Austin Campbell, (left) co-ordinator of Mystreets Drogheda,  pictured with tour guides Oliver Fitzsimons, Martin Reilly, Des Nelson, Luke Kelly, and Cyril Carter, at St Laurence’s Gate, Drogheda, Co Louth. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

H omeless people as tour guides? In a Hitchhikers-Guide-to-the-Galaxy way of looking at the world, it makes sense. Who better to guide one through (...)

Spanish policemen outside the highschool Instituto Joan Foster after an attack which killed a teacher in Barcelona on Monday. Photograph: Toni Garriga/EPA.

A 13-year-old boy has been arrested after a teacher was killed and others injured at a school in Barcelona.Police would not confirm whether the uniden(...)

The Galway Bay Brewery already operates ten pubs selling craft beers alongside other drinks Photograph: PA Wire

Ireland’s first pub dedicated to selling only craft beer will open next week. The Beer Market in High Street near Dublin’s Christchurch is the (...)

It is also hoped the arrival of large cruise ships will attract significant additional footfall in the town from residents; this is estimated at one Irish visitor per passenger. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A planning application for a “next generation” cruise ship berth at Dún Laoghaire harbour will be filed this month in a move expected to bring about 4(...)

Raheem Sterling: are Brendan Rodgers and Daniel Sturridge the sort of role models that are going to lead him to the top of the game? Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

A little over two years ago, Raheem Sterling told the Daily Mail: “I don’t think I’m famous. I suppose a few people know me, but it’s not changed me. (...)

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini: “A big team always has the mentality that it wants to win all its matches.” Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Manchester City visit Crystal Palace tonight for the first of what Manuel Pellegrini has termed the eight cup finals for which his team must raise the(...)

Relatives of the Germanwings Airbus A320 crash victims arrive  to attend a ceremony as rescuers hold flags of the late passengers’ nationalities in the village of Le Vernet. A German Airbus A320 of the low-cost carrier Germanwings crashed on March 24th, killing all 150 people on board. Photograph: Franck Pennant/AFP/Getty Images.

French investigators have ended their search for bodies in the Alps where a Germanwings passenger jet crashed last month, killing all 150 people on bo(...)

‘It is a very male-dominated environment and you need to be quite tough to come through it.’ Chef Dylan McGrath. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill 3:01

Dylan McGrath is holding court in his brand new development kitchen, perched high above traffic-clogged South Great George’s Street. Spring sunshine s(...)

 A French rescue worker inspects the debris from the Germanwings Airbus A320 at the site of the crash, near Seyne-les-Alpes in France. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters

French investigators hope to speed up identification of the 150 people killed in last week’s Germanwings plane crash by digging a roadtrack that will(...)

Policemen and rescuers stand next to a tent used as a DNA extraction centre on Sunday in front of a commemorative headstone in Seyne-les-Alpes in the French Alps. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images 1:53

Reports have suggested the Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had suffered from mental health issues and may have been receiving treatment for vision(...)