Michael Halpenny, from Rathmines. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

(...) about the strike but I’m not planning on travelling on Thursday or Friday.” Tim O’Brien spoke to(...)

Age Action says that the government “must think beyond the next five years” as the amount of older voters increase. File photograph: Getty Images

Age Action is calling for a cabinet-level minister with responsibility for older people to be appointed in the next government. The lobby and suppo(...)

FSAI chief executive Dr Pamela Byrne said food businesses need to be vigilant  in relation to food safety to ensure full compliance with food legislation. File photograph: Getty Images

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland has served a closure order on Earl’s delicatessen and restaurant at UCD’s School of Architecture, at Richview, Cl(...)

Scenes from a Dublin polling station. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Queues of students intent on registering to vote in the forthcoming general election formed at Garda stations in a number of locations yesterday, in(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with President Michael D Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin where they signed the dissolution of the 31st Dail. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has left Áras An Uachtaráin and arrived arrived back at Government Buildings after President Michael D Higgins dissolved the 31st(...)

Umbrellas and hats during unclement weather in Dublin last month. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Dublin had the wettest January since 1948 with almost twice – 189 percent – the long term average recorded at the Dublin airport. That is according t(...)

Alan Kelly: said Dublin stations were generally in “good” condition

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly has announced €40million for 16 new and 10 refurbished fire stations, to be provided over the next five years. T(...)

Minister for the Environment Alan Kelly. File  photograph: Gareth Chaney/ Collins

Minister for Environment Alan Kelly has refused to confirm media reports that he intends to target Fine Gael second seats, in constituencies where Fin(...)

Unreliable forensic science was used to convict the Birmingham Six, in 1991 outside the Old Bailey in London after their convictions were quashed with then MP Chris Mullin (centre). Photograph: Joe St Leger

Dublin solicitor Kieran Conway who was interviewed last week by Irish and British police about his knowledge of the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings, beli(...)

Clamping fees, which have not been changed since 1998, should rise by €50 to €130 per vehicle with the prospect of doubling the amount for repeat offenders, said Liam Kielthy. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Clamp release fees in Dublin city should be increased by nearly half and repeat offenders should face punitive fines to force a change in behaviour, (...)