Emergency services responded to a suspected gas cylinder explosion at a cafe in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.

Emergency services this morning responded to a suspected gas cylinder explosion at a cafe in Ballinspittle, Co Cork.A man and woman were brought to Co(...)

 Government sources argue there is no single reason for the increase in road deaths  again last year. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Road users are most likely to lose their lives in counties where the fewest penalty points have been issued, official figures indicate. An Iris(...)

The ESB has been fined €250,000 after a 22-year-old apprentice electrician was killed when he became confused about which part of the equipment he was(...)

Changes to NCT test centres, including some 24-hour testing, are being rolled out to combat “unprecedented” demand. Photographer: Dara MacDonaill

Changes to NCT test centres, including some 24-hour testing, are being rolled out to combat “unprecedented” demand for appointments following changes (...)

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(...)