Hasbro Ireland, a subsidiary of the company behind much-loved board games such as Monopoly, made some real money for its US owner last year.The Waterf(...)

A 27-year-old man was arrested following a drug seizure of €110,000 in Waterford yesterday. Photograph: PA

A 27-year-old man has been arrested following a drug seizure of €110,000 in Waterford city yesterday. Gardaí found 5.5kg of cannabis herb during a sea(...)

The National Transport Authority  has determined that tendering about 10 per cent of  Dublin Bus or Bus Éireann’s routes represents little threat to the firms’ overall operations.

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has defended controversial plans to put out to tender 10 per cent of bus routes currently operated by Dublin Bu(...)

The annual silly season story about a man-eating shark encroaching on British and, by implication, Irish waters arrived today.A fisherman filmed what (...)

DPL operations lost €1.2 million last year, almost twice the 2012 figure. Photograph: Carol Gering

A €900,000 write-down in the value of stock left DIY and builders’ merchants group Dublin Providers Ltd (DPL) with a €2.3 million loss last year, the(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar:  said to have told a private meeting at the Fine Gael “think-in” in Co Cork on Thursday that the true level of his department’s budget adjustment in 2014 is €900 million. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Almost 300 hospital beds will be closed and 2,400 fewer high-tech operations carried out next year if the Government insists on making further spendin(...)

It is all too easy to cherry-pick the influences of this Dublin and Waterford sextet: echoes of folk acts Laura Marling, Fleet Foxes and (although the(...)

 Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea: believes Tipperary’s experience of “sticky situations” in championship games this year was crucial against Kilkenny. Photograph: Inph0

Eamon O’Shea is confident that he can properly manage the three-week break before the All-Ireland senior hurling final replay against Kilkenny on Sept(...)

 Midi de Paor Walsh of Rethink Pylons: “We started out all about the pylons about a year ago and then we realised very quickly the pylons and wind farms are connected.” Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins

Wind farm and pylon opponents from across the country have vowed to target Fine Gael politicians in an effort to change energy policy.Representatives(...)

A garda outside St Otteran’s Psychiatric Unit in Waterford where one woman was fatally stabbed and two others were injured. Photograph: Damien Tiernan via Twitter  St Otteran’s Psychiatric Unit in Waterford.

A male psychiatric patient was charged tonight with the murder of a female patient in a Waterford psychiatric hospital Paul Cuddihy (36) with an addre(...)