Kevin Flaherty believes he will spend the next 20 or 30 years ‘until I get my pension scratching out a living for myself’.

This article is part of The Irish Times Meet the Voters series, profiling ten sample voters in a bid to track the impact of the 2016 General Election(...)

The Dún Laoghaire baths are among the projects that will benefit from a new EU fund for Irish urban regeneration projects. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Some 19 towns and cities, previously designated as “gateways” and “hubs” under the National Spatial Strategy, are to benefit from a €40 million EU fun(...)

Aeriel footage of flooding in Clonmel, Co Tipperary.

Residents of the Kilganey area of Clonmel, Co Tipperary are leaving their homes this evening as the river Suir continues to rise. The decision was t(...)

Castlebridge House stands in partial ruin in the village of Castlebridge, near Wexford town. In its former 19th-century pleasure gardens stand the ruins of one the finest rotunda conservatories in Ireland. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Most people now associate flatpacks with Ikea, but the Great Palm House in the National Botanic Gardens was shipped to Dublin in parts and assemble(...)

The new Kilkenny bridge and access road  under construction, with St Canice’s Cathedral in the background.  Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Everyone attending this year’s Kilkenny Arts Festival should know they are visiting a wounded place, such are the deep feelings of hurt locally over t(...)

A dispute related to works on two new bridges in Kilkenny city that are part of its Central Access Scheme has been settled in the High Court. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A dispute related to works on two new bridges in Kilkenny city that are part of its Central Access Scheme has been settled in the High Court, on terms(...)

Patrick McKee has denied a claim made by Sinn Féin that he approached Kathleen Funchion with a view to joining the party. Photograph: Youtube

The Renua Ireland candidate for next month’s byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny has denies a claim from Sinn Féin that he had approached the party with a v(...)

Fianna Fáil councillor and solicitor Patrick McKee, who is currently Leas-Cathoirleach of Kilkenny County Council, is expected to contest the upcoming by-election in Carlow Kilkenny for Lucinda Creighton’s new political party Renua. Image: Youtube

Lucinda Creighton’s new political party Renua Ireland is set to poach a Fianna Fáil councillor to run in the upcoming byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny.So(...)

A European Parliament spokesman has said that MEPs have parliamentary immunity in the exercise of their duties  following a row between Irish commissioner-designate Phil Hogan and Independent MEP Nessa Childers over a row she circulated to parliament members of his potential appointment. Photographs: The Irish Times and Patrick Seeger/EPA.

Members of the European Parliament have parliamentary immunity in the exercise of their duties as MEPs, a spokesman for the European Parliament has sa(...)

Chief Justice Susan Denham said the balance of convenience for the public interest lay in refusing the application
Work on Kilkenny bridges to resume
  • Courts
  • September 23, 2014, 01:00

The Supreme Court yesterday refused to stop works being carried out on two bridges over the river Nore in Kilkenny city.Chief Justice Susan Denham sa(...)