It’s often said that the number of ways of arranging atoms and amino acids only goes so far, so the theory is that everyone has a perfect double ou(...)

The death in Co Wexford is the second farm fatality this year.

An investigation in to a farm fatality in Co Wexford is being carried out by gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority. The Wexford dairy farmer, fro(...)

Into the west: Ennis has the highest pass rates for the driving test, followed by Sligo,  Tuam, Clifden and Roscommon. Dublin has the lowest. Photograph by Frank Miller

Want to increase your chances of passing the driving test? Avoid the capital and head west. That’s if driving test pass rates over recent years are(...)

A spokesman said the Health and Safety Authority  would welcome the opportunity to meet with the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture to discuss farm safety and its strategies for dealing with what was a serious issue.  Photographs: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Health and Safety Authority has agreed to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture next Thursday [JAN 29TH]to face questions about it(...)

The man was been airlifted to Letterkenny General Hospital, Co Donegal, after suffering serious chest injuries in an explosion at a factory.

A man has been airlifted to hospital in Co Donegal after suffering serious chest injuries in a factory accident.It is understood the victim, who is 66(...)

The scene of the fatal accident at Lower Main Street, in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal,  where a woman was  hit by a van on New Year’s Day. Photograph: Thomas Gallagher

Almost half of those killed in vehicles on the Republic’s roads last year were not wearing seat belts, according to provisional figures from the Road(...)

Using a vehicle without an NCT is now under the fixed charge notice system. Photograph: Dara MacDonaill

The National Car Testing Service (NCT) provided 200 free tests last week to customers unable to get an appointment within the timeframe specified in t(...)

Emergency services responded to the scene of a workplace incident in Co Roscommon today and a man was airlifted by helicopter to Galway University Hospital but was later pronounced dead.   File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Two men died today in separate workplace incidents in Counties Wexford and Roscommon. In Wexford, a man was killed after being buried under grain at a(...)

Turning back the mileage is adding billions to the values of used cars across Europe.

Car clocking, or the practice of turning back the mileage on a car in order to sell it for a higher price, was made officially illegal earlier this ye(...)

Irish Museum of Modern Art, where the exhibit, entitled Nas Quebradas, was on display during the summer. Photograph: George Munday/Getty

Traces of asbestos have been found in an exhibit that had been on display at the Irish Museum of Modern Art (Imma). Traces were found in a work(...)