Lines down at Turvey Avenue in Donabate, Co Dublin. Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade

Western counties face another battering from high winds on Monday as Met Éireann warned Storm Henry would bring gusts as high as 130km/h. Several hu(...)

Snow in a playground, Lanesboro, Co Longford. Photograph: Brigid Mullooly

A snow and ice warning has been extended for nine counties across Ireland until midday on Friday as temperatures are expected to drop to -6 degrees ov(...)

A wind map showing Ireland and the UK on December 4th. Photograph: Earth.nullschool.net

Met Éireann has urged citizens on the west coast to “take action” to protect themselves and their properties as the most concentrated levels of rainf(...)

In what brutal universe are children neglected to the extent of being lice-infested, seriously underweight, unable to straighten their legs due to spending long hours strapped in buggies?

You need a licence to own a dog (€20) and a television (€160). It’s the law. As a car owner, you will have discovered that finding the €25 driving lic(...)

Fearghal Beamish (26) from Carrigroe, Clonakilty suffered fatal injuries while working in the yard of Clona Dairy Products at Long Quay in the centre of Clonakilty  on July 14th last.

An inquest into the death of a young man killed in an industrial accident in West Cork has been adjourned to allow the Health and Safety Authority com(...)

“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

Man was medi-vacked from Youghal industrial estate and the Irish Coastguard Sikorski helicopter airlifted him to Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A 21-year-old man from Co Waterford has died in hospital after being injured in an explosion in an industrial estate in Youghal in east Cork on Wednes(...)

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition in hospital after being injured in an explosion in an industrial estate in Youghal in east Cork on Wednesd(...)

Gardaí sealed off the scene for techincal examination. Photograph: Bryan O’Briem/The Irish Times/Files

Tributes have been paid to a Galway man who died in an accident on his farm on Wednesday. The man has been named locally as Michael McGrath (59), a ta(...)

Rear view: Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe with RSA chief Moyagh Murdock at Dublin Port in June to lobby cyclists and HGV driverrs over “Blind Spot” on trucks. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has criticised some district court judges for imposing “unduly lenient” penalties on bus and truck companies and drive(...)