The college’s programme in Bahrain has been accredited for five years by the Irish Medical Board. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland programme in Bahrain has been accredited by the Irish Medical Council for a period of five years following (...)

Mary Sutton from Atlantic Philanthropies and Taoiseach Enda Kenny at the launch of the Irish National Dementia Strategy at Government Buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has unveiled a €27.5 million national dementia strategy that will focus on shattering the stigma of the diesase and supporting co(...)

The sarcophagus covering the damaged fourth reactor at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant is seen behind a radiation sign. Jim Kavanagh, winner of Ireland’s Charity Hero of 2014, established his Volunteer Outreach Group affiliated to Adi Roche’s Chernobyl Children International in Co Kilkenny in the early 90s. Photograph: Gleb Garanich/Reuters

An Irish man who has spent the last two decades helping alleviate the suffering of children and adults in psychiatric institutions across Belarus and (...)

Katie Taylor  with brothers Gearóid (9) and Oisín (8) Murphy from Greystones at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin 2:44

At this stage Katie Taylor could only surprise us if she lost a fight but if the story is familiar, it still draws the crowds. The five-time world cha(...)

Sir Anthony O’Reilly. Photograph: Alan Betson

Susan O’Reilly, the former wife of Sir Anthony O’Reilly, has died in London. Ms O’Reilly, née Cameron, married the Irish businessman in 1962. The pair(...)

Former District Court Judge Heather Perrin, arriving at the Criminal Courts of Justice to be sentanced after being convicted for attempting to decieve an elderly friend out of half of his 1 Milliion Euro Estate. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A disgraced former district court judge is facing being struck off for a second time following a Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal on yesterday. In 201(...)

Former district court judge Heather Perrin, at the Criminal Courts of Justice for her original case. Also in the photograph is Cahir O’Higgins, solicitor (left), and husband Albert Perrin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A former district court judge sent to prison for deception faces two allegations of professional misconduct. The Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal is h(...)

A security alert was called in Dublin Airport this afternoon following an incident on board an Aer Lingus flight from Milan. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A man is due in court tomorrow morning in connection with an alleged false Ebola threat on board an Aer Lingus flight. Three airline passengers were a(...)

Lake in Blanchardstown where a boy died after going with a friend to help another who got into difficulty while swimming. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

A boy (13) has died after attempting to help a friend who had gotten into difficulties while swimming near an apartment complex in Dublin on Friday. R(...)

 Blue Flag awards are in recognition of high water quality, safety provision and infrastructure across 5,000km of Irish coastline. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eighty Blue Flags have been awarded by An Taisce to beaches and marinas across the State - six more than last year.The awards are in recognition of hi(...)