Go Walk: Rinn Duin Peninsula Map: Ordnance Survey Discovery Series Sheet 40 Start and finish: The car(...)

Garda image of the silver Nissan X-Trail 4 x 4 the alleged abductor was driving. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A 35-year-old man remained in Garda custody on Thursday night where he was being questioned over allegations he attempted to abduct a young girl in Co(...)

Victor Nealon (seated), Barry George (L) and Martin Foran (R)  after a protest in Westminster at the Global Law Summit in the Queen Elizabeth II Centre which has marked the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta Photograph: Mark Hennessy

The 800th anniversary celebrations of Magna Carta are an insult, Irish victims of miscarriages of justice have declared. For Dublin-born Martin Foran(...)

 Minster for Business and Employment Ged Nash. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Hotel operators have said that the re-introduction of wage -setting mechansims inthe sector to determine pay and conditions for staff would jeopardise(...)

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash: said study into the extent of zero-hour contracts would be extended  to look at low-hour contracts for those working eight hours or fewer per week. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Minister for Business and Employment Ged Nash has said he will not shirk from tackling zero-hour or low-hour job contracts if it is considered that(...)

Fine Gael’s John King is polling well in the Mountmellick/Borris -in-Ossory district

Sinn Féin are poised to gain an extra seat in Laois with the wife of TD Brian Stanley, Caroline Dwane Stanley, doing well in the tallies in the Port(...)

Inside the GPO, Easter Week 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives.

The myriad of personal stories contained in the Military Service Pensions Collection will open a new window on the 1916 to 1923 period in Irish histor(...)

A group tour of Salzburg in Austria, birthplace of Mozart and setting for The Sound of Music, also includes a visit to a ski resort and a concert
12 getaways of Christmas

A Wales of a timeIf you’re looking to take the kids away somewhere not too far, but still a world away, bag yourself a luxury lodge at Bluestone resor(...)

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‘Breathtaking, belly-shaking good times’ Heather Greenwood Davis Writes at Globetrottingmama.com. She and her family were named travelle(...)

A second Irish Examiner poster, erected in Limerick after the first was torn down. Picture: Mike Cowhey

There have protests in Limerick and Kerry over a billboard advertising campaign promoting the Irish Examiner which has prompted more than 20 complaint(...)