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 (...)

The RNLI lifeboat towed a  yacht into Rosslare on Monday, arriving into the harbour at about 1.25pm. At that point, wind speeds were about 140km an hour.

An RNLI lifeboat coxswain who towed a yacht to safety off the southeast coast said he has never witnessed wind speeds like those with Storm Ophelia. (...)

AP McCoy will talk to Paddy Power at the One-Zero 2017 conference on Tuesday. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/INPHO

Monday, October 16th Results: Kuehne and Nagel, Netflix. Indicators: Irish goods exports and imports (Aug); Euro zone balance of trade (Aug). Tuesd(...)

Bill the sniffer dog. Photograph: Revenue

Revenue officers have seized €24,500 in cash as part of an intelligence-led operation targeting the illegal importation, supply and sale of tobacco pr(...)

Brandon Miele of Shamrock Rovers with his SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month Award for September.   Photograph: Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

It may be so long at this stage since Cork City’s champagne was first put on ice that the key prop for any celebration they might stage may well be lu(...)

The 2016 census found the majority (80.2 per cent) of the 10,653 Travellers in the labour force are unemployed. Stock image: The Irish Times

More Travellers are going to college but educational attainment among their number “continues to lag significantly behind” that of the general populat(...)

Dundalk celebrate Robbie Benson’s goal during their 4-2 extra-time win over Shamrock Rovers. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 2 Dundalk 4 (AET) Goals in extra-time from in-form David McMillan and captain Stephen O’Donnell booked Dundalk’s passage through to t(...)

Seán Phillips and his wife, Norma: “We told these men that this guy was threatening to kill our family, our kids,” Mr Phillips says. “We definitely think the Garda saw Crevan as ‘don’t touch’. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The family of a young woman seriously injured in the same incident in which Garda Tony Golden was murdered two years ago today, are demanding a “full (...)

Fire crews from Dundalk and Ardee responded and a spokesman for the fire service confirmed that at one stage 18 fire fighters were involved. Photograph: iStock

A man who died in a fire in his home early on Saturday morning was named locally as Sean McGee who was 84. Tributes were paid to Mr McGee, a local hi(...)

The Oriel Wind Farm scheme, located 22km off the Co Louth coast,    will have the potential to generate up to 330 megawatts (MW), enough to power 250,000 homes. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

The development of Ireland’s first major offshore wind farm has moved a step closer with the announcement that Oriel Wind, the energy group backed by (...)