A spokeswoman said Coillte had carried out an “essential harvesting operation” of Nobel Fir trees  at Hellfire.  Photograph: Eamon McElwee

State forestry company Coillte has defended the recent felling of trees at the Hellfire Club forest in the Dublin mountains. It said the trees in the(...)

Ryan Hunt: “I believe I will have the choice whether to stay in Ireland, or to explore opportunities abroad.”

Ryan Hunt studied economics, politics and law at Dublin City University. Having graduated in 2015, he is now doing a master in laws (LLM) at Trinity (...)

The winning numbers for the Mayo ticket were 7, 8, 18, 28, 35, 39 and the bonus number is 37.

The winner of a Lotto ticket worth almost €3 million has failed to come forward to collect their prize.Winners of the National Lottery have 90-days to(...)

The house in Clarinda Park East, Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin, where a woman died following the fatal assault. Photographer: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

A 65-year-old widow died last night following a stabbing at her home in south Co Dublin.Gardaí are expected to begin a murder investigation this morni(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr James Reilly has indicated that tax reform and job creation will be at the centre of the Government’s forthcoming spring economic statement. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Minister for Children Dr James Reilly has indicated that income tax reductions and job creation will be at the heart of the Government’s spring statem(...)

Minister for Children and Youth Affairs Dr James Reilly has launched a new resource designed to help children and young people going into care.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A new resource designed to help children and young people going into care was launched today by Minister for Children Dr James Reilly. The material, a(...)

Glen Jeffries and George Nolan in Cobh, Co Cork, yesterday, before travelling to Dublin for the water protest. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The Right2Water campaign has outlined its final arrangements for today’s anti-water charges protest which will begin at 1pm outside Leinster House. Or(...)

Minister for Children James Reilly has been urged to address the lack of social workers in the State.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Minister for Children James Reilly has been urged to address the lack of social workers in the State. The Irish Times today reported that more than 9,(...)

Pictured at the Union of Students in Ireland pre-budget submission and education policy platform were:  Kieron Pierson, Sarah O’Shea, Tom Healy, Ciara Murnane, Patrick Maher and Luke Green. Photograph:  Conor McCabe.

The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) has called for student support levels to be maintained in its pre-budget submission and education policy for t(...)

Photograph: Julien Behal/PA Wire

Gardaí believe drugs and cash with a combined value of almost €3 million seized in recent days were owned by two of Dublin’s biggest crime gang(...)