Woman tells Employment Appeals Tribunal she married when she was 18 and   the marriage was abusive. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

It would be unfair if convictions received while her marriage was breaking up stayed on her record for life, a Dublin woman told the Employment Appea(...)

Members of the Irish Navy vessel LÉ Niamh as they rescue refugees in the ongoing humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean. Photograph: Irish Defence Forces/PA

The Naval Service vessel LÉ Niamh rescued 243 migrants from a wooden barge 80km northwest of the Libyan capital, Tripoli, yesterday. It was the latest(...)

Pro-gay faith groups have described as “important” a meeting held with Archbishop Eamon Martin, the Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Pro-gay faith groups have described as “important” a meeting held with Archbishop Eamon Martin, the Catholic Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All I(...)

Under the proposed changes route numbers 7, 59, 7B, 63, 7D, and 8 will all experience varying degrees of re-routing, while the the route number 111 will be discontinued. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Up to 500 people have marched through Dún Laoghaire in protest at alterations to Bus services in the Sallynoggin, Killiney, Blackrock and Dalkey areas(...)

A Health Service Executive nursing home in Co Cork is the latest to face strong criticism for serious failings from the Health Information and Quality(...)

IFA President Eddie Downey says the rural development programme earmarked for 2016  must  be accompanied by tax reform. Photograph: Finbarr O’Rourke

Agricultural exports have expanded by 45 per cent in six years, but at the same time cuts in subsidies and higher costs have damaged individual farm (...)

Fianna Fáil spokesman on Justice Niall Collins has called for the establishment of a special Garda taskforce after it emerged there were more than 115(...)

Police in the Spanish island of Ibiza are investigating the death of a 21-year-old man from Northern Ireland.

A man from Northern Ireland has died less than 24 hours after arriving with a group of friends for a holiday on the Spanish island of Ibiza. He has b(...)

Mary Lockhart, Jacinta Deane and Jo Cooney, who were among the members of Greystones Golf Club watching Paul Dunne compete yesterday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) the juniors or anybody” said club member Conor Woods. Contender Fellow club member Joe O’Brien said(...)

Mary Lockhart, Jacinta Deane and Jo Cooney at Greystones Golf Clubwatch their clubmate amateur Paul Dunne competing in the British Open Golf Championship at St Andrews in Scotland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

(...) member Joe O’Brien said the emergence of Dunne as a contender in the Open “means everything for the club(...)