Mavis Arnold (centre) at the launch in 1987 of her booklet ‘Irishwomen into Focus’, with (left)  Thekla Beere, former chairwoman of the Commission on the Status of Women, and the then minister of State for women’s affairs, Nuala Fennell. Photograph: Paddy Whelan

After news broke that the political journalist Bruce Arnold’s home telephone had been tapped by An Garda Síochána, his wife Mavis couldn’t resist joki(...)

Peter Kinsella from Westlink Recovery Services in Dublin. He said recovery companies were now receiving about €50 per tonne of scrap metal compared with €150 four or five years ago. Photograph: Alan Betson

Just a single litter fine was handed out in relation to more than 600 cases of cars left abandoned in Dublin city over the last three years, newly-rev(...)

Don Stiffe

Don Stiffe knew from an early age that he was adopted but while he had always been curious about his birth family, it was not until he was in his late(...)

Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internationals. Photograph: Inpho

Home International team Irish Amateur Open Champion Peter O’Keeffe and Dundalk’s Caolan Rafferty are new caps on the Irish team for the Home Internat(...)

Prince Charles and his wife Camilla at Mullaghmore, Co Sligo, during their visit to Ireland in 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke

The visits to Ireland by the Prince of Wales and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall, have cost the Garda more than €2 million to police, according to n(...)

A  heatwave in May  contributed to fires in Galway, Sligo, Roscommon, Cork and Donegal. Photograph: Getty Images

Local authorities have asked the public to remain vigilant during August to prevent a repeat of the May gorse and forest fires in what is the traditio(...)

Nathan Carter is joined by Sharon Shannon in Sligo’s Knocknarea Arena for a recording of his RTÉ One show. Photograph: James Connolly

“Find someone who loves you as much as RTÉ loves Nathan Carter. ” That’s one of the politer social media reactions to our national broadcaster’s Frid(...)

Tougher laws on brothel keeping are putting sex workers at increased risk of arrest or assault, according to those working with prostitutes.

It was 1am on a Saturday night when Rachel and her husband heard someone knocking on the door. They could guess what the caller wanted. Her husband op(...)

Enabling environment: Granby Park on Lower Dominick St, Dublin, was transformed from a vacant  site into a place of creativity for everyone

Every industry has its shindig: a glitzy award ceremony, sales fair or seminar. For architects, the Venice International Architecture Bienniale is the(...)

Judge  warned drivers  to pull up, take a rest, have a snack or take a short walk if they feel tired or sleepy. Photograph: iStock

A road crash in which an 84-year-old man was killed highlights in “the most tragic way” the impact that a motorist failing to heed their body’s call f(...)