Dr Gerald Fleming, Met Éireann’s head of forecasting: “We don’t have an operational flood forecast centre which would allow us to predict flooding in any precise way.”

Met Éireann is to receive €3 million from the budget to update its flood warning system which has been described by its head of forecasting as “primit(...)

The Economist Intelligence Unit  report stated that practical support for Irish women returning to work is ‘highly limited’. Photograph: Istock

Irish breast cancer patients and survivors have less support in returning to work than sufferers of the disease in other European countries, an intern(...)

 The iconic image of Che Guevera which Irish artist Jim Fitzpatrick produced a year  after  the revolutionary’s death in 1968

The Irish artist who produced the image of Che Guevara which has now turned up on an An Post stamp said he is proud of the development. Many Cuban-Am(...)

Christopher Sayers (37), who was gunned down last Thursday.

The son of two Irish emigrants has been gunned down in New York by a former employee who he had fired two days previously. Christopher Sayers (37), (...)

President Michael D Higgins has called for a thorough examination of the ‘viciousness’ that was unleashed in Ireland’s Civil War. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

President Michael D Higgins has called for a thorough examination of the “viciousness that was unleashed and the terrible price that was paid” for wha(...)

 Artist Jim Fitzpatrick with a promotional image of a stamp featuring his world famous image of Che Guevara.

A prominent Cuban-American radio host is calling on An Post to explain why it decided to put Che Guevara on a stamp. Ninoska Perez Castellón, a promi(...)

 The award has been described as potentially “transformative” by Niall O’Brien, one of the community activists involved in the grow dome project.

The first grow dome in Ireland which includes a space for the local community to gather has been selected as one of the social entrepreneur projects o(...)

Former leader of UK Independence Party (UKIP) Nigel Farage. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Trinity College Dublin’s Historical Society’s auditor has apologised for his decision to award its gold medal to former UKIP leader Nigel Farage. Mr(...)

TCD researcher Collie Ennis holds a false widow spider

Collie Ennis surrounds himself with spiders day and night. As a research associate in the zoology department in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) he specia(...)

There are 5,377 Airbnb premises in the Dublin City Council area. Photograph: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Legislation is needed to deal with the impact of short-term letting agencies, such as Airbnb, has on the housing supply, an Oireachtas committee has w(...)