President  Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina  visit the Irish Support Agency in Bondi in Sydney Australia. Photograph: Maxwells

President Michael D Higgins paid tribute to the work of the Irish Support Agency in the Sydney suburb of Bondi for the help they provide to members of(...)

Sean Hogan from the National Emergency Co-ordination Group said severe coastal and river flooding was unlikely. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Storm Brian is just a “run of the mill storm” albeit one which is badly timed, the State’s national director of emergency planning Sean Hogan has said(...)

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The best jazz gigs to see this week
  • Music
  • October 20, 2017, 05:00

Saturday 21st Zrazy. Baggots Hutton, Dublin, 8.30pm, €12, baggotshutton.com –Jazzy-pop (or is that poppy-jazz?) duo Zrazy - singer/flautist Maria Wal(...)

  Irish Water managing director Jerry Grant   at the National Emergency Co-ordination Centre on Tuesday: he acknowledged there was “a very significant water deficit across the south of the country”. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A total of 66,000 households and businesses were without water late on Tuesday as Irish Water and ESB Networks worked to restore supplies disrupted du(...)

People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Hurricane winds collapsed a stand at Turners Cross, Cork city during Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A storm red warning remains in operation countrywide as Hurricane Ophelia centres on the north of the country and begins to clear northeastwards. Eve(...)

Movement Strategies is a world-leading consultancy in London that analyses the movements of people.  Photograph: Getty Images

Aoife Hunt readily admits that part of being “a maths nerd” is doing past Leaving Cert maths exams. The UK-based mathematician and data scientist neve(...)

Good Herdsman  is a leading producer of organic beef for home and export markets. It  has two plants, and slaughters about 6,000 cattle from certified organic farms every year

Regulators have approved Larry Goodman’s ABP Food Group’s bid to take a controlling stake in organic beef producer Good Herdsmen. ABP agreed to take(...)

After Tralee, Co Kerry at 19 weeks, the longest waiting times by test centre are Athlone (17 weeks), Donegal (17 weeks), Roscommon (16.8 weeks), Mallow (16.7 weeks). Photograph: Getty Images

Driving test waiting times have risen to an average of 13 weeks, with the longest waiting times in Tralee, Co Kerry, at almost five months, according (...)

Michael McElligott of Tetrarch: has not said whether Tetrarch will bid for the hotel. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Estate agent JLL is seeking upwards of €4.8 million for the freehold of Clonmel Park Hotel in Co Tipperary, which is currently leased by Irish investo(...)