Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe’s Budget 2018 speech to the Dáil viewed from the Thomond Bar, Marlboro Street, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The reaction of locals in the Thomond Bar on Marlboro Street in Cork to the Budget on Tuesday afternoon mirrored, perhaps, the nation – apathy, if one(...)

Mohill 0-14 Glencar/Manor 0-11 Full forward Keith Beirne led a brilliant second-half comeback from Mohill as they consigned Glencar/Manor to a third(...)

Ciarán Moran’s goal sealed victory for Carlow over Leitrim. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carlow 2-14 Leitrim 0-13 Carlow footballers earned a fifth championship outing this summer after Turlough O’Brien’s side came with a strong second-ha(...)

Independent career adviser Ronan Kennedy says millenials need to  develop their skills and experience beyond their qualification. Photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

For the third year in a row, graduates who are about to embark on a job hunt have reason to hope. Of course, some industries are stronger than others(...)

“Ask yourself, ‘What do you want to get out of the course? Is it just for the sake of doing a course? Is it because you want a particular job?’ ” File photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

It’s quite fitting that so many colleges are competing for business students. But which one is best? A human resources officer might diplomatically t(...)

We spoke to three careers experts about the most frequently asked questions they face and the most common scenarios facing their clients. Photograph: IADT Dún Laoghaire

Picking a postgraduate course can be a big ordeal. When students sit down to choose their undergraduate course, there is always the fallback of choosi(...)

A man has been jailed after trying to transport 1.6kg of high-grade explosives and three detonators on the Bus Éireann bus from Dublin to Derry. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A man who was arrested while trying to transport 1.6kg of high-grade explosives and three detonators on the Bus Éireann bus from Dublin to Derry has b(...)

Naoufal Fassih: The Dutch-Moroccan  is escorted from the High Court on January 27th. Photograph: Courts Collins

Naoufal Fassih’s nickname among those whom he allegedly commissioned to pump bullets into Peter Raap is “Buik” – Dutch for “stomach”. It is not hard (...)

Patrick Brennan (53) was arrested last June by officers from the garda’s Special Detective Unit (SDU) at Busaras, in Store Street following a tip-off. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Dublin’s main bus station had to be evacuated after a dissident republican was caught on board a service to Derry with 1.6 kilos of high-grade explosi(...)

Naoufal Fassih (35): subject of three Dutch extradition warrants. Photograph: Courts Collins

A Dutch-based criminal whose extradition from Ireland is sought by the Netherlands authorities, has connections to the Kinahan gang, a court heard on(...)