British prime minister Theresa May talks to US president Donald Trump:  “Thank God for Donald, that he’s reminded us how important it is to be together as Europeans,” Dr Nathalie Tocci said at the Institute of International and European Affairs.  Photograph: Matt Dunham/Reuters

Donald Trump’s election as US president has been good for European unity, a special adviser to European Commission vice-president Federica Mogherini h(...)

Google’s Dublin HQ. Photograph: Reuters/Cathal McNaughton

Google offered cybercrime training for the judiciary ahead of the introduction of new digital interception legislation, according to records of lobbyi(...)

A HSE-funded autism service in Cork continued to provide an unlicensed medication to residents even after authorities threatened to cancel its registration. File photograph: Getty

A HSE-funded autism service in Cork continued to provide an unlicensed medication to residents even after authorities threatened to cancel its registr(...)

 Minister for Heritage Heather Humphreys is due to launch the 2017-2021 National Biodiversity Action on Thursday. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The Government’s new biodiversity action plan “lacks aspiration, focus and strategy”, according to a leading environmental lobby group. The 2017-2021(...)

Foster children in the Carlow/Kilkenny area continued to be placed with carers against whom an allegation had been made for 18 months before an invest(...)

Members of the Irish Amputee Football Association team training for the European Championships for Amputee football. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

When Chris McElligott, a former League of Ireland footballer, lost his leg in a road traffic accident 16 years ago he was resigned to his playing days(...)

Stepaside Garda Station in Co Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

An increasing population in Stepaside, Co Dublin justifies the reopening of its Garda station despite a significant dip in crime in the area over the (...)

The incinerator at Poolbeg, Ringsend, Dublin. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Health and Safety Authority (HSA) is carrying out a criminal investigation into a lime leak at the Poolbeg incinerator, in June, which resulted in(...)

 Oisín McConville: he  delivers talks to children as young as 12 as part of his advocacy work in the area of gambling. Photograph: Barry Cronin

Oisín McConville told a conference on Thursday that he now delivered talks to children as young as 12 as part of his advocacy work in the area of gamb(...)

“To me it wouldn’t make sense for somebody to buy an investment and sit on it and not rent it out unless they’ve got so much cash they don’t know what to do with it”

Realtors in Fingal are not surprised that there are fewer vacant residential properties in the area than first thought, and say saleable housing stock(...)