Anti-water meter protesters ‘escort’ meter installation workers in convoy from Rialto, Dublin on February 23rd, 2014. A hunger strike by anti-water charges protesters jailed for refusing to give an undertaking to stay 20 metres away from water meter installations appears to have been abandoned.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

A threatened hunger strike by anti-water charges protesters jailed for breaching a court injunction appears to have been abandoned. The three m(...)

The company reported a pre-tax profit before exceptional items of €2.1 million

Denis O’Brien’s Topaz, which confirmed plans to take over rival Esso Ireland late last year, has announced operating profits of €13.9 million for the (...)

Minister of State Sean Sherlock said  upgrading the N20 road to a motorway was needed to ensure Cork and Limerick continued to grow. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

The upgrading of the main Cork to Limerick road to a motorway is essential for balanced regional development as a counter to Dublin and the east coas(...)

Entertainer and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill known as Panti stops for a selfie with a passerby, at the launch of #ShareTheLove , a crowd funding campaign aimed at securing a Yes vote in the upcoming referendum, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Leo Varadkar showed “bravery” in publicly coming out, entertainer and gay rights activist Rory O’Neill, better known as Panti Bliss, has said.The Mini(...)

David Brannock: aggravating factors far outweighed any mitigating factors, said judge. Photograph: Collins

A 24-year-old Dublin man has been jailed for 12 years for killing a father of three with an ornamental knife, after getting into a row with his daught(...)

Derry Crown Court told Colum Lewis-Canning (55) from Moneyrannel Road in Limavady, took the money from an account owned by a long time personal and professional friend.

The Crown Court in Derry has been told of the demise of the banking career of one of the North-West’s most successful investment bankers who abused hi(...)

The new free-flow junction at Newlands Cross, Dublin, which will accommodate up to 90,000 vehicles each day. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

The Newlands Cross flyover opened to traffic early this morning. Officials on site planned the operation for 3am, allowing the first car to avoid the (...)

 Louis O’Neill addresses staff at a presentation to mark his retirement in the Irish Times newsroom. Photograph: Frank Miller

Louis O’Neill (83), former group managing director and chief executive of The Irish Times, died yesterday at St Vincent’s hospital Dublin following a (...)

Panti Bliss, aka Rory O’Neill, with Anne Doyle at the launch of Panti’s memoir Woman in the Making. Photgraph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill, the entertainer and gay rights activist better known as Panti Bliss, said his newly published memoir was a reflection of a changing Irel(...)

Topaz has an annual turnover of €3 billion and processes one million transactions every month. It employs 1,600 people

Emmet O’Neill has been appointed as chief executive of the petrol station chain Topaz Energy.He will replace Sean Corkery who is to step down from the(...)