Brendan Howlin, Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, and Michael Noonan, Minister for Finance speaking to media. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

The Government has announced details of a new capital investment plan for counties Cork and Kerry. Six Government ministers attended an ev(...)

 Staff  at The Greenhouse, Dublin, celebrate their new Michelin star. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

More tourists and increased consumer confidence are some of the reasons cited by Ireland’s Michelin-star restaurants for the “significant upturn” they(...)

During the year, Coillte planted 15 million trees on 6,200 hectares of land

Coillte, the State-owned forestry company that on Thursday reported improved sales and profits, is undertaking a strategic review of all aspects of it(...)

The homepage of the Ashley Madison website. Per capita only the Swiss and the Spaniards exceed us Irish as Ashley Madison “love rats”

I think we all know by now that when the technology world touches the real world, there are security risks inherent in the overlap. Hence we have t(...)

The LÉ Eithne completing the rescue of dozens of migrants off the coast of Libya on Thursday. Photograph:   Irish Defence Forces

Irish naval vessel the LÉ Eithne completed the rescue of 201 migrants off the coast of Libya on Thursday. The Irish Flagship received an alert at 8am (...)

Patrick Davitt, chief executive at the Institute of Professional Auctioneers and Valuers, appearing at the Banking Inquiry on Wednesday, May 13th, 2015.

The negative equity crisis is a “very very unfortunate” element of the economic crash, but property valuations were carried out on the basis of a spec(...)

Roy Webster has appeared before Bray District Court charged in connection with the murder of mother-of-three Anne Shortall (47) in Co Wicklow. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

A 38-year-old man has appeared before Bray District Court charged with the murder of mother-of-three Anne Shortall (47).Roy Webster arrived at Bray D(...)

Hannah Barwinska, Natalia Gil and Veronika Blaszczak (all age 11 from Polish School SEN) participate in the Brighter Futures pageant during the St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin last Tuesday. Photograph: Barbara Lindberg.

June 18th, 2012, and Market Square in Poznan, Poland, is thronged. It’s the last chapter in what has been a whirlwind summer romance between the Poles(...)

Graham  Dwyer is charged with murdering Dublin childcare worker Elaine O’Hara (36) in Co Dublin on August 22nd, 2012. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The sister of Elaine O’Hara has told the murder trial of south Dublin architect Graham Dwyer that Ms O’Hara was “quite naive, [and] very trusting of p(...)

The Sex Workers Alliance  criticised the new Criminal Law (Sexual Offences) Bill at a candlelit vigil outside Leinster House.   Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

The Government’s new laws for prostitution will endanger sex workers and do nothing to reduce sex trafficking, representatives of the Sex Workers Alli(...)