Dumped tyres in the Dublin mountains

New regulations governing the disposal of used tyres have come into force. Minister for Environment Denis Naughten last month announced details of th(...)

CEO of the Charities Regulator, John Farrelly pictured at the launch of The Charity Regulator’s fundraising guidelines. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The Charities Regulator has published a set of fundraising guidelines which it says are “a significant step forward” in restoring confidence in Irish (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross opts for a 1959 Rover 100   to try out the new motorway. Photograph: Ray Ryan

Wishing you were on that N17 is a feeling that will likely linger for those making the journey on the main carriageway from north to south Co Galway i(...)

Enda Kenny at the 1976 Fine Gael ardfheis.  Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Enda Kenny is expected to confirm within weeks he will not contest the next general election. Mr Kenny, who stood aside as taoiseach(...)

Birdhill, Co Tipperary was named overall winner in Tidy Towns 2017

Birdhill, Co Tipperary, has been named overall winner in this year’s Tidy Towns competition, which drew entries from a record 870 towns and villages. (...)

A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field in 2014.

Gas Networks Ireland says it is confident that safe gas has been fully restored throughout Galway and Mayo, following the alert late last week affecti(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe: confirmed he had begun transferring his shares in drinks giant Diageo to his wife. Photograph: Sam Boal/Rollingnews.ie

Paschal Donohoe, the Minister for Finance, is attempting to head off any criticism that he could have a perceived conflict of interest when setting al(...)

A 40m gas flare from the Ocean Guardian drilling rig during a well production test at the Corrib field in 2014.

Fully odourised gas has been restored throughout counties Galway and Mayo, Gas Networks Ireland (GNI) has confirmed. GNI said that all 9,600 customer(...)

Shell’s gas terminal in Erris

Two State investigations are under way into the release of odourless gas into the natural gas supply in the west of Ireland after a “technical fault”(...)

Donna Price pictured with a photo her son Darren at the National Ploughing Championships in Screggan, Tullamore,  Co Offaly. Photograph: Tom Honan

Clutching a framed photo of her son Darren, Donna Price looks down at the other 187 frames. The white frames, with images of people killed on Irish r(...)