‘The tulip lady’: Welsh-born writer and author Anna Pavord

Mention the Welsh-born writer and author Anna Pavord’s name to any book-loving gardener and almost inevitably they will say “Ahh, the tulip lady”. (...)

The first edition of JRR Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ has been sold at an auction in New York to an anonymous bidder for £137,000.

A first edition of JRR Tolkien’s The Hobbit has been sold at an auction in New York to an anonymous bidder for £137,000 – twice what it was expected t(...)

Damaris Dickenson who lives in a housing complex in Kelly’s Row, Dublin, which is subject to an evacuation order. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The owners of a Dublin property have consented to a High Court granting an order requiring the residents, including a mother and her four young childr(...)

The number of homphobic motivated incidents and crimes reported to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has risen by 14 per cent year on year.

The number of homphobic motivated incidents and crimes reported to the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) has risen by 14 per cent year on year(...)

The kitchen of the Dark Horse Inn on Georges Quay in Dublin 2 was one of 16 eateries served with enforcement orders by the Food Safety Authority of(...)

Michael Harding at Lough Allen, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell

There is a cocktail called a Tornado. And I know a woman with three children who describes the pain of childbirth as a tornado. And love can often (...)

A CCTV image of the suspect in the stabbing of Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper

CCTV footage of the alleged assailant who repeatedly stabbed Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper has been released by gardaí. The man attacked Cooper as h(...)

Dublin Gaelic footballer Jonny Cooper (24) was so traumatised after being repeatedly stabbed that he could not fully describe the circumstances of the(...)

A man in his 20s has been arrested over an assault in Dublin that has left another man in critical condition in hospital.

Gardaí in Dublin are investigating what they describe as a serious assault which has left a man in critical condition in hospital. The (...)

The sale of part of the former Irish Nationwide Building Society’s €1.8 billion mortgage book by special liquidators Kieran Wallace (above) and Eamon Richardson of KPMG reportedly could be up to two weeks away. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Nama is on standby to take over part of the former Irish Nationwide Building Society’s €1.8 billion mortgage book, the Sunday Times reports. Wh(...)