Independent Mick Wallace (60) is among the most high-profile Opposition TDs to gain re-election. The builder and football club chairman was instrumen(...)

Jeb Bush, accompanied by his wife Columba, announces his withdrawl from the US presidential race in Columbia, South Carolina. Photograph: AP

South Carolina senator Lindsey Graham kicked his heels outside a school near Charleston while Jeb Bush, the presidential candidate Graham has supporte(...)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he greets supporter following a rally in Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Photograph: Richard Ellis/EPA

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump boasted about his investment in Doonbeg golf resort in Co Clare, but said he does not care about it anymore now t(...)

BBC broadcaster Terry Wogan. Tributes have been paid in Limerick to Wogan, who has died at the age of 77.

Tributes have been paid in Limerick to native Terry Wogan, who was described as a “true son”of the city. Wogan died at the age of 77 after suffering (...)

A transatlantic jet has been forced to divert to Shannon Airport following a bomb threat.

No explosive device has been found on the Turkish Airlines flight which was diverted to Shannon Airport on Sunday, a spokesman for the flag carrier sa(...)

A man going for an early run in the Phoenix Park, Dublin, on December 29th. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

December would appear to have broken records for being the warmest and wettest on record. Preliminary figures from weather stations around the count(...)

JUNE: Clerys department store on O’Connell Street closes its doors for the last time. Photograph: Frank Miller

January A new year dawns with news that a long-time voice of the Irish consumer, Eddie Hobbs, is the new voice of Lucinda Creighton’s Renua.&nbs(...)

Storm Eva is about to hit Ireland. Liam Donegan with sons Bill, Ollie and Frankie in bad weather outside Newgrange on Monday. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Storm Eva is about to hit Ireland ahead of Christmas Day with wind gusts of 120km/hr expected. As Christmas shoppers grab the last of the items on (...)

Shoppers on Grafton Street, Dublin, during a warm and wet December. photograph: Dave Meehan

Ireland may be on course to have the mildest December on record, according to the latest weather statistics. To date Valentia Observatory in Co Kerr(...)

Independent TD Clare Daly arrives at Limerick Prison on Wednesday night. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22.

Socialist TD Clare Daly was released after a short spell in custody at Limerick Prison on Wednesday night, hours after Independent TD Mick Wallace sp(...)