The number of existing active camera zones is 727 across the country’s roads and while 50 existing locations are being removed, some 370 new locations are being identified. Photograph: Frank Miller

More than 300 new locations, the majority on local and regional roads, are to be targeted by mobile speed cameras, and local authorities have been ask(...)

Geraldine Branagan, Phil Coulter and Eamonn Campbell at the funeral at Mount Jerome, Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Jim McCann was “one of the brightest, wittiest, and sweetest men I ever knew,” songwriter Phil Coulter said at the singer’s funeral in Dublin. “He wa(...)

 Jim McCann, former singer with The Dubliners and the Ludlow Trio, has died aged 70.  File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Jim McCann, singer and former member of the folk group The Dubliners, has died at the age of 70.A member of The Dubliners from 1974-1979, Mr McCann al(...)

Getting ready to go on the lash at Forbidden Fruit

‘It’s no good trying to analyse a Kerryman, because if you corner a Kerryman, he’ll change his gait in order to generate confusion. You’ve as much cha(...)

Giro D’Italia riders during a training session on stage one of the 2014 Giro D’Italia. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA Wire

Giro d’Italia eventsCelebrations ahead of the arrival of one of the most prestigious cycling events Giro d’Italia will run in Dublin this weekend. Cyc(...)

Limerick City

The amalgamation of Limerick City Council and Limerick County Council will move one step closer as both local authorities prep(...)

Dublin book event to celebrate capital city in verse and song 2:07

A month-long programme of events celebrating a collection of verse and songs associated with Dublin was officially announced by Lord Mayor of Dubli(...)

Actor Brendan Gleeson signs autographs at the ‘Calvary’ premiere during 64th Berlinale International Film Festival earlier this month. Photograph: Getty

John Butler’s comedy The Stag and John Michael McDonagh’s state-of-the-nation piece Calvary have topped the charts in the nominations for the upcom(...)

Luke Kelly performing in a London club circa 1964. Photograph: Brian Shuel/Redferns

Luke Kelly died 30 years ago today, aged just 43. His legacy consists of his own achievements, and his influence, which lives on in the intonations of(...)

‘We delivered’: Karl Wallace at Siama Tire in Tralee, of which he was director from 2008 to 2013. Photograph:  Eamonn Keogh/MacMonagle

There’s a telling feature in the preview catalogue for this year’s Limerick City of Culture celebrations. The glossy brochure opens with a message (...)