The site of the N2 bypass bridge near Slane, Co Meath. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

At €6 billion, the surprise in the capital allocation for road building in the Government’s investment plan is not what is included, but what is left (...)

A Donegal fish factory  has had its permit suspended on the eve of the herring season. File photograph: Thinkstockphoto

Gardaí and the Sea Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) are investigating weighing systems at a Donegal fish factory which has had its permit suspen(...)

Red Cliff House has had quite a history. Perched at the the water's edge on the Dingle Peninsula, it offers 180-degree views from Inch Beach round (...)

FIVE PREHISTORIC SITES IN BRITAIN   The recent discovery of a “superhenge” of nearly 100 standing stones near Stonehenge has left arch(...)

A map of the area surrounding Rossbeigh strand in Co Kerry. Photograph: Google Maps

Seventeen houses are effectively cut off this morning after a road slippage on cliffside overlooking Rossbeigh strand in Co Kerry. County council area(...)

Nina Panagopoulou at home in Dublin: ‘Being in a foreign country, away from Greece, I was treated like I was an expert: a politician or an economist.’ Photograph: Sara Freund 3:02

Nina Panagopoulou: arrived from Greece, 2012   Before moving to Ireland, Nina Panagopoulou often felt uncomfortable telling people she(...)

Several parties are interested in acquiring the troubled bottled mineral water company Kerry Spring Water, the High Court was told Monday. In July, (...)

Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh with his son Micheál and grandson Aengus. Photograph: Don MacMonagle 5:12

In conversation with Catherine Cleary:  I would say picnics came to the GAA with the coming of motor cars. On the day of a big match there(...)

Trivago reports Dublin as ninth most expensive city in Europe for hotel stays this month, based on the 50 most popular cities on its website.

Average Dublin hotel prices in August have “surged” by 28 per cent on last year to €168, making it the ninth most expensive city in which to stay in E(...)

Carrauntoohil, Co Kerry   Start: Leave Killarney by the N72. At Fossa turn left. Pass signs(...)