The dead female hen harrier found in Co Kerry. Photograph: Department of Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

An investigation has begun after a young hen harrier was shot dead in Co Kerry. The rare female bird of prey was being followed by thousands of people(...)

Dangerous road conditions have been reported this morning due to ice, with black ice reported in Co Roscommon and Sligo. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dangerous road conditions have been reported this morning due to ice. Conditions are especially poor in Co Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, and Roscommon, whe(...)

The median LTV ratio for Irish owner-occupier mortgage holders was found to be 72.9 per cent, nearly twice the euro zone equivalent

Once touted as the golden generation, those who joined the workforce as the Celtic Tiger began to roar in the late 1990s are now being written off as(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh in McKenna Cup action recently. The veteran is named at full forward to face Monaghan at Healy Park. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday (7.0 unless stated) ALLIANZ FOOTBALL LEAGUE Division One Tyrone v Monaghan, Healy Park – Bit of a shake-up in the Tyrone camp in (...)

Comedian Tommy Tiernan returns to Vicar Street this Friday and Saturday with his Out of the Whirlwind show. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Super Bowl XLIXIf you’re distraught at the prospect of being stranded five thousand miles from what is arguably the world’s greatest sporting spectacl(...)

Walkers on Divis mountain in Belfast struggle with snow. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images. 1:40

More snow is forecast to sweep in over the weekend and early next week as temperatures plummet across the country. All areas will feel the chill from (...)

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Question: I’m going for a weekend away with my new boyfriend. It’ll be the first time we’ll be together, so to speak. He’s never seen me in anythin(...)

Pádraig MacLochlainn TD, chairman (front), and Derek Nolan TD, vice chairman, Oireachtas Joint Committee on Public Service Oversight and Petitions, visiting  the Great Western House direct provision centre in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The Ombudsman’s jurisdiction should be extended to the direct provision system for asylum seekers, an Oireachtas committee delegation has said.Adminis(...)

Detail from ‘Une Parisienne’ by Ernest Ange Duez

Results: Sunday (January 18th) Dolan’s Art Auction House, Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. Towards the Lake Isle of Innisfree by Arthur K Maderson(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh: will be hoping to build upon the county’s recent All-Ireland successes at U-21 level. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho
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Saturday Waterford Crystal Cup (Munster SH) semi-finals Cork v Clare, Mallow, 1.0 – Cork make the customary raft of changes, resting Pau(...)