A survey has found that 23 per cent of people in Dublin do not to lock their front door.  Photograph: Getty Images.

A fifth of Irish people rely on neighbours and family to look after their unattended house rather than buying an alarm, new research has shown.A surve(...)

Met Éireann has predicted showers in Ulster, Munster and Connacht will spread to the east on Tuesday. Photograph: Paddy Whelan/The Irish Times

Snow fell in Northern Ireland on Tuesday morning as Met Éireann forecast widespread heavy showers for the Republic.Snowfall was reported in Coleraine,(...)

A bulldozer clears a route through the snow for motorists in the Dublin mountains near the Hell Fire Club towards the Sally Gap. File image: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Westerners may have to trade the sunglasses for galoshes over the coming days with snow and rain set to replace the high temperatures of the last week(...)

Met Éireann says this morning’s fog and frost will clear, with sunny spells and dry conditions expected later on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Met Éireann predicts that this morning’s fog and frost will clear by the afternoon, with sunny spells and dry conditions expected.The forecaster says (...)

Tullaghoge Fort, Co Tyrone. An archaeological bid to discover more about the hilltop where Ulster chieftains were crowned 700-years ago has uncovered artefacts dating back more than 7,000 years. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

An archaeological bid to discover more about the hilltop where Ulster chieftains were crowned 700-years ago has uncovered artefacts dating back more t(...)

Tributes have poured in for Oisín McGrath (13), who died after being injured while playing football on his lunchbreak

Teachers and fellow pupils of a teenage boy who died after he was injured during a playground incident have said they are profoundly saddened.Oisín Mc(...)

Morning rush hour disruption on the N 11. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Overnight frost has resulted in black ice forming on major routes in many areas, with the AA advising drivers to take extra care. It reports the M11/N(...)

British soldiers during the Battle of the Somme in 1916. An Italian translation of Frank McGuinness’s “Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme” was performed last week in Florence. Photograph: Lieut E Brooks/Imperial War Museum via Getty Images

Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme by Frank McGuinness was at the centre of a remarkable cultural and intellectual collaboration la(...)

 British soldiers eating hot rations in the Ancre Valley during the Battle of the Somme, October 1916. Photograph: Lt E Brooks/ IWM via Getty Images

A unique first World War culture flourishes in Northern Ireland. A tour of the working-class streets in loyalist parts of Belfast will offer the vi(...)

Donegal 0-10 Cork 1-5 Cian Mulligan produced a sparkling performance as Donegal survived a blistering Roscommon fightback in the closing minutes of (...)