The personal details of new Irish citizens remain online indefinitely after publication by the Government’s official gazette. Photograph: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

The names and full addresses of thousands of people who receive Irish citizenship remain online indefinitely after publication by the Government’s off(...)

Drinks were labelled either “vodka and tonic” or “tonic water” and participants were not told the amount of alcohol they received. Photograph: The Irish Times

The accuracy of evidence given by victims of sexual assault is not affected by alcohol intoxication, according to a British study. Researchers at the (...)

The research hypothesis was that those taking action against badgers might actually contribute to maintaining bovine TB. Photograph: Getty Images

Uncontrolled and illegal disturbance of badgers has “contributed significantly” to new bovine tuberculosis (TB) outbreaks in nearby cattle herds, acco(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe with Supt Con O Donohoe during a briefing from the Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Drivers caught breaking speed limits for the first time may be ordered to undertake intensive training instead of receiving penalty points under propo(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe and Garda Síochána Supt Con O’Donohoe during a press briefing from the Road Safety Authority. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More than one third of drivers and 25 per cent of passengers killed in road crashes in the first seven months of this year were not wearing seat belts(...)

 Lorry drivers stretch their legs outside their trucks on the M20 in Kent late in July amid delays due to the migrant crisis in Calais, France. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

Fianna Fáil transport spokesman Timmy Dooley has called on the Government to support the easing of restrictions on driving hours for hauliers because (...)

 College Green, Dublin. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Proposed traffic restrictions in Dublin city centre could result in a 24 per cent fall in shopping and entertainment revenue due to reduced access f(...)

French ambassador Jean-Pierre Thébault, Gerry Curran of the National Union of Journalists and former Dublin lord mayor Christy Burke at an event held in Dublin earlier this year in commemoration of the Charlie Hebdo victims. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

Jean-Pierre Thébault, the French ambassador, has paid tribute to the solidarity and support expressed by Ireland in the wake of the attacks on the Cha(...)

‘The Voice UK’ singer and anti-racism campaigner Sharon Murphy: “Whatever made you different was used to hurt.” Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Speakers at a conference exploring the opportunities for Ireland to develop as a diverse but integrated society will include The Voice UK singer and a(...)

Less than €10 million was provided in grants in 2014 to improve energy efficiency in homes compared to almost €58 million three years earlier, it has (...)