Former crèche worker Luana Lucchesi leaving a hearing at the Employment Appeals Tribunal,  Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A former crèche worker has denied verbally and physically abusing children in her care and said she felt her dismissal from the position in July 2013 (...)

Four men have been arrested in Co Louth in connection with the theft of a caravan from Co Armagh. The men, who are in aged in their late-teens to mid(...)

Increased-frequency Dart services will see trains running every 10 minutes on weekdays from April 10th, Iarnród Éireann has said. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Increased-frequency Dart services will see trains running every 10 minutes on weekdays from April 10th, Iarnród Éireann has said. Northbound and sout(...)

Emma Coffey at the Fianna Fáil Ardfheis at Citywest, Dublin. “I cannot definitively rule out a coalition with Fine Gael.” Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Delegates at the Fianna Fáil ardfheis differed on whether the party should go into coalition with Fine Gael after the general election. But there wa(...)

Two masked men held staff at a county Louth service station at gunpoint during an attempted armed robbery last night. Officers in Dundalk are investi(...)

There were six fires at waste facilities last year and the EPA received almost €40,000 in fines and costs from three waste operators which were brought before the courts after they had breached regulations. Picture Jason Clarke Photography

Poor storage and management of waste at handling facilities is causing an “unacceptable” fire risk, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (...)

A pharmacist is in a serious condition in Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda after being stabbed in a shop in the town  on Tuesday. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times.

A pharmacist is in a serious condition in hospital after being stabbed in a shop Drogheda on Tuesday. A man has been arrested in connection with the i(...)

Con McCarrick, who has died aged 88, was a record-breaking Irish draughts player. He set the world record for the number of simultaneous draughts game(...)

More specialised housing centres are required to help Defence Forces veterans stave off the threat of homelessness, a support organisation has claimed.

More specialised housing centres are required to help Defence Forces veterans stave off the threat of homelessness, a support organisation has claimed(...)

Nepalese victims of the earthquake carry their belongings among debris of homes on April 29th, 2015 in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photograph: David Ramos/Getty Images

The family of Monaghan native Thomas Drumm say he has made contact with home and is safe and well in Nepal following last weekend’s earthquake.Mr Drum(...)