A file image of the Soca river. A young man died on the Slovenian river after encountering difficulty while descending a stretch of rapids in a canoe. Photograph: Getty Images

An Irish canoeist from north Co Dublin has died in an accident in Slovenia. Conor Keleghan, from Coolmine, Blanchardstown was on an adventure course w(...)

Emregency services at the scene of a collision between two Ryanair planes at Dublin airport on April 1st.

Airlines have been reminded of restrictions on planes using the same link route to different runways after two Ryanair planes struck each other at Dub(...)

Anne Shortall who had been missing since Good Friday. Photograph: Michael Kelly

A 38-year-old man is to appear in court in Wicklow on Thursday morning charged in connection with the murder of mother of three Anne Shortall (47).(...)

Dr Mary Redmond: a corporate lawyer, academic, teacher  and founder of charities. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The corporate lawyer, academic and founder of a number of charities, including the Irish Hospice Foundation and the Wheel, Dr Mary Redmond has died, (...)

Information provided by Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald shows that almost 300 prisoners absconded from Irish jails since 2010.

The Irish Prisons Service has said 293 prisoners have left jails without permission since 2010.While most were either captured or returned voluntaril(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny  with Center Parcs chief executive Martin Dalby at Newcastle Woods, Ballymahon, Co Longford.  Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Longford is set to become an international tourism destination even though it is currently a black spot for mobile phone coverage, according to Taois(...)

Capt John Goss was dismissed by Ryanair days after he appeared in a Channel 4 TV programme which the airline claims made defamatory allegations regarding its commitment to safety.  File photograph: Haydn West/PA

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has provisionally set aside three days in September to hear arguments in a case in which a former Ryanair pilot allege(...)

Many councillors believe Dún Laoghaire (above) has an advantage over the more industrial route from Dublin Port to Dublin itself.  Development of deep water facilities for large ships at Dún Laoghaire would allow cruise ship passengers to arrive within a short stroll of the town itself, amid views of Victorian architecture, the mountains and the bay.  File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire Harbour Company is to seek planning permission to replace the former Stena Line berth with a facility to accommodate large cruise ships.(...)

Actor Brendan O’Carroll and his wife, actress Jennifer Gibney, lead   the St Patrick’s Day Parade in Dublin today. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

“Is there an alcohol-free event around here?” we asked a Garda who was struggling to stay upright as the crowd pushed and surged in Temple Bar. She bu(...)

Holidaymakers in Kilronan, Inis Mór, in 2013.  Workers are spending less time planning holidays on  their desktops and are increasingly booking breaks on smartphones,  Google says. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Workers are spending less time planning holidays on their desktop computers and are increasingly booking breaks on smartphones, according to Google. D(...)