A ‘road closed’ sign is seen submerged in floodwater during Storm Ophelia in Galway. Photograph:  Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

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

Carmel Harrington author of 'Cold Feet – The Lost Years'

Novelist Carmel Harrington left a career in sales for Aer Lingus and 3M to write full-time and has six books to her name including the recently publis(...)

The Government plans to spend €2 billion on improving roads, public transport and supporting tourism next year.

The Government plans to spend €2 billion on improving roads, public transport and supporting tourism next year. The Minister for Finance Paschal Dono(...)

Minister for Communications Denis Naughten has warned local authorities not to impose development charges for telecommunications work.  Photograph: Maxwellphotography.ie

Local authorities have been warned in the Dáil by Minister for Communications Denis Naughten not to impose development charges for telecommunications (...)

The probable date mooted for strikes is the October bank holiday weekend between Friday 27th and Monday 30th October. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Q. How did this dispute come about? A. Rail workers have been agitating for pay increases since the recession ended, and have watched on enviously as(...)

Tesco in Roscrea, Co Tipperary

Two supermarkets occupied by Tesco and two more rented by Aldi are to be offered for sale at an overall price of €49 million, which will give the next(...)

Fiona’s son arrived at the gate and was not allowed in because Ticketmaster had cancelled his ticket

A mother called Fiona Falconer bought her teenage son a ticket to Longitude but his great delight turned to greater sadness when he arrived at the gat(...)

Galway fans celebrate beating Waterford in the All-Ireland senior hurling final. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Several decades of hurt and hope distilled into 70 minutes. A magical potion. Two tribes battled to taste it, but only one would drink from the c(...)

Holidaymakers enjoying the summer sun on the beach at Brittas Bay, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Eric Luke

Brittas Bay boasts one of the finest stretches of sand on Ireland’s eastern seaboard and for much of the year, its 5km stretch can be virtually empty.(...)

The High Court has appointed a provisional liquidator to the publisher of four weekly newspapers in Co Wexford employing 30 people. The provisional l(...)