Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Concerns over the Shannon were easing – at least in Athlone where levels were said to be “stabilising”.

A period of some respite from the recent severe weather can be expected through much of the weekend, according to Met Éireann.Just light winds and som(...)

Residents behind sandbags at Poleberry, Waterford city. Photograph: Patrick Browne
Weather watch

SOUTHEASTResidents and businesspeople along the southeast coast are hoping they are over the worst of the flooding which hit many areas badly on Monda(...)

Niamh O’Brien, daughter of Joe O’Brien, after the verdict. Photograph: Mary Browne

A man who killed a 60-year-old grandfather by subjecting him to a “vicious and sustained” beating after an argument broke out in an apartment has been(...)