“Among lonely hills stands a modern visitor centre, with a bright cafe and art gallery and views over the mountains to the sea.”

The Irish Times is searching for the country’s most impressive visitor attractions, and we want our readers to help, by recommending great ways to (...)

Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

Sashi Buti (19) leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. The former Blackrock College rugby player has pleaded guilty to assaulting and robbing a taxi driver in Inchicore following a night out. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A former Blackrock College rugby player who assaulted and robbed a taxi driver to avoid paying a fare will be sentenced June next.Sashi Buti (19) was (...)

People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett  has claimed that the Dún Laoghaire housing list is growing by 100 cases per month. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The housing list in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, was growing by 100 cases per month, local People Before Profit TD Richard Boyd Barrett told the Dáil.He (...)

 Catherine Byrne TD, will run for Fine Gael in Dublin South-Central in the next general election. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Fine Gael’s Catherine Byrne has put an end to speculation by confirming she will run for the party in Dublin South-Central at the next general electio(...)

File photograph of a ward at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin. A two-year-old child remains in  intensive care at the hospital after falling from the first floor of a building in Wexford. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A two-year-old child who suffered severe head injuries after falling from the first floor of a building remains in a serious but stable condition.The (...)

Prof Ray Kinsella, of Mothers and Fathers Matter. The group has launched a campaign for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Public opinion on same-sex marriage will “swing back to the status quo” as the referendum date approaches, a spokesman for a group supporting a No vot(...)

An inspection at Connolly Hospital in Blanchardstown found two units were majorly noncompliant in eight of the 18 standards tested against. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Patients at a Dublin hospital were exposed to burns risks and unhygienic medication practices, according to a report from the Health Information and (...)

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”

Dublin city councillors have described a suggestion to increase clamping fees by €50 as “crazy”.At a meeting of the council’s Transport Strategic Poli(...)

An IMC cinema logo. A cinema equipment supply company is suing a number of companies in the Irish Multiplex Cinemas (IMC) group over an alleged failure to pay for equipment. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A cinema equipment supply company is suing a number of companies in the Irish Multiplex Cinemas (IMC) group over an alleged failure to pay for equipme(...)