Austrian students Marie Sramek and Tanja Rosenecker were scammed out of a €550 deposit for accommodation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

When Austrian students Marie Sramek and Tanya Rosenecker arrived in Ireland at the end of August, they were looking forward to a productive two months(...)

Clockwise from top left: Paul O’Neill, Deirdre Veldon, Mark Hennessy and Paddy Logue.

A series of new editorial appointments have been made at The Irish Times. Editor Kevin O’Sullivan said the appointments would serve to further develo(...)

Luas Cross City work has allegedly caused flood damage to some Georgian-era cellars. File photograph: Aidan Crawley

Dublin city centre business owners may be entitled to thousands of euro in compensation after Luas Cross City work allegedly caused extensive flood (...)

Soprano Aoife Gibney from Dublin singing at the launch of the Culture Night announced in Merrion Square on Tuesday. Photograph: The Irish Times

A record 40 locations throughout the country will be taking part in the 10th annual Culture Night next month when special events and late-night openin(...)

  An Post office in Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Stolen cash, missing mail, and parcels sent to the wrong hemisphere are just some of the issues which vex An Post customers. In the last year and a (...)

Ibrahim Halawa has been held in prison in Cairo since August 2013.

Ibrahim Halawa has expressed “upset” and “frustration” at the Government’s lack of direct public intervention regarding his detention in Egypt. The(...)

Seven public and private hospitals were already under investigation for their medical procurement practices before last night’s Prime Time documentary, according to the Minister for Health Leo Varadkar.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

A Garda investigation into allegations of impropriety among staff working in the procurement departments of a number of hospitals has been ongoing sin(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has told Independent TD Denis Naughten that the Government has spent thousands of euro on electronic tags for sex offenders which are going unused. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

The Government has spent thousands of euro on electronic tags for sex offenders which are going unused due to a legislative delay. More than €100,000(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said she believes there should be “proportionate debt forgiveness” for homeowners who have fallen into mor(...)

Documents obtained by The Irish Times show Dublin City Council has received complaints from a cross-section of groups and individuals in relation to the €386 million project, ranging from sleepless students to an injured cyclist. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times

A number of Dublin city centre business owners are feeling “abandoned” due to Luas line works amid accusations that road closures could provide a “dev(...)