Met Éireann says there is a possibility of flash flooding in affected areas. Photograph: iStock

Status yellow warning in place for Kilkenny, Wexford and Cork

The future of the proposed scheme for O’Devaney Gardens is in doubt after the Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy questioned the basis on which it was approved by Dublin City Council.  Photograph: Tom Honan/The Irish Times.

Minister for Housing says there is no legal basis for agreement on new homes site

Auxiliaries celebrate in April 1921. Photograph: WD Hogan/National Library of Ireland

British attempts at propaganda were undermined by real images

Eamonn McEneaney was project director on the city’s Viking Triangle

 President-elect of the European Council Charles Michel  is welcomed by  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/EPA

Varadkar says he is ‘okay’ with rise as it reflects the strength of the Irish economy

In a statement the Irish Coast Guard said it is ‘actively managing the situation and is liaising closely with all key stakeholders and Search and Rescue (SAR) providers’. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Serious concerns expressed about volunteer’s lifejackets several years ago

Workers at Virgin Media are to hold ballots for industrial action following a decision by the company to make up to 65 workers redundant. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Unions accuse management of failing to consult over decision to lay off up to 65 staff

The Chosen is the most expensive bottle of Irish whiskey ever sold. Just 100 bottles have been made.

Louise McGuane’s gamble to create the most expensive Irish whiskey ever pays off

There are frost and icy stretches mostly in parts of Connacht, Ulster and north Leinster. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/ The Irish Times/ File photo

Conditions due to clear on Thursday to bring cold, bright day with good sunny spells

Snow in Athy, Co Kildare today. Photograph: Jerry Carbery

First fall of the winter prompts AA to advise ‘extreme caution’ while driving on M7

The Iron 12 memorial during commemorations to mark the 100th anniversary of the killings in 2015. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

A new book reveals the brutal fate of 11 soldiers, six of them Irish, and their French host, in 1915

Businesses have been warned to not trust emails claiming that a supplier’s banking details have changed.

If your supplier emails to say they have changed their bank details, call to confirm

Wintry showers in Dublin. File photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Dublin has already received its average rainfall for November after 10 days

Two companies have been defrauded of more than €650,000 between them following an internet email scam.   Photograph: iStock

Two firms lost €650,000 recently in the so-called invoice redirection fraud

President Michael D Higgins with Lieut Col Ken Martin during the Remembrance Sunday service at St Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Remembrance Sunday service in St Patrick’s Cathedral pays tribute to World War dead

Irish brothers Edward, Harry and Frank Sheehan were killed in separate bombing missions during the war. Photograph: Irish in Europe group

The Sheehan brothers from Fermoy died while serving with the Canadian forces

Tom Cremins: ‘Our goal is to have the first woman and the next man to demonstrate that it is a new age.’

Technology in place for mission to the moon for first time since 1972, says Tom Cremins

One of the dogs seized by Revenue officers on Friday at Dublin Port. Photograph: Revenue

DSPCA accuses owners of ‘being lazy’ in not ensuring animals are properly documented

Winners of the Ultimate Frisbee European Championship Aine Gilheany and Jennifer Kwan with President Higgins at Áras an Uachtaráin. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ireland won gold at the European Ultimate Frisbee Championships this summer

Academics are predicting mass car ownership will be replaced by sharing schemes, public transport, cycling and e-scooters. File photograph: Alan Betson

Car ownership as we know it is coming to an end, conference told

Sonya Mulligan and Ger Moane (centre) with fellow protesters joined the kiss outside the Dáil protest at the lack of hate crime legislation in Ireland. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish

Brazilian man has since left Ireland after being attacked by assailants and beaten

Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern was speaking at the launch of a new book called The Birth of the Border by Cormac Moore (left). Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Former Taoiseach criticises ‘sheer ignorance of Irish history’ by some Brexiteers

Evelyn Cusack, head of forecasting at Met Éireann said the latest spell of wet weather follows on from the 50mm of rain which fell over the weekend. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Head of forecasting Evelyn Cusack says there is a danger of ‘yellow fatigue’ from warnings

A member asks a questions at a session of the   Citizens’ Assembly  to consider the Eighth Amendment to the Constitution.

It must also hear the unionist case and the argument for the status quo

Foxford, County Mayo: Members of the Argentine navy walk in the footsteps of Admiral William Brown who was born in the town in 1777. Photograph: Oliver Murphy

Founder of the Argentine navy has been celebrated in his home town of Foxford

 A weather warning has been issued for eastern counties until 9pm on Monday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Potatoes, carrots, parsnips, winter wheat and barley all under threat from heavy rain

Sheila O’Leary, whose parents were both in the GPO during the Easter Rising, has died at the age of 97.  .Photograph: Alan Betson

Sheila O’Leary shared the unique distinction with the former Taoiseach Garret FitzGerald

Dr Donal de Buitléir who has run every marathon over the last 39 years and is hoping to complete his fortieth today.

Donal de Buitléir says luck has played a part in getting him to the starting line for 40 years

Shoppers stock up on drinking water at a Lidl store in Leixlip, following the boil water notice affecting more than 600,000 people. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Irish Water said results for two water samples received today were satisfactory

To date 118 fatalities have been recorded on Irish roads this year, four more than the same time last year. File photograph: Getty

‘Main deterrent cannot be being caught by the gardaí,’ says road traffic watchdog

Gardaí say they will be out in force to enforce speed limits over the bank holiday weekend. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Gardaí report ‘dramatic growth’ in number of young people caught for drink-driving

The footage from the Magdalene Laundry in Gloucester Street shows women in handmade costumes smiling and laughing as they dance around.

