Counterfeit perfume and aftershave worth up to €2m has been confiscated in Dublin Port. Photograph: Thinkstock

Tens of thousands of people have been spared the threat of a cheap bottle of fake perfume for Christmas, following a major seizure by Customs a(...)

A woman lights blue, white and red candles in the colours of the French flag at the Place de la Republique in Paris as people continue to pay tribute to the victims of the series of deadly attacks in the city  on Friday. Photograph: Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Travel arrangements to France are likely to remain disturbed for some time, with those heading to Paris for next weekend’s Munster rugby match advised(...)

Gardaí in Ballynacargy, Co Westmeath, where a woman’s body was discovered in her home on Saturday. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A man in his 50s has been arrested after the discovery of a woman’s body in Co Westmeath at the weekend. The discovery was made on Saturday night in(...)

 Inis Mór won the Islands and Coastal Communities category in the 2015 Pride of Place Awards

Fifty locations including islands, coastal communities, towns and even a rehabilitation centre have won awards in the 2015 IPB Pride of Place awards. (...)

French newspapers on display at a kiosk in Paris on November 14th after the  terror attacks of November 13th. Photograph: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images

Newspapers around the world have responded to the atrocities in Paris with a mixture of horror, defiance and determination that the perpetrators of su(...)

A message signed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her cabinet members in a book of condolences at the French embassy in Berlin, Germany, November 14th, 2015, regarding the Paris attacks on November 13th. Photograph: Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters

The French embassy in Ireland has invited people to submit messages of condolence by e-mail, which it is publishing online. The embassy said unless a (...)

Fade Street in Dublin city centre, where two men were stabbed on Friday night. File photograph: Google Street View

Two men were beaten up and stabbed in what appears to be an unprovoked attack in Dublin city centre. Four young men all thought to be under 20 years o(...)

 Some of the thousands   who marched from the Spire in Dublin to the Dáil  in solidarity with those who died in the Paris terror attacks of November 13th. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Several thousand people, most of them French, have marched quietly through the centre of Dublin in solidarity with the people of Paris. The march was (...)

 A file image of terminal 1 at  Charles de Gaulle International Airport in Roissy, near Paris. France’s foreign ministry said airports in the country would remain open and flights and rail services would continue despite the terrorist  attacks.  Photograph: Reuters

Airlines are reporting cancellations of up to 50 per cent on flights into Paris after a series of terror attacks in the French capital killed at least(...)

Róisin Halligan, who saved her cousin from a petrol bomb, and John O’Donoghue, who stopped a bull. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

(...) from Co Tyrone and Stephen Andrews, Brendan Connolly and Thomas O’Brien from Dublin received bronze(...)