A general view of Grafton Street in Dublin 2. Ten people aged between 14 and 19 years have been arrested in connection with a number of robberies, thefts and assaults in the area over the summer months. Photograph: Davd Sleator/The Irish Times.

Ten people aged between 14 and 19 years have been arrested in connection with a number of robberies, thefts and assaults in central Dublin. Seven male(...)

File image of the kind of structural damage pyrite causes in homes. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A housing development under construction in Co Louth will have to be demolished following confirmation that all but one of the homes is contaminated w(...)

A radar image showing rainfall over Ireland at 4pm today. Image: Met Éireann

A weather warning in place for 15 counties earlier today has been lifted as wind speeds drop across the country. However Met Éireann ha(...)

 A garda car at the scene of the fatal stabbing in Drogheda’s Rathmullen Park. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

A woman has been charged with murder in relation to a fatal stabbing in Co Louth early yesterday morning. Paula Farrell (40), appeared in Dubli(...)

A woman holds a photograph of Jill Meagher aloft as people walk along Sydney Road in Brunswick in a peace march to mark the first anniversary of her murder in Melbourne, Australia. Photograph:  Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Thousands of people in Melbourne have marched on the street where Irish woman Jill Meagher was abducted a year ago.Ms Meagher (29), who was originally(...)

A member of the Northern Regional Response Unit stands guard at the site of a diesel laundry plant in Drumacon, Castleblaney, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

Illegal fuel laundering is a “war that is not being fought” by State agencies, leaving Border communities vulnerable to the crime gangs which feed off(...)

US president Barack Obama and vice-president Joe Biden shake hands on arriving at a reception for Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the White House this week. Photograph: Mike Theiler/via Bloomberg

President Barack Obama remarked at the festivities during Enda Kenny ’s visit to Washington DC this week that only a new pope could keep his Ca(...)