Snow falls on Homeless Jesus in Toronto. Photograph: Carlos Osorio/Toronto Star via Getty Images

Somebody called the cops on Jesus in Davidson, North Carolina, where one resident reported “him” to the police, mistaking the life-size bronze by C(...)

Dutch far-right Party for Freedom leader Geert Wilders in Schilderswijk: there have been problems  with supporters of Islamic State flying the flag, literally, for the new caliphate. Photograph: Martijn Beekman/AFP/Getty Images

When the mayor of a major city such as The Hague writes formally to his city council to warn that they have neither the resources nor the expertise to(...)

There were intimations of political change at Dublin’s City Council this week when Sinn Féin representatives voted in favour of a local authority budg(...)

Dublin City Council expects to spend €59.2 million on homeless services next year, up by more than €7 million on this year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Surplus local property tax payments from Dublin homeowners will be consumed by the demand for homeless services expected to cost almost €60 million ne(...)

Rising museum and Moore Street

Sir, – A recent news report (“Rising museum postponed”, October 7th) refers to a proposed commemorative centre at 14 to 17 Moore Street, “believed to (...)

Cork City Council yesterday took formal possession of the former Permanent TSB Bank on Lapp’s Quay following a decision by the council last March to acquire the premises.

Cork City Council has invited expressions of interest to find the most appropriate use for a former bank in the city centre which it plans to convert (...)

Cork Chamber has expressed disappointment at the decision of Cork City Council to cut the Local Property Tax, describing it as likely to prove “ a sho(...)

Irish blues guitarist Rory Gallagher (1949 - 1995) performing at the Rainbow Theatre, London, 1972. Photograph: Debi Doss/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Legendary rock and blues guitarist Rory Gallagher is to feature in Cork’s contribution to Culture Night when a local artist will do a live charcoal sk(...)

People protesting against the Poolbeg incinerator in 2010. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Dublin city councillors last night overwhelmingly voted to reject a report that recommends proceeding with the Poolbeg incinerator and condemned as “a(...)

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin, German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov walk together during talks on the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images.

Russia has said all issues related to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made in talks toward(...)