Revenue sniffer dog Stella who uncovered a haul of cannabis worth some €840,000 at a post sorting centre in Co Laois. The drugs (right) were concealed in a package sent from West Africa marked as ‘food and spices’. Images: Revenue.

Cannabis worth an estimated €840,000 has been seized at a post sorting centre in Co Laois. Some 42kg of the drug was discovered at An Post’s Portlaois(...)

The campaign against water charges continued on Saturday with some 200 protesters gathering in Dublin to express their opposition to the measure. Image: Zara Zhuang.

The campaign against water charges continued on Saturday with some 200 protesters gathering in Dublin to express their opposition to the measure. Comm(...)

Mental health charity Samaritans is expecting an increase on the 190 calls it dealt with every day throughout the Christmas period last year. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times.

Mental health charity Samaritans is expecting an increase on the 190 calls it dealt with every day throughout the Christmas period last year.As part o(...)

Ciaran Dorney gets a pass away during St Vincent’s Leinster Club Senior Football Championship Final victory over Rhode

St Vincent’s 1-13Rhode 0-6A disappointing AIB Leinster club football final played out in Navan with little to intrigue the disinterested or, for that (...)

A single bed room pictured in Johns Lane West emergency homeless shelter which is a co-operation between Focus Ireland and The Peter McVerry Trust. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

An additional 31 bed spaces are on track to open by tonight to house homeless people in Dublin, with another 10 spaces to follow by the end of next we(...)

A technical examination is underway in a church grounds in Dublin where gardaí made two arrests after finding a replica firearm. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Two men were arrested in Dublin on Friday after gardaí uncovered a replica gun, gloves and a balaclava in the grounds of a church. At about 9.30pm, ga(...)

A homeless man was found dead in a doorway on Molesworth Street in Dublin this morning.   Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

A homeless man has been found dead on a street near Dáil Éireann in Dublin. Gardaí said the man, who was in his 40s, was discovered on Molesworth Stre(...)

‘My Toms, Converse and other similar footwear just don’t keep my feet dry’

Q I’m emailing you with what I think is the eternal Irish man’s dilemma: waterproof shoes. I’m 29, just finished my master’s and prone to wearing s(...)

Gardaí are investigating an incident in which a couple was robbed after arranging a meeting to sell a car in Rush. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A man and a woman were attacked and robbed after arranging a meeting to sell a car in north Dublin on Tuesday. The couple, both in their 20s, drove to(...)

Kitty Joyce, who has died aged 84, was the owner of Cleo, one of the oldest surviving family-run shops in Dublin, famous for its earthy Irish knitwear(...)