Met Éireann is predicting 40-70mm of rain for Cork between Sunday morning and Monday morning. File photograph: Aidan Crawley/Bloomberg

Get your umbrellas at the ready as Met Éireann has issued rainfall warning for most of Munster. A status orange rainfall warning is valid from Sunday(...)

Leinster’s frontrow forward Peter Dooley in action against Scarlets last October in the Guinness Pro12. Photograph: Simon King/Inpho

Peter Dooley’s rugby career has been shaped, literally and figuratively, by a number of individuals including Seá n O’Brien, Gerry Murphy, Daniel Dav(...)

Horror films have always thrived on scenes featuring everyday objects moving in ways that simply shouldn’t be possible. The table raises itself off(...)

Sometimes planning restrictions can be a blessing in disguise, though architects may beg to differ. One of the conditions attached, when planning wa(...)

Minister for Jobs and Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton

The former management team of the Jacob Fruitfield Group has established a new Drogheda-based biscuit business, which will employ 100 staff when fully(...)

Tuesday was the warmest day of the year so far, with readings of almost 19 degrees recorded in some inland meteorological stations.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Temperatures are set to tumble over coming days as clouds and scattered showers replace the near-tropical conditions of late.Following highs of 18 deg(...)

People enjoy the sunshine at Merrion Square Park, Dublin, on Tuesday April 7th. Met Éireann said Tuesday was the hottest day of 2015 so far. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Tuesday was the warmest day of the year so far according to Met Éireann, with highs of almost 19 degrees recorded in some places.Midland counties saw (...)

Anne Graham has been appointed as the new chief executive of the National Transport Authority  following the retirement of Gerry Murphy.

The National Transport Authority (NTA) has appointed Anne Graham as its new chief executive following the retirement of Gerry Murphy. Mr Murphy, the a(...)

Cash fares on Dublin Bus will go up by over 7 per cent while Luas fares will rise by more than 6 per cent from
November 1st. Short hop tickets on Irish Rail will climb by over 9 per cent while Bus Éireann fares will rise by an average of 5 per cent . Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Users of public transport will be forgiven a weary “not again” this morning after the National Transport Authority (NTA) announced it had once more sa(...)

On Sunday afternoon Beatrice Berrut calmly revelled in multiple layers of genius and beauty

If you’re a festival director performing in your own festival, you’re like a player-manager in football: the sole aim of your team selection has to(...)