Bright Light Studio Fermoy Dance School with Luxe dancing at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City. Photograph: Clare Keogh 1:51

DUBLIN Many native Dubliners are ambivalent about the St Patrick’s Day parade. Many have seen it so many times before. Others associate(...)

Road Safety Authority chairwoman Liz O’Donnell has insisted she enjoys a good working relationship with Garda management despite criticisms by her predecessor Gay Byrne about  inadequate traffic enforcement levels. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times.

Road Safety Authority chairwoman Liz O’Donnell has insisted she enjoys a good working relationship with Garda management despite criticisms by her pre(...)

Former Labour TD and Limerick mayor Frank Prendergast will be laid to rest on Monday. Photograph: Pat Langan

Former Labour TD and Mayor of Limerick Frank Prendergast will be laid to rest on Monday.The 81-year-old died following a battle with cancer last Thurs(...)

The death has taken place of former Labour Party TD and mayor of Limerick Frank Prendergast at the age of 81.  Photograph: Pat Langan

President Michael D. Higgins has paid tribute to former Labour Party TD and mayor of Limerick Frank Prendergast who has died at the age of 81.Mr Prend(...)

O’Donovan Rossa’s Christopher McGuinness and Deaglin Murphy celebrate victory over Kilburn Gaels in the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Final at Croke. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

On Sunday Antrim open their home league campaign with the visit of All-Ireland semi-finalists Limerick. A week ago, Kevin Ryan’s team defied most pre(...)

Tralee District Court has heard a claim that theft is “not a very serious matter . . . in Romania”, during a bail hearing for an alleged iPhone theft. File photograph: Getty Images/Stockphoto

A defence solicitor claimed that theft was “not a very serious matter . . . in Romania, ” at a district court in Kerry, during a bail hearing for his (...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill and director general Páraic Duffy at the launch of the director general’s annual report in Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Paul Mohan/Sportsfile

Speaking at the launch of his annual report, GAA director general Páraic Duffy answered a question about whether he felt the association was held answ(...)

Wind warnings have been put in place until Monday at 9am. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued orange and yellow weather warnings as heavy winds are expected to increase as the day goes on. Exposed western coastal a(...)

Gardaí have preserved the scene on Parnell St, Limerick, where the body of a 2-year-old boy was found. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times/File photo

The body of a two-year-old boy was found in an apartment in Limerick on Saturday afternoon. Gardaí and emergency services were responding to a (...)

Christopher Carragher, a sixth year student from Our Lady’s Secondary School in Co Monaghan, pictured at SciFest earlier this year with his Memory Buddy automated system.

Self-portraits, or selfies, have become the most popular genre of photo, with Twitter declaring 2014 the year of the selfie. But what drives people to(...)