President Michael D Higgins and Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, after unveiling a Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

President Michael D Higgins will represent Ireland at events on Monday in Belgium to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the first World War(...)

Building unions have accused Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn of turning a deaf ear to their claims of ill treatment of workers on new school projects.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times.

Building unions have accused Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn of turning a deaf ear to their claims of ill treatment of workers on new school proje(...)

Bin Ennakhil, Marrakech, Morocco €55m This palace is the result of a dream by two builders enamoured with the Alhambra in Grenada. While b(...)

Claudia Bradley, sister of the late Josephine Bradley who was killed in the Talbot Street bombing, attends the Justice for the Forgotten wreath-laying ceremony to mark the 40th Anniversary of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Government is seeking access to documents surrounding the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today at a ceremony to mark t(...)

 Irish Federation of University Teachers  general secretary Mike Jennings: “The people who see themselves as charged with controlling and directing us simply do not respect us.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Department of Education does not respect academics or researchers, and the Higher Education Authority has “gone native”, the general secretary of (...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank executive Pat Whelan leaves the Circuit Criminal Court, Dublin.

Patrick Whelan was an attentive figure throughout the 10 weeks of the first Anglo Irish Bank trial. Whelan, the former head of Irish len(...)

Garda Superintendent Seán Ward of Store Street station and Dublin City Business Improvement District chief executive, Richard Guiney leaving court yesterday after giving evidence

TOM TUITEThe anti-social behaviour problem on Dublin’s O’Connell Street is “out of control” while a “fear factor” is damaging business and putting peo(...)

Reg Collins dries out money after the shop safe in Pamela Scott’s was flooded, on Oliver Plunkett Street, Cork. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The morning after the night before and the trail of debris interspersed with sodden sandbags said all that needed to be said about how Cork city centr(...)

A woman bails out water from a shop in Cork last night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA 1:25

Traders in Cork city centre are counting the cost this morning after a combination of high tides and strong southeasterly winds sent flood waters wash(...)

Rising flood waters on the South Mall in Cork tonight. Photograph: Alan Barry. 1:25

Fresh flooding has hit Cork city centre tonight. Water washed down the South Mall and onto Oliver Plunkett Street in a similar way to yesterday mornin(...)