Promoter Peter Aiken leaving Leinster House today following a meeting with the Oireachtas Transport committee to discuss the Garth Brooks concerts. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 1:45

Dublin city manager Owen Keegan tonight rejected claims from the GAA that he was fully in support of five Garth Brooks concerts before controversially(...)

Garth Brooks in Croke Park in Dublin last January to announce details of a number of concerts this month. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Singer Garth Brooks tonight told the 400,000 people who have bought tickets for his Irish concerts that he will play five shows in Dublin or none at (...)

‘This is the background against which most church building by our major Christian denomination took place in Ireland, one of famine, destitution and deepest privation.’ Above, a Famine memorial in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / THE IRISH TIMES

The Church of St Joseph and the Immaculate Conception in Bohola, Co Mayo is 150 years old this year. Its foundation stone was laid in 1858, less than (...)

 Emre Can will move from Bayer Leverkusn to Liverpool. Photograph: Marius Becker/EPA

Liverpool have confirmed they have agreed a deal in principle with Bayer Leverkusen for 20-year-old midfielder Emre Can. In a short statement Liverp(...)

Some of the election posters that remain up in Dublin this morning. Clockwise from top left, Nessa Childers, Eamon Ryan, Deirdre Kingston and Lola Hynes.  Photographs: Kitty Holland

Almost all political parties, and some Independents, still had election posters up across parts of Dublin city this morning, despite the passing of a (...)

Full list of candidates One of a handful of counties where city and county councils have been merged, the new Waterford County Local Authoritie(...)

Vernon Mount, a large 18th century villa with an unusual curved exterior. Photograph: Irish Georgian Society

Why is it of interest? Vernon Mount is a late 18th century villa south of Cork city with panoramic views of the estuary(...)

The Poolbeg incinerator site. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

No formal business case was ever made for the controversial incinerator planned for Poolbeg in Dublin Bay eve(...)

 The National Memorial to members of the Defence Forces who died in the service of the State at Merrion Square Park, Dublin.

Dublin City Council is to replace a sign at the children’s playground in Merrion Square Park which refers to Archbishop Ryan P(...)

Dublin’s emergency ambulances are provided mainly by DFB while outside the capital ambulances are provided by the HSE.  Photograph Paddy Whelan 3:57

and The HSE has drawn up a comprehensive plan to take control of Dublin’s ambulance service (...)