A secondary school in Greystones, Co Wicklow, has brought a legal challenge to planning approval for a McDonald’s restaurant less than 100 metres from(...)

Above: camel trench coat, €675, Orla Kiely; printed silk scarf, €125, Susannagh Grogan; pleated black dress with collar, €295, Peter O’Brien

‘We don’t always have to look abroad now to fit gaps in categories,” says Deirdre Devaney, head of womenswear at Arnotts as the store celebrates Ir(...)

These first 22 modular homes are to be on a pilot basis with another 128 to follow shortly after under a fast-tracked procurement process. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Work undertaken by a Northern Ireland construction company, which has been awarded the contract to provide modular housing for homeless families in Du(...)

Boats depart Wicklow at the start of the 2014 Round Ireland race. The 2016 race will set sail on June 18th next year. Photograph: David O’Brien.

Dún Laoghaire’s Andrea Brewster and Saskia Tidey’s made the gold fleet cut at the 49erfx World Championships in Argentina on Wednesday, heightening e(...)

ESB staff work to repair damaged power lines after a large tree was blown down on Military Road in Ballybrack, Dublin. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire 0:38

More than 200 homes and businesses remained without power on Thursday morning following Storm Barney which hit Ireland on Tuesday night. About 45,000(...)

Read all our Christmas content at irishtimes.com/itschristmas Today’s snow queens are not icy maidens bedecked in ballerina drifts of tulle – i(...)

 Katie Holly at her three-bedroom home on Wolseley Street. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Amid the current debate about the under-representation of women in Irish film and theatre, producer Katie Holly is breaking all the rules. Havi(...)

‘Head of a Bearded Man’, by Sir Peter Paul Rubens.

Businessman Denis O’Brien has spent more than €2 million on on a Rubens painting from Russborough House in Co Wicklow, which will be donated to the St(...)

High winds in Dun Laoghaire on Tuesday afternoon. 15,000 homes and businesses remain without power on Wednesday morning after Storm Barney lashed the country on Tuesday night. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins 0:38

Fewer than 300 homes and businesses remain without power on Wednesday after Storm Barney lashed the country on Tuesday night. The ESB said it was conf(...)

Emergency services try and clear a tree blocking the road near the Hellfire Club in Co Dublin on Tuesday evening.  Photograph: Dublin Fire Brigade via Twitter 0:19

About 25,000 homes are expected to be without power overnight after Storm Barney battered the country with winds of up to 125km/h. The number of home(...)