Tally counter Rhonda Donaghy  at the RDS count centre. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

Labour TD Robert Dowds has predicted that Dublin Mid-West will say Yes to same-sex marriage marriage by 60-65 per cent.As the first boxes have been ta(...)

The sudden closure of the store on Thursday night in the midst of an access dispute with Paul McCann and Stephen Tennant of Grant Thornton, the AIB-appointed receivers to the centre, leaves 100 staff in limbo. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The decision by Dunnes Stores to shutter its store in Gorey Shopping Centre is typical of the brinkmanship that is a hallmark tactic of the country’s (...)

In Ireland, a traditionally Roman Catholic country that has long been known for a seeming conservative streak, the lack of a strong backlash during the referendum campaign has been notable, even as opponents of the measure have mobilised.   Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Here’s a take from the New York Times on the significance of the Same-sex Marriage Referendum being decided on Friday in Ireland. In 1993, Ireland was(...)

Seán Quinn: the businessman’s family’s case, initiated in May 2011, is expected to last more than six months and has been brought against Irish Bank Resolution Corporation. Photograph: Collins

A High Court judge has permitted the family of businessman Seán Quinn to proceed with claims in their forthcoming legal action that some €2.34 billi(...)

File photograph of Ali Charaf Damache (50), who is wanted by US authorities on  two alleged terrorism-related offences. The High Court has refused to   order the extradition of Mr Damache to the US.  File photograph: Collins Courts

The High Court has refused to order the extradition of an Algerian-born Irish citizen who is wanted in the United States on two alleged terrorism-rela(...)

Anthony Craig (66) served 28 years in prison before escaping to Ireland, while Michael Anthony Balmer (62) served 27 years in prison before coming to Ireland following his release on licence. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two convicted murderers have lost their appeals against a High Court judgment ordering their extradition to the UK to complete life sentences they beg(...)

A man walks past graffiti, referring to the Boston College project, on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast. Photograph: Reuters

A former loyalist prisoner battling to stop police accessing his interviews with an American university project has been given two weeks to secure a f(...)

If the proposal is passed, a marriage between two people of the same sex will have the same status under the Constitution as a marriage between a man and a woman 2:22

  What are we voting on? Voters will be asked whether the Constitution should be changed so as to extend civil marriage rights to same(...)

 A squat on Lower Grangegorman, Dublin, currently occupied by some 20 people. A Nama-appointed receiver has secured High Court orders jailing a  man and directing the arrest of all other persons remaining at the properties.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A Nama-appointed receiver has secured High Court orders jailing a named man and directing the arrest of all other persons remaining in occupation of p(...)

A man walks past graffiti on a wall off the Falls Road, Belfast, in 2014. photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Supreme Court judges in London have refused to hear an appeal by a former loyalist prisoner seeking to stop police accessing interviews he gave to an (...)