The scene at Dugort, Achill, where 82-year-old Roger Grainger (inset) died when his car left the road amid flooding

Local people risked their lives in an unsuccessful bid to save clergyman and former TV actor Roger Grainger when his car was trapped in a flash flood (...)

Cork University Hospital has had to cancel all non-urgent elective surgery for the second time in a month because of overcrowding. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cork University Hospital has had to cancel all non-urgent elective surgery for the second time in a month because of overcrowding and a build up of pa(...)

Sinn Fein councillor Chris Andrews: “This is an incredible decision and is just another piece of evidence that the residents have been treated disgracefully.” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Residents of Longboat Quay have been informed by the Revenue Commissioners that they must pay their full rate of property tax, despite being told bef(...)

Labour Party TD Michael McNamara. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Government was forced to vote for the expulsion of one of its backbenchers following a heated Dáil row. Labour TD Michael McNamara refused to res(...)

Minister of State for Rural Economic Development Ann Phelan: Labour needs ‘real numbers’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A group of Labour TDs, including a Minister of State, has said the party should not re-enter a coalition with Fine Gael after the election if it does (...)

 Sinn Féin deputy leader  Mary Lou McDonald. Photograph: Leah Farrell /RollingNews.ie

Sinn Féin deputy leader Mary Lou McDonald has said she would personally contact the developer of the Longboat Quay complex if she had his number. She (...)

 Michael Ingle, one of the residents of Longboat Quay at Leinster House, following a meeting with Minister for Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly. Photograph: Eric Luke

Residents of Longboat Quay, the Dublin apartment complex that needs more than €4 million of remedial fire-safety work, have threatened legal action ag(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan: said council had ‘no direct role’ in relation to Longboat Quay apartment complex. Photograph: Alan Betson

Dublin City Council will not be able to rehouse the residents of the Longboat Quay apartment complex if it is evacuated, council chief executive Owen (...)

Longboat Quay in Sir John Rogerson’s Quay in the Dublin docklands. Photograph: The Irish Times

Residents of the the Longboat Quay apartments in Dublin are facing the prospect of eviction after rejecting a joint offer from Dublin Docklands Develo(...)

Military permits became a  requirement for  entering or leaving Limerick, and the Limerick Soviet of 1919 was set up in response.

The Limerick Soviet of 1919 became worldwide news because of the presence of an international press corps in the city to cover a transatlantic flight,(...)