Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams said the Labour Party leader helped negotiate the programme for Government.  File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has accused Tánaiste Joan Burton of being the “architect of austerity” at a gathering on Saturday. Mr Adams s(...)

Molly Sterling performs ‘Playing with Numbers’, on the RTÉ Late Late Show Eurosong special

Molly Sterling, a 16-year-old schoolgirl from Nenagh in Co Tipperary, has won Eurosong on the The Late Late Show and will represent Ireland at the 60t(...)

Jack Powell and his dog Trixy from the book Nenagh: This Must be the Place. Photograph: Pádraig Ó Flannabhra.

Jack (Ginger) Powell, who has died at 101, was Europe’s longest-serving vet when he retired from practice after 75 years. Set in his ways when it came(...)

Mary Stokes:   said her son John did not  meet the criterion of having a father or brother in the school, as he was the oldest in his family and his father had not attended the school. Following a lottery process, John was not admitted and instead went to another school. Photograph: Collins/Courts.

The Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal arising out of a secondary school’s refusal to enrol a teenage boy from the Traveller community. In proceed(...)

Waves  at The Great South Wall at Poolbeg in Dublin. Met Eireann has issued orange and yellow wind warnings to last until 10am on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times/File photo

About 4,000 ESB customers across the country are without power following heavy overnight winds and thunderstorms. The worst affected areas are in the (...)

‘If you are discouraging people from calling 999 in the case of a genuine emergency, that is appalling policy that is inevitably geared towards putting human lives at risk,” said Conor Faughnan of AA Roadwatch. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Almost half of the €9.3 million owed to local authority fire services by Irish homes and businesses last year was not paid, figures reveal. Accordin(...)

The body of a man found in suspicious circumstances at a house in Tipperary on Thursday night has been removed from the scene for a postmortem examina(...)

O’Donovan Rossa’s Christopher McGuinness and Deaglin Murphy celebrate victory over Kilburn Gaels in the All-Ireland Intermediate Club Hurling Final at Croke. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

On Sunday Antrim open their home league campaign with the visit of All-Ireland semi-finalists Limerick. A week ago, Kevin Ryan’s team defied most pre(...)

A former stallion groom at Coolmore Stud who claimed his life was devastated by a kick from a mare has settled his High Court action on undisclosed terms. File photograph: Thinkstockphoto

A former stallion groom at Coolmore Stud who claimed his life was devastated by a kick from a mare has settled his High Court action on undisclosed te(...)

Garda Brian Hanrahan: Married father of one has been released from hospital

Two brothers suspected of shooting and robbing garda Brian Hanrahan (30) on the morning of January 27th while he was on holiday in the United States h(...)