The road at New Twopothouse was closed for a time, but has since reopened. Photograph: Frank Miller

Gardaí arrested two men on Wednesday night following a high-speed car chase in north Cork. The men are alleged to have driven a four-wheel-drive SUV(...)

 Governor Philip Lane. The Central Bank has defended the pace of its inquiry, which started two years ago. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The Central Bank was pushed to the “limits of its powers” to force banks to deal with their “unacceptable failings” on tracker mortgages. Central Ba(...)

The Central Bank in Dublin. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

A Central Bank report this week revealed the number of customers overcharged across the industry, through forcing people off tracker mortgages or not (...)

Student was struck by a car in a hit and run incident at Laundry Hill in Cobh, Co Cork shortly before 9pm on Tuesday night.

Gardaí­ are seeking the assistance of the public after a 15-year-old Spanish student was struck by a car in a hit and run incident at Laundry Hill in (...)

The scene was preserved and assistance was sought from the office of the State Pathologist after skeletal remains were discovered at a beach in Wexford. A forensic anthropologist subsequently attended the beach. File photograph: iStockPhoto

Skeletal remains discovered at a beach in Wexford are believed to date to the Iron Age. Gardaí confirmed the discovery of what proved to be a comple(...)

The An Post logo. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The French, they owe us. They owe us big. We haven’t forgotten Paris and Thierry Henry and that incident in the penalty box when the footballer’s fam(...)

Sean Hogan during a media briefing on Storm Ophelia at the National Emergency Co-ordination Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Returning to the Custom House from a routine meeting last Wednesday at Met Éireann in Glasnevin, Conor Sullivan, an official at the Department of Hou(...)

Cork City Council workers clean up after Storm Ophelia: “The main damage and disruption was caused by trees and telegraph poles bringing down power lines leading to power outages,” says David Spillett of Cork City Fire Brigade. Photograph:  Daragh McSweeney/Provision

Cork region’s long experience in dealing with significant weather events stood to it when it came to its preparations for Storm Ophelia. Assistant f(...)

It is believed the three-metre high bronze ‘Mother and Baby’ statue was taken from a green area in Finglas. Photograph: Cllr Paul McAuliffe

Local residents and gardaí in Dublin have appealed for information following the theft of a bronze statue in Finglas during Hurricane Ophelia on Monda(...)

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 (...)