A woman walks through flood water in Cork city last week. The city is considering a plan to spend up to €100 million on measures including erecting up to 12km of protective barriers on the city’s quays. Photograph: PA Wire

A major flood relief scheme for Cork costing up to €100 million and aimed at preventing a repeat of this week’s severe flooding in the city will co(...)

Martina Sheehan, who was just over 36 weeks pregnant and driving the family car when another car crashed into her, after her action for damages yesterday. Photograph: Collins

A baby, who was injured in a car crash two days before she was born, was yesterday awarded just under €18,000 in the Circuit Civil Court for personal (...)

The OECD said Ireland’s position on the pensionable age may not go far enough.

The Government will have to raise the future retirement age past 68 with mandatory enrolment in private pension schemes if it is to ensure sust(...)

We’re living longer and are likely to continue to do so and bond yields are at historic lows which means the cost of providing pensions is higher than it has ever been.

Ireland’s pension system may be delivering for the current generation of retirees but the outlook in the absence of major reform is bleak, if t(...)

The Killers: due to play in the Phoenix Park on July 13th.

The first of two public consultation meetings in advance of the proposed Phoenix Park concerts will take place tomorrow night. (...)