Many Christmas tree growers in Co Wicklow have temporary security personnel, motion detectors and hidden cameras to help deter thefts during the busy harvest period.

Gardaí have said their seasonal operation to combat gangs of Christmas tree farm raiders is in “full swing”, with regular air patrols keeping(...)

The typical Irish man does not, apparently, have the looks of Michael Fassbender.

They say beauty is only skin deep. But that may be little consolation to Ireland’s men, who have been ranked among the ugliest in the world. (...)