Renowned journalist Robert Fisk (right) delivered a lecture at UCD on Monday night, entitled Life after Isis. The event, hosted by the Philosophical and Law Societies in UCD,  was attended by the President, Michael D Higgins. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

The EU is embarking on a misadventure in sending refugees to Turkey – a country which has a history of human rights abuses stretching from the Armenia(...)

An Irish man has been arrested in Malaga, Spain under a European arrest warrant instigated by authorities in Ireland.

An Irish man has been arrested in Malaga, Spain under a European arrest warrant instigated by authorities in Ireland. The formerly Dublin-based, busi(...)

Bective House, aerial shot indicates poor condition of house and buildings, and its magnificent surroundings

Once described as one of Co Meath’s finest estates and “a trophy buy” for a Celtic-tiger era millionaire, the 180-acre walled demesne Bective House o(...)

Iarnród Éireann  is to resume works on line improvements on the Dublin to Portlaoise line.

Disruptions to train services on the Dublin to Portlaoise line will begin this Saturday and continue on selected weekends for most of the year. Iarn(...)

Registrar Anne Marie McKiernan has not ruled out investment in social housing but warned the credit unions that they need to carry out more reorganisation. Photograph: Frank Miller

A major investment in social housing by the credit union movement has not been ruled out by the sector’s regulator, the Central Bank’s Registry of Cre(...)

Gardaí  arrested a man in  Essex Street, Temple Bar in Dublin on Friday morning  in connection with an alleged assault.

A man has been charged in connection with an alleged attack on a woman in Temple Bar, Dublin in the early hours of Friday morning. Gardaí said they (...)

Image showing extensive “keying” of a car outside the Wexford count centre. Photograph: Tim O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Senator and vote-counters at the Wexford general election count centre are among victims of an apparently random attack on cars parked near the cent(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. File  photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly has refused to confirm media reports that he intends to target Fine Gael second seats, in constituencies where Fin(...)

Julie Fowlis

This year’s Temple Bar Tradfest is richly diverse, and features everything from a celebration of Donegal fiddler Johnny Doherty to a children’s céilí(...)

Councillors will get a final vote on whether to include the ban on super-sized cruise ships when the development plan is adopted, expected to be in February. Photograph: The Irish Times

A move by Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown councillors to limit the size of cruise ships allowed to berth in Dún Laoghaire harbour – effectively banning “supers(...)