The cloud computing firm EMC currently employs about 3,000 people in Ireland

Cloud computing giant EMC is seeking planning permission for a new data centre and office block at one of its Cork locations. The planning application(...)

Marie Farrell at the Four Courts after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Witness Marie Farrell has denied it was a deception to suggest she and her husband made a huge loss on their house in Schull which they sold for over (...)

One of the burned-out Cork County Council water service vans in the council yard in Bantry. Photograph: Tony McElhinney/Provision

Gardaí have begun an investigation after two water service vans belonging to Cork County Council were destroyed in an arson attack in Bantry, west Cor(...)

A fire-damaged Cork County Council Water Service van in Council Yard in Bantry. Photograph: Tony McElhinney/Provision

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has described the treatment of Tánaiste Joan Burton in Tallaght over the weekend as “disgraceful”, adding that behaviour by prote(...)

The number of ghost estates in the country is much less than was originally expected when Nama was first established in December 2009, Nama Chairman Frank Daly has said. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Nama chairman Frank Daly has played down suggestions of a property bubble similar to that of the 2000s, saying both lenders and borrowers are acting m(...)

There was only one dissenting opinion from Independent councillor Paul Gogarty, who voted against it. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

South Dublin County Council has voted to reduce next year’s local property tax by 15 per cent. Councillors voted 36 to one to cut the tax at a meetin(...)

Dublin City Council chief executive Owen Keegan said the decision to cut costs for property owners could hit homeless services. File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dublin homeowners, the State biggest payers of local property tax, will see their bills fall next year, following the decision of city councillors to (...)

Cape Clear: The council is supplying between 30,000 and 40,000 litres of water a week to the island off the west Cork coast. Photograph: Frank Miller

A tanker of 30,000 litres of water is due to be delivered to Cape Clear island today to supply islanders facing chronic water shortages.Cork County Co(...)

Cash payout: more than 200 former councillors are set to receive severance payments totalling in excess of €5.4 million in the wake of losing their seats in local elections or due to the abolition of councils. Photograph: David Sleator

More than 200 former councillors will share in over €5.4 million in severance payments from 12 local authorities, having retired or lost their seats (...)

A file image of people enjoying the weather at  Brittas Bay in Co Wicklow. A bathing ban at the beach, in place since Thursday, has now been lifted. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

A bathing ban at Brittas Bay in Co Wicklow, in place since Thursday, has been lifted today following improved water quality tests.Wicklow County Coun(...)