Mary and Michael Hession from Newtown, Clogher,  near Claremorris, Co Mayo, embrace their daughter on her arrival home for Christmas at Knock airport. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

Wearing blue satin and sequins while clutching a teddy bear, Madison McElligott (4) was a princess waiting for a plane. “I’m Elsa from Frozen,”she ex(...)

Could this be your boat? Photograph: Garda/facebook

Missing a boat, trailer, or outboard engine? Well, you could be in luck as gardaí are looking to reunite owners with stolen goods worth about €150,000(...)

The Garda Representative Association said it was aware of cases of gardaí sleeping in their cars to save the money it would cost to travel home. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Rank and file gardaí say reductions in their take home pay in recent years have caused so much financial hardship that some members of the force are n(...)

Northern Ireland Secretary of State Theresa Villiers. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The potential benefits of investing in Northern Ireland will be pitched to an audience of property professionals in London on Monday.The Royal Institu(...)

Will Electric Ireland shed some light on this situation?

John Healy writes to say his grandson has been confronted with a “truly Orwellian situation” when dealing with Electric Ireland. John’s grandson is(...)

One pint of beer counts as two standard drinks, and there are almost eight standard drinks in a bottle of wine.

When offered alcohol, Say ‘When’ Sooner is the message from the Irish Heart Foundation for Heart Month in September.The consequences of drinking more (...)

A file image of pilgrims on Croagh Patrick at sunrise. Photograph: The Irish Times

Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary has warned against double standards when it comes to respect for religions other than Christianity about which, he s(...)

Jim McGuire was a dynamic force in regional journalism in a career spanning more than 60 years.

Jim McGuire, who has died in Ballina, Co Mayo, aged 85, was a dynamic force in regional journalism in a career spanning more than 60 years.McGuire was(...)

 John Parker  (left), believed the issue of violence against rank-and-file gardaí needed to be more urgently addressed than ever. Photograph: Michael McLaughlin

Taser stun guns should be available more widely to respond to the estimated 1,000 attacks carried out on gardaí each year, the Garda Representa(...)

Canon Michael Cassidy, the priest who spearheaded a human rights campaign for Irish migrant workers in the potato fields of Scotland in the ear(...)