Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

‘If you are a citizen of the United Kingdom, the nationality is British and if you are a citizen of the Northern Ireland, the nationality is Irish,’ according to Ryanair. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Ryanair has found itself caught in the eye of a diplomatic storm after confusion over its latest phone application update.Users of the Ryanair app in (...)

Dwyer has been considered by the Garda as a suspect for the 1999 stabbing and murder of Raonaid Murray (17) in Glenageary, south Dublin

Gardaí may question murderer Graham Dwyer about historical unsolved killings, rapes and missing person inquiries. Informed sources said while t(...)

The Health Service Executive paid out almost €67 million in compensation for medical malpractice during birth procedures over the last five years, (...)

Research compiled by The Irish Times found that counties with high rates of penalty points suffered fewer road deaths per 100,000 people than counties with low points. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Garda Assistant Commissioner Derek Byrne has insisted that road traffic enforcement is consistent throughout the country despite findings which drew a(...)

Tourism Ireland spent about €65,000 on greening over 120 buildings and monuments worldwide, including the Sydney Opera House and the Empire State Building as part of an international promotion of our national day. Photograph: Getty Images

Sydney Opera House charged Tourism Ireland more than any other global landmark to “go green” for St Patrick’s Day last year, figures reveal. Tourism I(...)

 Dr Helen Buckley: chair of National Review Panel in 2013 that revealed  almost 40 children and young people died while in State care in 2011 and 2012

The Health and Information Quality Authority (Hiqa) has published new standards designed to ensure children in State care are safe and get adequate su(...)

Winners of this years ‘Irish Times’ Debate Final: team winner Ronan O’Connor and Hugh Guidera, from TCD , and Individual winner Eoin MacLachlan from UCD L&H. Photograph: Aidan Crawley 4:01

There is a long tradition in college debating of being polite to the sponsor but that was gleefully disregarded by the winners of this year’s Irish Ti(...)

Greater efforts should be made to raise awareness of post-natal depression among Irish fathers, according to the author of report into the subject. Photograph: Thinkstockphoto

Greater efforts should be made to raise awareness of post-natal depression among Irish fathers, according to the author of report into the subject.The(...)

Dr Niall Muldoon: has outlined his plans to make direct provision the main priority of his upcoming tenure. Photograph: Sasko Lazarov/Photocall Ireland

The new Ombudsman for Children says young people should be trusted to “make up their own minds” once they reach the legal age to marry.Dr Niall Muldoo(...)