The scene at Lower Baggot Street in Dublin where a fire broke out at an ESB substation. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Four units of Dublin Fire Brigade have brought a fire at an underground ESB substation off Lower Baggott Street in Dublin under control. A spokesma(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams casts his ballot at the Dulargy National School in Ravensdale. Photograph: Caroline Quinn/AFP/Getty Images

Gerry Adams may have had his battle bus touring the countryside on the campaign trail, but when it comes to actually getting the vote out, you can’t b(...)

Hermes head coach Rudi Wortmann: his Hermes side has 13 wins and a draw out of 14 matches so far this season. . Photograph: Inpho

MARY HANNIGAN We haven’t even seen the back of February and already Hermes have qualified for European competition next season by winning phase one(...)

Just six points currently separate the teams in second to seventh places in the Women’s Hockey League. Photograph: Ryan/Byrne/Inpho.

There hasn’t been much doubt since early enough in the campaign that Hermes would qualify from the Hockey League for the end-of-season Champions Trop(...)

The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission ordered Topaz to sell Esso’s 50 per cent stake in a fuel terminal in Dublin Port as a condition of being allowed to buy Esso. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Texaco owner Valero Ireland and Applegreen are understood to be in the running to buy the wholesale business that service station operator Topaz must (...)

The ship carrying 20,000 German rifles and ammunition to be used in the Easter Rising, the Aud, was intercepted and scuttled by its crew.

British authorities seized German attaché Franz von Papen’s financial records confirming espionage activities in the US. These included records of 126(...)

David Keogh celebrates with his team mates after scoring against Monkstown on Saturday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Glenanne produced the shock of the men’s EY Hockey League season to date as they stunned Monkstown 3-2 at the Merrion Fleet Arena, ending the reignin(...)

Elena Tice: the 17-year-old from Loreto, a cricket international at 13, has been included in Ireland’s hockey squad.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

When a player called up to the Irish senior panel has a 1997 date of birth, time is moving a little too fast. But having made her cricket debut for I(...)

 Maureen Smith with her son Seán and grandson Noah (12) in Sandymount, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Maureen Smith, 77 Growing up in Farney Park in Sandymount, Dublin 4, the street was Maureen Smith’s playground. “In winter, I was roller-skating all o(...)

Coroner for South Cork Frank O’Connell has  adjourned the inquest into the death of Olivia Dunlea (36) until Darren Murphy’s appeal against his  conviction for her murder is concluded. Mr O’Connell  listed it for review in January 2016. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An inquest into the death of a 36-year-old mother of three has been adjourned after a coroner heard her boyfriend at the time of her death has appeale(...)