Sean O’Rourke, Mary Curtin, Francis C Carty and Colm Boland who were awarded recipients of Life Time Membership of the NUJ at a ceremony in the GPO. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

RTÉ broadcaster Seán O’Rourke has requested that, when the time comes, he is buried with a copy of the Connacht Tribune newspaper. Reflecting on his g(...)

Proposals to integrate Dublin’s disparate rail services have been kicking around for a century or more.

Proposals to integrate Dublin’s disparate rail services have been kicking around for a century or more. But the latest plan – branded “Dart Undergroun(...)

“Donal’s babes”: the Irish Times journalists Maeve Donelan, Nell McCafferty, Mary Maher, Geraldine Kennedy, Renagh Holohan, Gabrielle Williams, Christina Murphy, Mary Cummins and Caroline Walsh. Photograph: The Irish Times

Twentieth-century modernity The “Aeolus” episode of James Joyce’s epic of Dublin life, Ulysses, is set in the office of the Freeman’s Journal (and Ev(...)

A number of current and former media executives will appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry later this month as it continues its investigation i(...)

The Peruvian environment minister Manuel Pulgar-Vidal delivering a speech during the opening of the  20th United Nations Climate Change Conference at Lima, Peru, this month. Photograph: Paolo Aguilar

Frantic negotiations to salvage the UN’s 20th climate conference are running right up to the wire after an earnest plea to negotiators by its presi(...)

John Graby, director of the Royal Institute of Architects in Ireland, said the six members who resigned had “done the honourable thing” in the circumstances.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill.

Two former presidents and four other council members of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland have resigned over what they claim to be seri(...)

Environmental advocates participate in the “People’s Walk for Climate Justice”, a walkathon against climate change in the  Philippines. The latest round of UN climate talks are set to “grind to a halt” unless its joint co-chairs find a way of reconciling serious differences between rich and poor countries. Photograph: Romeo Ranoco/Reuters

The latest round of UN climate talks “will grind to a halt” unless its joint co-chairs find a way of reconciling serious differences between rich and (...)

Cutting speed limits in urban areas to 30 km/h (20 mph) reduces the number of road accidents . Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Cutting speed limits in urban areas to 30 km/h (20 mph) reduces the number of road accidents and the severity of injuries, according to the Institute (...)

It’s a scary moment. If you smile back at the mime clown will you become his next victim? The danger passes when a nearby woman mimes joy at his appro(...)

 US president Barack Obama speaks during the Climate Summit  at United Nations headquarters in New York yesterday.  He  called on world leaders to unite in tackling climate change before it was too late to avert its potentially disastrous consequences. Photograph: Andrew Gombert/EPA

US president Barack Obama has called on world leaders to unite in tackling climate change before it is too late to avert its potentially disastrous co(...)