Paschal Donohoe: said he planned to revisit in legislation the use of mobile phones and electronic communications

Not one driver has been prosecuted under a law introduced last May to target motorists who text while behind the wheel. The law was introduced by the(...)

Ireland’s Tommy O’Donnell is available to play for Munster against Scarlets in Wales today. Photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

With some international and fringe players coming back from Joe Schmidt’s Irish squad and others returning from injury and illness, Anthony Foley tra(...)

Jose Mourinho manager of Chelsea says he is ashamed of what happened in Paris involving the fans of his team. Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Chelsea have issued an apology to the black man who was racially abused by club supporters on the Paris Metro on Tuesday night.Three men could face li(...)

“If we want people in the future to be able to recreate what we are doing now, we are going to have to build the concept of preservation into the internet,” said Vin Cerf

Future historians will see the early 21st century as “an information black hole” unless “digital vellum” is introduced to preserve the content of the (...)

The site of the bomb attack on the Argentinian Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) in Buenos Aires, on July 18th 1994. Iran denies responsibility. Photograph: Ali Burafiali/Getty

An Argentinian prosecutor who accused President Cristina Fernández of orchestrating a cover-up in the investigation of Iran over the 1994 bombing of a(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe: says there are problems with the penalty points system, whose credibility has been damaged by recent controversies including gardaí cancelling points. Photograph: Garrett White

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe says he is unhappy with the current level of road traffic policing and wants the strength of the Garda Traffic (...)

The scene of the incident near Athy, Co Kildare, where four young women were killed on Tuesday night after the car they were travelling in collided with a van. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The thinning out of adequate Garda resources on Irish roads has played a role in the increase in traffic collisions, an AA Ireland spokesman has said.(...)

Gordon Ramsay’s newest addition to the dining landscape Heddon Street Kitchen opened on November 8th in Mayfair

New London openings London’s dining scene is welcoming a slew of new openings this winter. US TV chef Judy Joo opens her first European venture(...)

French authorities have stated that the animal on the loose is not a tiger. The search is entering its second day with residents urged to stay indoors as the search continues. Photograph: Olivier LeJeune/EPA 2:08

A fruitless two-day search for a tiger in the Parisian suburbs was downgraded today after authorities confirmed the animal is not in fact a tiger. Wil(...)

New Ireland forwards coach Simon Easterby. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho.

Thoughtful and meticulous for the most part in teasing out his answers, Simon Easterby cuts a relaxed figure in his first official media engagement si(...)