Charlie Hebdo on sale at a news stand on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The special edition of Charlie Hebdo magazine commemorating victims of the January 7th shootings in Paris has gone on sale in Ireland following a dela(...)

Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien is not seeking an apology from Labour’s Eric Byrne for commenting on his brother’s situation during a Leaders’ Questions exchange. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times 1:31

Sinn Féin TD Jonathan O’Brien has said he is not seeking a personal apology from Labour TD Eric Byrne, who made a remark about his family during a Dái(...)

The Department of Health is to take action to prevent seagull attacks on maintenance staff. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Maintenance crews at the Department of Health in Dublin are having to run the gauntlet of frenzied seagull attacks and managers are now taking action (...)

Cow’s Lane in Dublin’s Temple Bar where the body of a man in his fifities was found on Friday. Image: Google Street view

A Garda investigation has begun after the body of a man was found on the street in the Temple Bar area of Dublin’s south inner city.Emergency services(...)

A new commemorative stamp recognises the contribution of the 51st BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition, which opens in the RDS on Wednesday. Photograph: Shane O’Neill / Fennells

An post has issued a commemorative stamp to honour the annual BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.Now in its 51st year, the event in Dublin w(...)

Kilkenny Castle: repeated awards show the city is winning the battle against litter. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/Irish Times

Kilkenny city completed a clean sweep of litter awards today as it added top spot in the latest Irish Business Against Litter rankings to last Septemb(...)

Anne Graham has been appointed as the new chief executive of the National Transport Authority  following the retirement of Gerry Murphy.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has appointed Anne Graham as its new chief executive following the retirement of Gerry Murphy. Mr Murphy, the a(...)

A performance by comedian Tommy Tiernan; the First Fortnight mental health festival; and Leinster v Ulster are among the events taking place in Dublin this weekend.
What’s on this weekend?

A guide to what’s on around the country this weekend: First Fortnight An ideal tonic to the new year blues, the First Fortnight creative ar(...)

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(...)