‘Panti Bliss’ aka Rory O’Neill with John Lyons TD at the Central Count Centre in Dublin Castle, Dublin, where the result of the same sex marriage  referendum was announced. Photograph: PA

All the eastern counties have voted in favour of the amendment on same-sex marriage. This is how it played out in the counties: Meath: “It (...)

Newly-married couple Anne Fox (nee Cole) and Vincent Fox cast their votes in Dublin in  the referendum on their wedding day. Photograph: Getty 0:48

Turnout in the first national referendum to legalise same-sex marriage and on the age of candidates for the presidency has been reported at more than (...)

Several locations have received more notifications for adverse weather so far this year than they did in the whole of 2013. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

It’s official: the wet and windy southwest has endured the wildest weather since Met Éireann’s colour-coded warning system was introduced in 2012.Data(...)

In the 12th century, Drogheda was two separate towns; Drogheda-in-Meath and Drogheda-in-Oriel – which later became County Louth. Skara Brae lie(...)

Marius Gaizutis (52) of Marsh Road, Drogheda, Co Louth was charged with murdering Audrius Butkus (44).

A father-of-five has been handed down a life sentence at the Central Criminal Court for the axe murder of a Lithuanian national whose body was found o(...)

A man who went to meet a woman he had contacted online was the victim of a car jacking, gardaí have confirmed.

A man who went to meet a woman he had contacted online was the victim of a car jacking, gardaí have confirmed.The 28-year-old arrived at Dundalk Garda(...)

Paula Reid (51), of Marian Park, Drogheda, Co Louth, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to 12 counts of theft on dates between June 2010 and September 2012 totalling €4,790.97 from Hugh Burrows & Sons Ltd, based on Clonard Street in Balbriggan, Co Dublin.

A Louth mother-of-two who stole nearly €5,000 from her former employers over a two-and-a-half-year period has avoided jail. Paula Reid “double-dipped”(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin: Iona Institute director David Quinn said he raised ‘a very important point. The Government plans to protect the right of churches not to celebrate same-sex marriages, but this protection will appear only in legislation, not in the Constitution.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

The Iona Institute has commended the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin for raising concerns about what it describes as implications for th(...)

The Táin March is a brilliantly barmy event recreating Queen Maeve’s pillage of her neighbour’s bull as told in the 7th century saga, the Táin Bó C(...)

Three men have appeared before a Saturday sitting of the non-jury Special Criminal Court charged with membership of the IRA among other offences

Three men have appeared before a Saturday sitting of the non-jury Special Criminal Court charged with membership of the IRA among other offences.The m(...)