Jean-Claude Juncker gives a press conference to announce the attribution of portfolios of European Commissioners-designate at EU commission headquaters in Brussels. Photograph: Olivier Hoslet

European Commission President-elect Jean-Claude Juncker has unveiled the European Union executive for the 2014-2019 period. The team, which mus(...)

An Tánaiste and Labour Party leader Eamon Gilmore. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Senior Labour ministers have said it is too early to make any determinations on the make-up of the next budget. Dampening hopes for indications(...)

Queen Elizabeth is no stranger to Irish. She used it to address guests at a special State Dinner in St Patrick’s Hall Dublin Castle in 2011. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

The British monarchy’s official twitter account (@Britishmonarchy) announced the President’s arrival with a tweet as Gaeilge this afternoon. “T(...)

The front gates of Trinity College were seriously damaged in the incident. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times 0:40

A 68-year-old man who was arrested after he rammed his car through the front gates of Trinity College yesterday morning has been released witho(...)

Tony O’Brien, Director General HSE Health Services Executive. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The ambulance service will not have “optimal capability” until the deployment of the planned national control service, the head of the Health Servi(...)

Dublin book event to celebrate capital city in verse and song 2:07

A month-long programme of events celebrating a collection of verse and songs associated with Dublin was officially announced by Lord Mayor of Dubli(...)

Tesco has designated a till at the company’s Headford Road branch for Irish speakers on foot of the positive reaction to the introduction of bilingual signage throughout the shop last summer.

Tesco is considering the introduction of bilingual self-service checkouts across the supermarket chain’s 146 shops in the State. The mov(...)

Robbie the Robot is powered by rechargeable high density lithium-polymer batteries and is controlled via an iPad control interface.

A prototype robot designed by TCD researchers and engineering students for Cork teenager Joanne O’Riordan, who was born without limbs due to a (...)

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan who declared today that he is planning to run the  European elections.  Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan has announced his intention to stand in May’s European Parliament elections. Mr Flanagan, who is an Independent TD f(...)

This screengrab of the video shows the woman being dragged from the middle of the road onto a bus lane on John Street. The officers then drive off in an umarked car.

A video which appears to show PSNI officers leaving an incapacitated woman on a roadside in Derry has been referred to the North’s Police Ombud(...)