Human Rights and Equality Commissioner Emily Logan at the launch of the European Network Against Racism Ireland’s new report on racially-motivated incidents in 2014. The body found that there were almost 400 racist incidents recorded in Ireland last year.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Almost 400 racist incidents were recorded in Ireland last year, including 16 racially-motivated assaults, according to a new report.Figures compiled b(...)

Two sections of the Berlin Wall measuring being transported by lorry from Berlin. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It proved a symbol of oppression for many during its former use, however, visitors to Lismore Castle will now be able to appreciate the Berlin Wall in(...)

Research compiled by The Irish Times found that counties with high rates of penalty points suffered fewer road deaths per 100,000 people than counties with low points. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda Assistant Commissioner Derek Byrne has insisted that road traffic enforcement is consistent throughout the country despite findings which drew a(...)

An ambulance was called for the 52-year-old when gardaí made the discovery, but he was pronounced dead at the scene. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the discovery of the body of a 54-year-old man in Waterford have said he died from injuries sustained in a fall. The man’s body w(...)

Bright Light Studio Fermoy Dance School with Luxe dancing at the St Patrick’s Day parade in Cork City. Photograph: Clare Keogh 1:51

DUBLIN Many native Dubliners are ambivalent about the St Patrick’s Day parade. Many have seen it so many times before. Others associate(...)

The jury in the trial of William Moran (20),  charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy, has heard that gardaí were provided with a clip from the film American History X. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The jury in the trial of a Waterford man charged with the 2012 murder of Martin Brophy has heard that gardaí were provided with a clip from the film A(...)

The jury in the trial for the murder of Martin Brophy in Waterford has seen photographs of swelling on the hands of the accused, taken the same week Mr Brophy’s body was discovered. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A jury in the trial of a Waterford man charged with murdering Martin Brophy have been shown photographs of swelling on the accused’s hands taken on th(...)

Teenage Waterford entrepreneur Jordan Casey is interviewed during a break at a conference on European youth in business in Madrid. Photograph: Carlos Lujan/The New York Times

When Waterford’s Jordan Casey takes to the stage to present his technology business, he jumps onto the platform rather than walking up the access ramp(...)

 The LÉ Aoife, the longest serving vessel in the Naval Service fleet, has been decommissioned. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The Naval Service ship involved in recovering the black box from Air India Flight 182 in 1985 has been decommissioned today by Minister of State for D(...)

Ipswich’s Stephen Hunt in action against   Charlton Athletic: his understandable comments sparked a firestorm of abuse.  Photo: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

It didn’t take the firestorm of abuse that erupted in response to Stephen Hunt’s perfectly unexceptional original column to demonstrate yet again that(...)