Taoiseach Enda Kenny said Irish Water was “here to stay”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has insisted he is “very happy” with the three-party strategy in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency, where outgoing TD John Perry was(...)

Mayo’s defeat to Cork last weekend was overshadowed somewhat by the controversy regarding Lee Keegan’s concussion at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday (All matches 2pm unless stated) Allianz League Division One Mayo v Dublin, McHale Park, 7.0 – Viewed in a certain way it possibly suits(...)

Dublin defender Philly McMahon celebrates scoring Dublin second goal in the All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo last summer. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

‘Everyone remembers the goals in last year’s semi-final replay between Dublin and Mayo, an encounter memorably labelled by RTÉ’s Darragh Moloney as “t(...)

Theft took place at the Bank of Ireland, Teeling Street, Tubbercurry. Photograph: Google Street View

A 43-year-old man who used a stolen digger to smash an ATM machine containing over €124,000 out of a bank wall has been received a seven and a half ye(...)

A new exhibition features large-format prints of photographs of central Dublin by antiquarian Thomas Westropp in the aftermath of the Rising, including one of the ruins of the GPO taken from Nelson’s Pillar. Photograph: After Easter: Photographs of Dublin in 1916 by Thomas Johnson Westropp

February 4th, 1916 The Irish Times was animated about the state of Irish education in an editorial. The war had exposed faultlines and it cried out (...)

Lines down at Turvey Avenue in Donabate, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Western counties face another battering from high winds on Monday as Met Éireann warned Storm Henry would bring gusts as high as 130km/h. Several hu(...)

Windy Conditions in Dublin in 2013. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a status orange wind warning for western counties with gusts as high as 130km/h expected with the arrival of Storm Henry Sunday(...)

A subsidiary of pharma giant Eli Lilly is to close its manufacturing facility in Sligo with the loss of 100 jobs. Elanco Animal Health said the decis(...)

Strong winds and heavy rain on Wednesday morning will ease and conditions will become colder and brighter. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Motorists have been warned to take extra care on roads due to debris and surface water following heavy rain and strong winds overnight Met Éireann pr(...)

Competitors brave electric shocks during a Tough Mudder race

Over the last 10 years Ireland has become a popular destination for adventure racing and endurance events of all shapes and sizes. Though some of the(...)