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(...)

Photograph of Ciara Breen released by gardaí when she went missing in 1997

A man has been released without charge after being arrested on Tuesday in connection with the disappearance of 17-year-old Ciara Breen in 1997. The ar(...)

Gardaí are investigating after a fire in Dundalk which forced the evacuation of a family from their home. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A family was forced to flee from their home in Dundalk, Co Louth after a fire broke out in a derelict house next door.The blaze started in a vacant ho(...)

“If the British left and we didn’t that could be very awkward for the Border counties because you could end up with passport controls and passport inspections at that frontier”

Irish financial services and agricultural exports could sustain a major hit if Britain were to vote to leave the EU, according to economist Colm McCar(...)

SaleSense International in the Finnabair industrial estate in Dundalk is to announce up to 100 new jobs for the northeast. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Sales and customer service specialists SalesSense International will create more than 100 jobs in an expansion that will see it open a new facility in(...)

Martin Smith (23)  admitted five offences including assault, criminal damage and obstructing a garda.

A Co Louth man who struck another man with a pick-axe handle before exposing himself to a female garda in a street has been jailed for three years(...)

 Shane Foley is setting a fast pace in the winter jockeys’ table with 11 winners. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/INPHO

While champion jockey Pat Smullen flies the flag for Ireland in a prestigious jockeys’ challenge in Hong Kong, the runaway leader of Dundalk’s winter (...)

Horses being rescued and crossing the River Slaney, in Enniscorthy, whose banks burst. Photograph: Patrick Browne 2:34

Motorists are being warned to remain cautious this morning despite an easing in the weather conditions which brought flooding to many parts of the cou(...)

Gardaí in Dundalk have warned the public about a stolen handheld x-ray fluorescent metal analyser, which they say is dangerous.

Gardaí have issued an appeal for information following the theft of “dangerous equipment” from a van in Co Louth. Dundalk gardaí are leading th(...)

“I would like to see a proper engagement around what the medicines budget is going to look like not just next year but in four years’ time, five years’ time.” Sandra Gannon, general manager, Ireland for Teva Pharmaceuticals

Which company sells more pharmaceuticals in Ireland than any other? Pfizer, you might say? No. GSK then? Wrong again. In fact, it’s none of the top 10(...)