in Munster and Leinster. It will be (...)

 Philip Reynolds with his wife Anne. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Philip Reynolds, son of former taoiseach Albert Reynolds, has confirmed he was recently asked to consider running in the next general election by m(...)