Senator Mary White says Dublin residents have complained to her about being placed in the wrong postal district. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil Senator Mary White has claimed the new Eircode system is placing householders in the wrong geographical area. She told the Seanad that Dub(...)

Richard Boyd Barrett said Donald Trump had turned out to be somebody who was whipping up an outrageous and dangerous hysteria against the undocumented, including the Irish. Photograph: Collins

Taoiseach Enda Kenny said he “unreservedly’’ condemned remarks about immigrants made by US presidential candidate Donald Trump. “We have 70 million p(...)

 Swimmers bask in  sunshine late last month, at Seapoint, Co Dublin. Met Éireann forecaster Pat Clarke said people should make the best of the good weather this weekend as more cloud and rain is forecast for next week.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Many parts of the country had their coldest September in more than two decades. All parts of the county were colder than normal with temperatures 0.4(...)

British Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn holds the final regional rally in Nuneaton on September 8th. The results of the Labour leadership contest will be announced on Saturday  September 12th. Photograph: Richard Stonehouse/Getty Images

Prime minister Corbyn has a nice ring to it, at least for the more than 100,000 people who marched against Blair’s Iraq war in Dublin. We failed then.(...)

Demolition work at Shannon Free Zone to make way for the major development

Shannon Group has started work on a major redevelopment programme at Shannon Free Zone aimed at making it more attractive for inward investment and jo(...)

 Umbrella weather as heavy rain falls on Dublin, July 26th, 2015. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The summer was wetter and colder than normal almost everywhere, but it was not the worst of recent years. Though it feels like hardly a summer at all(...)

Dolores O’Riordan is facing four charges, including assault, after being arrested at Shannon Airport in Ireland on November 10th last year after flying in from New York. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Singer Dolores O’Riordan is receiving medical care as she awaits trial over an alleged air rage incident, a court has heard. The former Cranberries si(...)

 Cliffs along the Loop Head Peninsula near Kilkee, Co Clare. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

A teenage boy is recovering in hospital with suspected broken legs and other injuries after he fell from a cliff in Co Clare on Saturday. The 14-year-(...)

The scene of the light aircraft crash in Co Waterford on Saturday in which one man in his sixties died. Photograph: John Foley Images

Air accident investigators are examining the scene of a crash where a light aircraft crashed on Saturday night, killing well-known pilot Howard Cox wh(...)

Delta flight DL-73 was travelling from Amsterdam to Atlanta in the US when the crew declared an emergency over Co Leitrim. Photograph: Getty

A passenger jet with almost 400 people on board had to dump thousands of litres of fuel and divert to Shannon Airport after the crew received a cargo (...)