Rebecca Heasley: ‘To think I’m on the other side of it is just insane, and I couldn’t be happier with the results so far.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Teenage years are difficult enough but to be told at 12 years of age that part of your lower jaw is dissolving, and will “underhang” as the rest of yo(...)

Residents of the Ath Lethan apartment complex  in Dundalk will be briefed on their options. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Residents of an apartment block outside Dundalk have been warned they will be evicted unless €1.4 million in fire safety works are carried out. Lout(...)

Traffic in South William Street. The review found that 74 per cent of all journeys across the State were taken by car. File photograph: Dave Meehan

Irish people are still wedded to their car – despite significant increases in cycling in Dublin – and spreading the attraction of “sustainable transpo(...)

Part of the Ulster Canal, a 93km cross-Border, derelict waterway

Work has been delayed on the first stage of the reopening of the Ulster Canal - a 93km cross-Border, derelict waterway running from lower Lough Erne i(...)

Former leader of the Progressive Democrats Michael McDowell. Photograph: Collins

Outgoing senator Ronan Mullen has topped the poll in the Seanad election on the National University of Ireland panel followed in second place by forme(...)

he league is undertaking a strategic review of its future operations.

Frustration that its asset base of €14 billion is not being used to fund small and medium enterprises or social housing, is expected to be expressed a(...)

Filling in the census form is a legal obligation and those who refuse may be fined up to €25,000

There is still time for those who have not got a census form to have one hand-delivered to their address – no matter how remote – before Sunday’s dea(...)

A HSE spokesperson said spending controls were implemented in January and February. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA

Jenny Reid (26) from Kilmacow, Co Waterford, works as a nurse at the Royal Free Hospital, a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London. Among the (...)

The Chris Crossing, which will raise money for the National Neurological Centre at Beaumont Hospital, is being undertaken in memory of Chris Byrne, who died of a brain tumour last month.

A team of Garda novice rowers is to attempt a crossing of the Irish Sea from Dublin Port to Holyhead during the summer. The “Chris Crossing”, which (...)

Water supplies to 800,000 people were affected by issues such as inadequate treatment for cryptosporidium, inadequate disinfection, and poor control of trihalomethanes. Photograph: Thinkstock

The number of people getting their drinking water from inadequate water treatment plants has grown to 800,000, according to the latest report from the(...)