Garda Keith Harrison and his partner Marisa Simms arriving at the Charleton tribunal in Dublin. File photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The Charleton tribunal has heard details of threats made against the life of whistleblower Garda Keith Harrison in October 2013. In a statement to th(...)

Another motorist was caught driving 171km/h in a 120km/h zone on the M7 in Nenagh, Co Tipperary. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí detected 225 vehicles breaking the speed limit over National Slow Down Day, which ended at 7am on Saturday. A motorist travelling at 177km/h i(...)

Easkey Britton: “All that was visible beyond the white fairy lights marking the way onto the beach were a multicoloured train of lights floating across the darkness through the sea and around an invisible swim course.”

The Time of My Life is a weekly column about a moment that changed someone’s life – for the better or the worse. This week, surfer Easkey Britton on a(...)

As part of the initiative gardai have released a list of some of the locations at which they will be based. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Gardai will be out in force early on Friday morning to crack down on speeding on Irish roads. National “Slow Down Day” is being conducted to raise a(...)

Donegal Investment Group is in line for a €45 million windfall after settling a long-running dispute over the price of its exit from Monaghan Mushrooms.

Donegal Investment Group is in line for a €45 million windfall after settling a long-running dispute over the price of its exit from Monaghan Mushroom(...)

Ballyfin in Co Laois: the best hotel in Ireland.

Ballyfin in Co Laois topped the list of best Irish hotels as voted by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Six other five-star hotels scored s(...)

People watch the waves and sea spray in Lahinch, Co Clare. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Storm Ophelia evolved from the strongest eastern Atlantic hurricane in a century and half of records, but did not break the wave height record set by (...)

Senator Gerard Craughwell said there were only two qualified chain saw operators covering the entire northern section of the country in a line from Dublin to Galway. Photograph:  Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Independent Senator Gerard Craughwell has claimed the Army does not have adequate resources to deal with a weather incident like Hurricane Ophelia. H(...)

A Mexican takeaway in Co Donegal this evening won three awards, including top prize for Best Takeaway in Ireland, in the Just Eat National Takeaway Aw(...)

Fallen block a road in Cork on Tuesday morning following Storm Ophelia. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Met Éireann forecasters have said a potential second storm on Saturday could trigger a status yellow weather warning and will bring rainfall and heavy(...)