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 (...)

Joe O’Farrell (left) of the Shackleton Museum Athy and Sven Habermann of Conservation Letterfrack peer into the cabin in which the explorer died in the Antartic on January 5th, 1922. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sven Habermann has taken delivery of many fine and fragile objects at his north Connemara workshop, and they come in all shapes, sizes, ages and condi(...)

Adare Manor, Co Limerick. File photograph: The Irish Times

A fire which destroyed a newly-renovated golf clubhouse on the grounds of Adare Manor hotel and golf resort is believed to have been “electrical relat(...)

Limerick businessman JP McManus. (Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times)

A charitable foundation set up by Limerick businessman JP McManus donated over €1.7 million in 2016. Accounts recently filed with the companies offi(...)

The  entrance hall of the Adare Manor

Can you set a wood fire? How are your flower-arranging skills? What about about making the best Irish coffee in the county it was invented in? Can you(...)

On Monday, the DAA announced that 2.9 million passengers used Dublin Airport last month, its busiest June in 77 years

On Monday, the DAA announced that 2.9 million passengers used Dublin Airport last month, its busiest June in 77 years. North American routes rose by 1(...)

The scene of the crash close to the Woodlands House Hotel in Co Limerick on Sunday. Photograph: Limerick Fire Brigade

A young man was seriously injured after he was “ejected” from the rear window of a vehicle when it crashed in Co Limerick, Sunday. Gardaí believe fo(...)

Three-year-old Rocco Ulrich in Fitzgerald’s Park, Cork city. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Compiled by Jennifer O’Connell, Damian Cullen, Sylvia Thompson, Leonie Corcoran, Lorna Siggins, Noel O’Reilly and Malachy Clerkin ANTRIM Carnfu(...)

Paul Walsh of Castle Antiques, Clarecastle, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

For many Americans, Ireland is known as the “old country”, and while this usually refers to the place their ancestors hailed from, it could also be a (...)

Deerfield in the Phoenix Park: the late 18th century home has been the US ambassador’s official residence in Ireland since 1927. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Donald Trump’s choice for US ambassador to Ireland has not been officially confirmed yet, but he has already asked a decorator to plan a revamp of De(...)