The former Ireland Under-20 captain Niall Scannell  will make his fourth appearance of the season for Connacht. Photogaph: Ashley Western/Inpho

The brouhaha surrounding the suggestion that the IRFU vetoed Munster’s efforts to sign Australian captain and hooker Stephen Moore is a topi(...)

The group has 10 dealerships across Ireland and is due to open a  Jaguar and Land Rover outlet in Airside Retail Park in north Co Dublin

One of Ireland’s largest car retailers, Joe Duffy Motor Group, more than a doubled its profits last year as car sales recovered from the recess(...)

Far from being a 19th century creation, as unionists might like to think, the Irish Tricolour can be found in the very bedrock of our island,(...)

The number of Dáil seats has been cut from 166 to 158 and the number of constituencies from 43 to 40. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Big changes in the shape and size of many Dáil constituencies have changed the electoral map of Ireland since the last general election. T(...)

Fine Gael deputy leader and Minister for Children James Reilly received a dressing down from Taoiseach Enda Kenny in front of his party’s ministerial team over comments Dr Reilly made on abortion. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fine Gael TDs will be allowed a free vote on the repeal of the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution after a constitutional convention is given time to(...)

Second World War veteran Henry John Alfred Place (right) from Limerick is bestowed with France’s highest honour, the Legion d’Honneur, by the French ambassador to Ireland Jean-Pierre Thebaul (left) at the ambassador’s residence in Dublin, November 24th, 2015. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A D-Day hero has paid tribute to the Paris terror victims as he was awarded France’s highest honour for helping liberate the country during the second(...)

Forensic crash investigator Garda Ray Sweeney told an inquest  the purpose of a seatbelt is to restrain a person being thrown from their seat in a crash, with the seatbelt absorbing the force of their mass as they are thrown forward.

The dangers of two people using a single seatbelt were highlighted at an inquest on Tuesday into the death of a eight-year-old girl killed in a two-ca(...)

Limerick’s Stephen Lucey has announced his retirement. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick veteran Stephen Lucey has announced his inter-county retirement. The Croom hurler represented the Shannonsiders at both codes, playing 67 Cha(...)

Derek Byrne, survivor, Anthony and Pat Phelan who lost their sister Marie in the Talbot street explosion, and Margaret Urwin of Justice for the Forgotten, with families and survivors of the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, arriving for the U2  show  at the 3 Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Men and women who were injured in the Dublin and Monaghan bombings in 1974 – as well as the families of those who lost their lives in the tragedy – h(...)

All second-level schools are being given education packs this week on tackling homophobic and transphobic bullying as part of a national campaign. Photograph: Getty Images/Hemera

Homophobic bullying remains a major problem in Irish schools despite greater openness to lesbian, gay and transgender issues, campaigners have warned.(...)