President Michael D Higgins participates in the commemoration ceremony. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins, Taoiseach Enda Kenny and members of the Cabinet were among those present this morning for the annual Arbour Hill Easter R(...)

Cllr William Lavelle said the point of his motion was to examine the possibility of augmentation and that no matter how hard the council staff work on the problem of litter they could not meet the challenge. Photograph: Alan Betson

The manager of South Dublin County Council has said the debate around outsourcing key services is one that will repeatedly rai(...)

An altar of French limestone was discovered after the fire at St Catherine’s Church on Meath Street, Dublin.  Photograph: Alan Betson

On a bitterly cold afternoon just two days into the new year of 2012, firemen prised back the doors of St Catherine’s Church on Meath Street, Dubli(...)

I n his final Lenten message, Pope Benedict XVI invited reflection on “the love God has for us ” (1(...)