Messages of support are continuing to pour in for Derry footballer Aaron Devlin who faces a “crucial 48 hours” as he battles an aggressive strain of meningitis. Photograph: Inpho

Messages of support are continuing to pour in for Derry footballer Aaron Devlin who faces a “crucial 48 hours” as he battles an aggressive strain of m(...)

Minister for Gaeltacht Affairs, Joe McHugh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Comments made by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, in which he outlined his reasons for appointing a non-Irish speaker to the post of Minister of State for Gae(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny: criticised over comments he made about the use of Irish in Gaeltacht areas. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Comments made by Taoiseach Enda Kenny in a radio documentary in which he disputed the decline of Irish as a spoken language in the Gaeltacht and outli(...)

Oneesa McWeeney and Adrian Cahill had a mini-moon in The Wineport Lodge in Glasson before their Mexican honeymoon. Photographs: David Knight Photographer

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Imagine standing in a wooden shack as a winter wind blasts through, trying to picture a restaurant in a place held together with salt and doggednes(...)

Cadogan Enright (51), with his nine-year-old son, Cad Óg, who are hoping to paddle to almost 70 islands on Strangford Lough in order to count butterflies. Photograph: Butterfly Conservation/PA Wire

“I don’t have an X-Box or anything like that,” says nine-year-old Cad Óg Enright. “I don’t mind; I don’t really need them.” That’s always been the way(...)

Senator Marc MacSharry. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Sligo was to the fore on the political radar this week, what with the Cabinet decamping for a day to Lissadell House and Senator Marc MacSharry turnin(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny prior to his address at the MacGill Summer School Photograph: North West Newspix.

Irish emigrants are not returning to the country because they fear they will get “screwed” for tax, Taoiseach Enda Kenny has claimed. Speaking at the (...)

Prof Orla Hardiman said the health system was now completely demoralised. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The health system is now “utterly demoralised and completely broken”, Ireland’s first professor of neurology has said. Prof Orla Hardiman told (...)

Some of the cannabis plants seized by gardaí following searches along the Leitrim/Donegal border. Photograph: An Garda

Two men have been arrested after gardaí seized €1.2 million worth of cannabis products in Co Donegal yesterday. The discovery was made when gardaí fro(...)