Castle Hotel in Macroom, Co Cork

“They got a hammer to break an egg,” pharmacist and businessman Matt Murphy says of a Fine Gael-Labour government decision to abolish Macroom Town Cou(...)

Iarnród Éireann tweeted this evening that the 17:05 Connolly-Sligo would have to return to Connolly shortly “and will then depart for Sligo via Newcomen Junction”. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Traffic appears to be moving relatively reasonably through Dublin city on Friday evening after severe weather earlier today but there were some issues(...)

Wind turbines: at least three white-tailed sea eagles died in the Kerry-Cork area, said the National Parks and Wildlife Service  in a report to An Bord Pleanála

Wind turbine blades have been responsible for the deaths of at least three white-tailed sea eagles in the Kerry-Cork area, the National Parks and Wild(...)

Gardaí continue to investigate the discovery of a growhouse at Dereenaling in Ballyvourney, Co Cork.  Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Gardaí were last night continuing to question three men arrested following the discovery of a sophisticated underground cannabis growhouse with(...)