This year’s Winterval festival in Waterford was the most successful to date, building on the success of last year’s event which brought an additional € 14 million into the local economy in the run up to Christmas, the organisers have revealed.

This year’s Winterval festival in Waterford was the most successful to date, building on the success of last year’s event which brought an additional (...)

The Government has nominated two solicitors for appointment by the President to the district court. Grainne O’Neill (42), the Athlone b(...)

A Metropolitan Police handout photo of Mary Konye who was jailed today for 12 years  leaving a friend scarred for life in an acid attack. Photograph:  Metropolitan Police/PA Wire.

A young woman who had acid thrown in her face by her friend has told how she considered killing herself after suffering life-changing scars as (...)

Dead lambs lie in the snow as farmers Donald O’Reilly and Keith McQuillan search for trapped sheep in snow drifts in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim,  March 26th, 2013. Photograph: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton

Farmers swamped by heavy snowfalls in the North this spring could receive hardship payments by the end of June, it was revealed. Thousand(...)

Dead lambs lie in the snow as farmers search for trapped sheep in snow drifts in the Aughafatten area of Co Antrim last month. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

Northern farmers and the Stormont Executive are braced for a spiralling bill for large-scale livestock losses following last month’s devastatin(...)

Pedestrains caught in snow flurrys in Dublin’s Stephens Green today .Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Temperatures will rise only slightly to 7 or 8 degrees over the long weekend but it is expected to remain largely dry, according to Met Éireann(...)