Two women rest and sleep in a football field in Siliguri on Sunday  hit the region on April 25th.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images 2:42

Efforts are continuing to make contact with all Irish citizens known to have been in the region affected by the 7.8-magnitude earthquake in Nepal. Min(...)

A Nepalese resident sits near buildings in Kathmandu that were  severely damaged by the earthquake which occurred on Saturday morning. Photograph: Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images.

Up to 100 Irish citizens are now tought to be in the region of Nepal left devastated by an earthquake, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.An emerg(...)

A man runs past damaged houses as aftershocks of an earthquake are felt a day after the earthquake in Bhaktapur, Nepal. Photograph: Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters.

A fresh 6.7 magnitude aftershock in Nepal on Sunday hampered efforts to find survivors of a more powerful earthquake the day before that killed more t(...)

Each Saturday on irishtimes.com/weddings we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Mark O’Neill’s ‘Crimson Collection’ painting estimated at €6,000-€7,500

The seaside resort of Rosslare, Co Wexford is likely to be busy next weekend ahead of the first bank holiday of summer. An art and antiques auction w(...)

Siobhán Killeen juggles her playing commitments with Raheny United and Ireland with a Radiography degree. Photograph: Inpho

It might seem strange to shade from the searing sun on a Spanish beach behind a radiography textbook, but Siobhán Killeen doesn’t mind being differen(...)

Fergus Doyle: ‘A lot of the young kids who come here have a trade or a degree, but they are not prepared to dirty their hands to get a start.’

There are Irish business people all over the world, but not many have had the Irish Ambassador step in on their behalf after a slight from a journalis(...)

Ireland’s 136 identified bathing waters now have to meet standards almost twice as strict as those which previously applied. Three-quarters of Irish bathing waters qualified for the new classification of “excellent’’ quality. File photograph:  Thinkstock/Getty Images

A total of 94 per cent of Irish bathing waters are meeting stricter new EU standards, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has said.“Overall, the(...)

Wexford rider Bertram Allen in action. Allen is on course for success at the Longines FE1 World Cup, one penalty point behind the leaders heading into Sunday’s final round. File photograph: Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty Images

Wexford’s Bertram Allen remains on course to become the first Irish winner of the Longines FEI World Cup show jumping final, despite narrowly failing (...)

Recently described by Philip King as “the still centre at the heart of The Frames”, it’s easy to overlook Colm Mac Con Iomaire’s substantial b(...)