Perseid meteor shower over Drombeg Stone Circle, Glandore, West Cork, Ireland. Photograph: Emma Jervis Photography

Astronomy Ireland is encouraging people to see the ongoing Perseid meteor shower, which will be visible in the Irish night sky until tomorrow. (...)

Emily Casey (18), from Dalkey, Co Dublin pictured leaving court  after the High Court approved €4.75m payment to her following a High Court action. Photographs: Collins Courts

A teenage girl left paralysed after undergoing surgery on her spine at a Dublin hospital six years ago has received an apology in the High Court. The(...)

The Lurgan attack is the latest perpetrated by dissident republicans who have sought to destabilise the peace process in the North by targeting, and in some cases killing, members of the PSNI.

PSNI officers were lured into the vicinity of a no warning bomb that exploded by dissident republicans who were intent on murdering them, senior offic(...)

Luciano Pavarotti’s Modena home is now open to the public as a museum. Photograph: Alpha

Tutto Pavarotti Luciano Pavarotti’s Modena home is now open to the public as a museum (Stradello Nava 8; www.casamuseolucianopavarotti.it; admi(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

A meteorite creates a streak of light  over the north Yorkshire moors at Leaholm, England last Sunday. Astronomy Ireland are ‘desperately’ seeking eye-witness accounts of a fireball that reportedly streaked across Irish skies late last weekend.  Photograph: Steven Watt/Reuters

Astronomers are “desperately” seeking eye-witness accounts of a fireball that was seen streaking across Irish skies on Sunday.According to David Moore(...)

Viewing an eclipse in London in 1999. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire 1:37

How to watch the solar eclipse safely: make a pinhole projectorUp to 95% of sun will be blocked out by moon for about an hour from 8.30am A weak weath(...)

A file image of a PSNI officer inside a police vehicle as petrol bombs are thrown in Belfast. Photograph: Getty

A police officer was injured after trouble flared close to a Belfast interface for a second night.Petrol bombs, stones, bottles and fireworks were thr(...)

  Stephen Hawking giving a talk at this year’s Starmus Festival in Tenerife

It’s September 2014 and I’m wandering around a resort in Tenerife in the dark trying to find a gala dinner. I’m accompanied by a fellow straggler, an (...)

Swirls of green and red appear in an aurora over Whitehorse, Yukon on the night of September 3rd, 2012 in this NASA handout image. Photograph: Reuters/courtesy of David Cartier Sr/Nasa handout

Thanks to an “enormous solar explosion”, people across Ireland may get to see a full display of the Northern Lights tonight. Two solar flares h(...)