Five Dublin students and an Irish-American student were killed when the balcony they were standing on collapsed during a birthday party on Tuesday, June 16th. Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A second Irish student who was among the seven injured in last week’s balcony collapse in Berkeley, California that killed six others has been release(...)

 The funeral of Eimear Walsh, one of the victims of the Berkeley balcony collapse, at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, Foxrock, Co Dublin on June 23rd, 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The father of Eimear Walsh (21) spoke of the terrible feelings of helplessness when he and his family heard the news that his daughter was critically (...)

Mr Deenihan was accompanied by the parents of three of the students who died on Tuesday - Marie and Gerry Culligan, parents of Eoghan (21), Jim and Patricia Walsh, parents of Eimear (21), and Kenneth and Sinead Miller, parents of Lorcán (21). Photograph: Simon Carswell/The Irish Times 3:04

The six Irish students who died in the balcony collapse in California on Tuesday have “become the children of Ireland, ” Minister of State for the Dia(...)

 Paschal Donohoe: connectivity and employment  important issues for  Aer Lingus. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Aer Lingus will not be sold unless “an acceptable price’’ is secured, Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has told the Seanad.Mr Donohoe said many(...)

Analysis shows relatively small rises in tide levels can have huge effect on extent of flooding in Cork city centre. Photograph:  Ger McCarthy

A tidal barrier across Cork Harbour has been ruled out by experts drawing up a plan to prevent a repeat of last week’s flooding in Cork city centre.Ac(...)

Lucinda Creighton: “There is no party and there has been no discussion about setting one up.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Reform Alliance, comprised of breakaway Fine Gael TDs and Senators, has registered with the Standards in Public Office Commission as a “third part(...)

The man is believed to have been travelling in a taxi that crashed on Thursday night. Image: Google Maps

The family of an Irishman killed in Qatar are being provided with consular assitance, the Department of Foreign Affairs has said.The dead man has been(...)

Members of the Cassidy family; (from left),  Eddie, John, Constance, Eleanor, Jane, Harry and Kate, after their Supreme Court win this morning.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The owners of Sligo’s Lissadell House have secured a Supreme Court ruling that there are no public rights of way across most of four routes through th(...)