The  Garda security operation at the funeral of dissident republican Vincent Ryan  at Fingal Cemetery in Dublin

A major security operation around the funeral of dissident republican Vincent Ryan in Dublin saw many armed gardaí on the streets. Ryan, a father o(...)

House rules: Robin Wright and Neve Campbell in the new series of House of Cards House rules: Robin Wright and Neve Campbell in the new series of House of Cards

If we thought election fever would wane now our votes have been cast, think again. For in the midst of the Dáil changeover, and America’s bizarre pre(...)

On a green journey: Michael Kelly of GIY. “It’s not really about self-sufficiency.”
It’s good to be green

Being able to boast solid green credentials is no longer just a nice thing for companies to be able to use in marketing campaigns. Environmental consc(...)

Ite O’Donovan. Photograph: Frank Miller

A 250th anniversary is called a sestercentennial, as you all know.  But I’m fairly sure there’s no word in English for a 260th. So, for that and (...)

The floor section of a damaged balcony is laid on a flatbed truck in Berkeley, California June 16, 2015. Photograph: Reuters

The rot that caused the Berkeley balcony collapse was “produced by a multitude of mistakes during design and construction” of the California apartm(...)

A file photo taken on February 2nd, 1972 shows mourners attending the funerals of the 13 “Bloody Sunday” victims, in Derry. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

A former British soldier who was arrested on suspicion of murdering three civil rights demonstrators in Derry on Bloody Sunday has been released on ba(...)

Irish farmers are confident of quality produce. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

It’s an ill wind that doesn’t blow some good, especially when it is generated by World Health Organisation (WHO), according to some farmers and meat p(...)

Celebrity chef Kevin Dundon and GIY founder Michael Kelly during the AIB Start Up Academy in the Sky and the Ground, Wexford. Photo: Jim Campbell Photography.

Handmade chocolates, craft beer and “grow it yourself” food were some of the business ventures discussed at the AIB Start-up Night in Wexford this wee(...)

Waterford Institute Of Technology president Prof Willie Donnelly said the institute is fully committed to providing leadership in the delivery of the new university. Photograph: Patrick Browne/WIT

Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) has agreed to reopen talks with IT Carlow on a possible merger to get the bid for a technological university i(...)

The seemingly unstoppable thirst for craft beer will be somewhat sated at the Irish Craft Beer Festival this week, which takes place at the RDS fro(...)