Cathal Morgan of the Dublin Region Homeless Executive, right: “For the love of God, please can everyone get behind modular housing?” Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Numerous social housing projects, including to house homeless families, face delays due to “significant objections” from locals, according to a brief(...)

 Gardaí are appealing for information after a 16-year-old died at the Mater hospital in Dublin after being seriously injured in a road traffic incident in Finglas. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Finglas are investigating a fatal incident in which a teenager was hit by a car close to the junction of Tolka Valley Road and St Helena’s R(...)

Cookstown company TES  specialises in water purification and waste-water treatment.

Four days in a boat in the South Atlantic Ocean en route to one of the most isolated islands in the world might not sound like the average commute for(...)

Marquetta Goodwine, known by the Gullah/Geechee people as Queen Quet: “The language hasn’t gone. I like to say that it has just been hidden in plain view.”

On Monday, January 14th, 2013, a curious thing happened at the US Supreme Court – one of the court’s nine justices spoke. That might not seem u(...)

The extraordinary life of Campbell Bruce, who has died aged 87, encompassed an idyllic childhood on the historic island of St Helena in the Sou(...)

Negotiating a  flooded road near Enniskerry, Co Wicklow, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dublin city authorities are awaiting the expected Thursday high tide anxiously, though buoyed by Wednesday’s lower than expected sea surge which fai(...)