Irish Rail has said all services to Portlaoise, Cork, Galway, Waterford, Westport, Limerick and Kerry will be delayed

Passengers intending to travel on services to or from Heuston station have been advised to seek alternative transport this evening. Irish Rail has rep(...)

“The latest figures confirm that the Central Bank borrowing rules have had a dramatic impact on house price inflation in the dearest parts of the country,” said author of the report economist Ronan Lyons.

House prices have started to climb rapidly outside Dublin but fell in the capital between June and September, according to the latest house price repo(...)

Tony O’Reilly: “If his commitment to free speech was merely a pose, the Sunday Independent gave plenty of opportunity to depose it.”

Tony O’Reilly had such a good press for so long that clawback was inevitable. Matt Cooper’s book The Maximalist has sparked many begrudging reviews. H(...)

Catríona (33), a teacher from Kilmacow, Co Kilkenny, met tax manager Kunal (34), from Hertfordshire at a mutual friend’s 30th birthday in London in(...)

 Minister for Health Leo Varadkar. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

If Fine Gael did as well in a general election as the latest Irish Times/Ipsos MRBI poll suggests, it would give the party its second best result in 2(...)

Josephine Hickey from Waterford: “Break-ins would be the biggest issues for people at the moment.” Photograph: The Irish Times

Josephine Hickey, from Co Waterford. “Break-ins would be the biggest issues for people at the moment. Older people being broken into, people afraid l(...)

Lord Mayor of Cork Chris O’Leary: opposes merger of city and county councils. Photograph: Jim Coughlan/PA Wire

Cork City Council is poised to become the first local authority to mount a legal challenge to the Government after councillors agreed in principle t(...)

 Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Chris O’Leary (left) among other dignitaries at the State funeral of executed rebel Thomas Kent at St Nicholas Church, Castlelyons, Co Cork, September 18th, 2015. Photograph: Jim Coughlan/PA Wire

The Lord Mayor of Cork has written an open letter to the people of the city in which he has accused Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly of “politi(...)

Valerie Cummins and Michael McDonagh from Crosscare with Tánaiste  Joan Burton. Photograph: Alan Betson

A new central food bank, to meet “growing demand for food assistance”, has opened in Dublin. The Dublin Food Bank, operated by Crosscare, the socia(...)

Dublin hurler Mark Schutte and Galway’s Dave Collins at a press conference announcing the AIG Fenway Hurling Classic and Irish Festival Announcement, at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Photograph: Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox

It may not offer much consolation for the way their seasons ended but the Dublin and Galway hurlers are headed for Boston’s Fenway Park at the end of(...)