The low representation at plenary sessions in the second half of last year reflects the low attendance of two of Ireland’s 11 MEPs, Brian Crowley and Luke Ming Flanagan in the first six months of the Parliament. Photograph: EPA

The attendance rate of Irish MEPs at the European Parliament’s plenary sessions dropped to 76 per cent in the second half of last year, one of the (...)

Numbers 9 and 10 Fitzwilliam Street Lower. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Plans to convert a former hotel on Fitzwilliam Street, opposite the ESB headquarters in Dublin 2, into a homeless hostel, have been approved by Dublin(...)

Gareth Hill denied that he was involved in a feud when he applied for bail on the five charges after being brought before Judge Leo Malone at Cork District Court today. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A 33-year-old man has been remanded in custody with consent to bail after he was charged with a series of offences following a petrol bomb atta(...)

 Ciara O’Connell,  Glenview Park, Tallaght, Dublin. Photograph: Collins/Courts

A High Court judge will rule next week on an action for damages by a woman who suffered arm injuries after a fall at the well-known Dublin nightclub C(...)

A single ticket in Florida has matched all the numbers to win the highest Powerball lottery jackpot in history at an estimated $590.5 million (...)