Shane Curran is taking will manage    Padraig Pearses. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Shane Curran will begin his managerial career with local Roscommon rivals Padraig Pearses. The former St Brigid’s and Roscommon goalkeeper had been li(...)

The Special Criminal Court has set a date for the trial of three men charged with possession of explosive devices including an adapted beer keg.

The Special Criminal Court has set a date for the trial of three men charged with possession of explosive devices including an adapted beer keg.The me(...)

A mast at RTÉ’s Donnybrook facilities in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Retired RTÉ employees are the latest to oppose plans by the broadcaster to close down its Longwave 252 service from January 19th. The veteran staff jo(...)

‘Last month I reported on President Michael D Higgins’s visit to Africa. For this occasionally jaundiced Irishman it was a heartening experience. So much of the best in our people is daily experience there. Meeting Irish missionaries and compatriots with NGOs felt like something of a rejuvenation.’ Above,  President Michael D Higgins at the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in  Addis Ababa where he  delivered the keynote address on the fourth day of his  official visit to Ethiopia, Malawi and South Africa. Photograph:  Chris Bellew /  Fennell Photography

It’s the season of goodwill, so let’s attempt it. That honest Staffordshire man Dr Samuel Johnson once said “the Irish are a fair people: they never s(...)

Brian Fitzpatrick: “Sometimes you have to shake off a bad experience and just move on and go again with a different outlook and more solid experience.”

Oriel Sea Salt was established at Port Oriel, Clogherhead, Co Louth in 2010 by Brian Fitzpatrick and John Delany. It extracts and harvests salt and mi(...)

The Arlington Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Google Street View

The basement kitchen of the Arlington Hotel on Lord Edward Street, Dublin 2, was one of 12 food businesses in Ireland served with enforcement orders b(...)

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said he has been warned of another death threat. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has said he has been warned of another death threat. The Louth TD claimed he was told by officers from the Police Service(...)

Former Irish Times bridge correspondent George Ryan at a book signing. Photograph: Kevin McMahon, Kenny’s Bookshop in Galway

‘Can I have a quiet word?” Bookseller Des Kenny’s heart sank as he knew he had no money on him when he was approached at work one Saturday morning by (...)

192 Iveragh Road, Whitehall, Dublin 9

Address: 192 Iveragh Road, Whitehall, Dublin 9  Agent: Galvin Property and Finance This five-bedroom 204sq m (2,200sq ft) semi-d was onc(...)

Weather warning: AA Roadwatch is advising drivers to use fog lights and take extra care. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Met Éireann issued an orange status weather alert for the second day in a row as heavy frost and fog followed freezing temperatures overnight. The ale(...)