Brian Bobey (64) who has been jailed for   18 months for fraudulently taking a total of €158,726 in benefits from the State between 1997 and 2013.  Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man who claimed his late mother’s pension for 16 years after her death has been jailed for a year and a half. Father-of-two Brian Bobey (64)(...)

Brent Pope is joined by students in UCD ahead of Mental Health Ireland’s 5000 Steps to Wellbeing Walk. Photograph: Robbie Reynolds

Rugby pundit Brent Pope said the “ignorance” and stigma around people’s perceptions of mental health conditions needs to be challenged, particularly a(...)

Shipping Container House: Gordon and Maggie Kelley with their children Gordie (7) and Penny Bell (eight months), at their house built from shipping containers at Ringsend , Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Today kicks off Open House Dublin 2017, the annual extravaganza exploring all things architectural. From the Airbnb HQ, to the atmospheric Victorian (...)

Marta Herda knew her passenger Csaba Orsos could not swim. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Ruaidhrí­ Giblin A 30-year-old woman who drove a man who loved her into a deep harbour, where he drowned, has lost an appeal against her conviction (...)

This year’s awards span 25 categories, ranging from business and politics to showbiz and sport

The Irish Times has received more nominations than any other newspaper in the shortlist for this year’s national Journalism Awards, with more than twi(...)

The road was closed for a period of time yesterday to facilitate a forensic examination. Stock photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

A man in his 80s was found dead at the scene of a crash in Co Monaghan on Wednesday, gardaí have said. The man’s body was discovered by gardaí near (...)

A 1 7-year-old  girl was trafficked into Ireland after her brother had sold her for €300 in order for her to be married to an older man.

Gardaí interviewed 47 Latvian women who had been trafficked to Ireland solely to enter into a sham marriage with a non-EU citizen, a new report has re(...)

Minister for Pucblic Expenditure Paschal Donohoe in his office at the Department of Finance, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / THE IRISH TIMES

When Paschal Donohoe was appointed Minister for Public Expenditure last year, he likely never expected to find himself mulling over the number of 99-y(...)

Foul play is not suspected in the death at this stage. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí and the Irish Prison Service have launched separate investigations after an inmate was found dead in his cell at Cloverhill Prison on Wednesday(...)

The man was taken to Store Street Garda station where he remains in custody

A man remains in Garda custody following the alleged sexual assault of a woman in Dublin on Monday. The man, who is in his 30s, was arrested at the s(...)