Seán Hogan, Chairman of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group during a media briefing on Hurricane Ophelia on Kildare Street in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

The State’s National Emergency Co-ordination Group has urged people to not take unnecessary risks and to remain indoors on Monday afternoon. Hurrica(...)

Extended hours will be in operation at the Peter McVerry homeless youth café on Berkeley Street.  File Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An additional 200 beds are to be made available for rough sleepers in Dublin on Monday evening, The temporary accommodation spaces have been sourced (...)

Ibrahim Halawa (21) has spent more than four years in jail. File photograph: Family Handout/PA Wire

Ibrahim Halawa is in “good spirits” and looking forward to returning home to Ireland, according to the Department of Foreign Affairs. The 21-year-old(...)

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(...)

After Tralee, Co Kerry at 19 weeks, the longest waiting times by test centre are Athlone (17 weeks), Donegal (17 weeks), Roscommon (16.8 weeks), Mallow (16.7 weeks). Photograph: Getty Images

Driving test waiting times have risen to an average of 13 weeks, with the longest waiting times in Tralee, Co Kerry, at almost five months, according (...)

Ibrahim Halawa is set to receive a consular visit from the Irish Embassy in Cairo in the coming days

Ibrahim Halawa is set to receive a consular visit from the Irish Embassy in Cairo in the coming days, it has been confirmed. The Department of Foreig(...)

Johnny Murphy: ‘The prescription charges are another one I’m disappointed with.’

John Murphy suffered a severe spinal injury 27 years ago in a motor cycle accident which left him unable to work. The Cork man currently receives €19(...)

Landlord  Stephen Faughnan says the re-introduction of accommodation such as  bedsits should have been addressed

“What did Budget 2018 do for me as a landlord? Absolutely nothing,” says landlord Stephen Faughnan, who believes that the Government has done nothing (...)

05/10/2017…news…Clarence Soliman who is an Nurse in St.Vincents Hospital Dublin pictured for Budget feature.Photograph: Aidan Crawley Me and My Budget

Clarence Soliman is a nurse in St. Vincent’s hospital who feels that he and many other “millennials” will be disappointed by Budget 2018. The 23-yea(...)

 Ibrahim Halawa  has been acquitted of all charges in Egypt after four years in jail.

The Egyptian legal authorities have not yet begun to process the paperwork for Ibrahim Halawa’s release from jail. “The first stage hasn’t even been (...)