Security staff check commuters’ identification  at the train station at Kastrup airport in Copenhagen,  the last Danish stop before Sweden. Photograph: Nils Meilvang/AFP/Getty Images)

Being an eyewitness as Europe’s borders start to close has been a weird and worrying experience. I’m originally from Co Meath, then lived in Dublin(...)

An Bord Pleanála has refused permission for a huge wind farm in north Meath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Planning permission for a controversial €240 million wind farm development at in north Meath has been refused by an Bord Pleanála. Element Power had (...)

  Maurice Gaffney: “I owe a lot to my colleagues. They have made me happy and have always been reliable.”   Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

When he was called to the Irish Bar, back in 1954, there were about 250 barristers in the Republic, of whom about one-fifth were senior counsel, and t(...)

Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Fine Gael Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. The (...)

Dublin footballers celebrate their third All-Ireland victory in five years at Croke Park last September. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ten years ago, then GAA director general Liam Mulvihill said in a section subtitled ‘Dublin’ that the “excellent work being done in Dublin is evident (...)

An array of illegal branded cigarettes and tobacco seized in the State in the past week. Photograph: Revenue

A total of more than 9.5 million cigarettes have been seized as part of intelligence-led operations in the State in the last week. Revenue officers (...)

This will be the second data centre the company has built outside the US – the first was Lulea in Sweden, which opened in 2013

Facebook has confirmed it will proceed with the construction of a new data centre in Co Meath. The €200 million centre, which is planned for a site(...)

Meath captain Donal Keogan lifts the Bord na Móna O’Byrne Cup after the final at  Páirc Tailteann, Navan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

O’Byrne Cup final Meath 1-17 Longford 1-11 Having finished their Leinster championship last summer with that morale draining defeat by Westmeath, M(...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald: his changes in the panel and backroom personnel  has raised optimism in the county. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY McKenna Cup final Derry v Tyrone, Athletic Grounds, 7.30 – Tyrone have been the driving force in this competition since it was resumed in(...)

Travellers protest outside Louth Co Council offices in Dundalk after the evictions of 23 familiesfrom Woodland Park halting site last week. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Louth County Council offices were bolted shut yesterday and the council’s officials were staying quiet on the ongoing controversy concerning the Trave(...)