Glenalbyn swimming pool in Stillorgan, Dublin, operated for 47 years before structural defects forced its closure in December 2013. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Large numbers of schoolchildren in Stillorgan, Co Dublin, have been let down by the closure of Glenalbyn swimming pool and no longer swim, local TD S(...)

The search for remains of the Disappeared on a farm in Co Meath. Photograph: Barry Cronin/The Irish Times

The formal identification of human remains unearthed in a field in Co Meath last Thursday is likely to be a number of weeks away, according to the Ind(...)

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown council officials produced a report questioning the economic merit of reopening a pool at the Glenalbyn location, causing anger among locals. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A public meeting to protest at the ongoing closure of Glenalbyn swimming pool in south County Dublin is to be held in Stillorgan, on Monday night. Dú(...)

Members of the Wright and McKee famies and  members of the Independent Commission for the Location of Victims Remains at  Coghalstown, Co Meath.  Photograph: Alan Betson

(...) local priest Fr John O’Brien, Geoff Knupfer and staff of the Independent Commission for the Location of(...)

Local priest Father John O’Brien with members of Séamus Wright’s family at the site in Coghalstown, Co Meath. Photograph: PA

Two bodies unearthed in a field in Co Meath in a search in Co Meath are now believed to be the those of Séamus Wright and Kevin McKee who were abducte(...)

 Pte Hugh Doherty, of Letterkenny, Co Donegal, who was killed in Lebanon. Photograph: Declan Doherty

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has received a report on the death of one soldier and the disappearance of another in Lebanon in 1981. The repo(...)

The Charlemont Street flats in Dublin were  demolished last year. Photograph: Eric Luke

Dublin city councillors will be briefed on a deal to provide social housing and a community centre at Charlemont Street in Dublin, on Monday. The dea(...)

Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe has called for automated traffic light cameras to be used to police the bus gate in College Green and other bus(...)

Paschal Donohoe said 1,000 people a month were being disqualified from driving by the courts, yet about one in ten of these were subsequently detected by the gardaí driving vehicles. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The number of people who have been killed on the State’s roads this year is 19 below the similar period last year - a statistic Minister for Transport(...)

A total of 2,592 cases of elder abuse were reported to the HSE in 2014, 300 of which involved physical abuse. File photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

Almost 300 cases of physical abuse of older people were reported to the HSE in 2014 – with half of the abuse being carried out by adult children of th(...)