Tollymore Forest Park. Photograph: Tourism Ireland

For some of us, the very best place to barbecue is in our own back garden. For others, the kitchen cooker starts to look very well located indeed by (...)

Census 2016: The recent social media campaign which urged people to tick ‘No religion’, failed to understand that views on religion are not black and white.  Picture Nick Bradshaw

‘It’s complicated’ is a Facebook relationship status, denoting anything from a relationship on the rocks to one that doesn’t fit standard parameters, (...)

A selfie from Cllr Paddy Meade, who brought defamation proceedings against Mr O’Connor.

A Fine Gael activist has apologised to a Fine Gael Cllr at the High Court over a text message which wrongly alleged the Cllr’s tax affairs were “not i(...)

 The interior of Mountjoy Prison. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The Kinahan-Hutch gangland feud had resulted in extreme violence in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin, recently and urgent action is needed to isolate rival gan(...)

 (L to R) Abdi Mooge, Ciara Lynam, Julie Nguyen and Job Makiese, from St Ronan’s National School, Deansrath, Clondalkin, Co Dublin, at the Yellow Flag awards.

More than a dozen primary and secondary schools have received national recognition for their work in tackling racism and creating a more welcoming env(...)

Gardaí at the scene of the shooting of Michael Barr at the Sunset House pub on Summerhill in Dublin where forensic tests were being carried out on Tuesday  morning. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

When the Kinahan-Hutch feud exploded on to the streets of Dublin in February, Garda Commissioner Noirín O’Sullivan was quick to remind people that Ire(...)

Trevor Giles says Dublin’s dominance is undermining football’s appeal. Photograph: Inpho

As the dust settles on Dublin’s record equalling four-in-a-row in the Allianz Football League, there are concerns that the county’s ongoing domination(...)

Alex White, Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources: he was presented with the 2015 annual report which was launched on Wednesday

Eirgrid has reported pretax profits of €40.7 million for 2015 and has proposed a €3.5 million dividend to the exchequer. The State-owned energy prov(...)

An artist’s impression of the proposed waste-to-energy facility which Indaver is seeking to build at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour.

Plans to build a €160 million incinerator at Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour will lead to traffic chaos because of the increase in the number of heavy goo(...)

Ferndale Road is a leafy, private and upmarket cul-de-sac in Rathmichael, Co Dublin. Number 10, a five-bed mock- Georgian detached property on thre(...)