Fr Jack Delaney made rare films depicting Irish life before the advent of television

Michael Collins - pictured in 1921. This postcard image became a popular memento after he was killed in an ambush near Bandon in County Cork. Photograph: Hulton Archive

What was Collins’s ‘freedom to achieve freedom’ speech all about?

In Ireland, fireworks are classed as explosives and are resulted under national and EU legislation. File photograph: Alan Betson

Operation Tombola will target the sale of fireworks which can cause serious injury

The road remains closed currently and local diversions are in place

Man (30s) is 118th person killed on the State’s roads this year

Micheál McAvoy  (right) swapping tickets with a Japanese fan. Photograph via the Irish Rugby World Cup Japan Forum Facebook page

Many Irish fans bought tickets in anticipation of being in the ‘other quarter-final’

Last year 61,016 babies were born in the Republic, the lowest figure since 2002.

DCU economics professor says housing and childcare costs could be affecting birth rate

British prime minister Boris Johnson at the  EU summit in Brussels on Thursday. Photograph: Frank Augstein

What the papers say: ‘Get real – take the deal’

Boris Johnson needs 320 MPs to back his deal to win a majority of one. File photograph: Getty

DUP votes will be important but not decisive in attempting to secure Commons majority

Boris Johnson may pass the Brexit deal in the House of Commons if a group of Labour backbenchers support it, a Tory ERG member has said. Photograph: HO/AFP/Getty Images

Nigel Evans says group of Labour backbenchers could be vital for ratification

Author Marian Keyes is pictured as the National Library of Ireland announces  details of a pilot scheme to expand the ways it collects the ‘born-digital’ story of Ireland. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times.

Author expected ‘well-awarded man’ would be first asked by National Library of Ireland for material

Presenter Ryan Tubridy on the set of last year’s  Late Late Toy Show. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Host Ryan Tubridy ‘gobsmacked’ by response to this year’s Toy Show

A new industry group for the hair and beauty industry is establishing a national register for a sector which employs almost 30,000 people.

Hair and Beauty Industry Confederation (Habic) says sector employs 30,000 people

Fire damage to Scoil Chaitríona Cailíní, which is located off the Malahide Road near Mask Avenue Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins Photos.

Six units of fire brigade on scene of fire in Artane which began at 6.10am

War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary in front of Mountjoy prison, Dublin, for imprisoned Sinn Féin members on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

Military Archives in Cathal Brugha Barracks holds historical, economic and familial records

From Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall (2014), a film based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only man ever deported from Ireland.

Several famous anti-Treaty Republicans applied for a pension while living abroad

A group of Black and Tans on a trench road in Tipperary, while assisting the British Army during the War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Revolution Files: Men fabricated raids and arms seizures to get pensions because they were in dire financial straits

An RIC cadet and two members of Sinn Féin lying dead on the road, while in the background cadets are taking Sinn Féiners prisoners, Irish War of Independence, Tralee, Ireland. Photograph from The Illustrated London News, vol 157, no 4258, November 27, 1920.

Kerry, 1921: Eight Black and Tans were killed by 50 IRA men in the Rathmore ambush

Thomas McDonagh, one of 41 IRA men who died during the War of Independence in Roscommon, remembered on a memorial outside Elphin. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The Roscommon files: Fears Black and Tans would burn town in revenge for ambush

Sligo Gaol

The Sligo files: Pension file reveals grieving wife of Seamus Devins drank disinfectant 14 years after his death

The West Mayo Brigade Flying Column posed for this photograph in 1922

The Mayo files: Heavily armed British soldiers overcame men

Patrick Ramsbottom fired a warning shot at a man who had disturbed their plans to sabotage the railway link between Waterford and Dublin in order to prevent troop reinforcements arriving from Rosslare. Image: Military Service Pensions Collection

The Revolution Files: IRA officer Patrick Ramsbottom also led the column which carried out the first military operation of the ins(...)

A group of Black and Tans on a trench road in Tipperary, assisting the British Army during the Irish War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Kilkenny files: Families of both men were later granted State pensions

A suspected member of Sinn Féin is searched at gunpoint by the Black and Tans during the War of Independence, November 1920. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Louth files: Town ‘sneeringly hostile’ to IRA, making operations difficult

Image: Military Service Pensions Collection

The Revolution Files: The owner refused to close for the funeral of Terence McSwiney

Maj Gen PA Mulcahy chief of Staff, Gen Sean MacEoin TD, minister for defence and Col AT Lawlor OC, Curragh Training Camp, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

The Longford files: Gen Seán Mac Eoin exaggerated number of killings to enhance pension claims

Lea-Wilson's widow, Dr Marie Lea-Wilson, came to prominence when a painting she purchased at an auction in 1924 turned out to be identified in 1990 as Caravaggio's masterpiece.

The Wexford files: Percival Lea-Wilson was seen by Michael Collins forcing Proclamation signatory Tom Clarke to strip naked

Tom Barry, the most famous IRA commander during the War of Independence and the mastermind of the Kilmichael ambush, addresses some of his old comrades at a memorial service in 1966

The Cork files: Sixteen auxiliaries and three IRA men killed in attack led by Tom Barry

A statue of a soldier erected to commemorate those who took part in the War of Independence in the village square of Galbally, Co Limerick. Photograph:  Getty

The Limerick files: Robert Byrnes was the first IRA volunteer killed in the War of Independence

The imposing ruins of Tyrone House, near the village of Kilcolgan, Co Galway, January 1968. The house was destroyed by the local IRA unit during the War of Independence. Photograph: RDImages/Epics/Getty Images

The Revolution Files: Shooting dead of Edward Krumm subject of international investigation

Men, possibly of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), resting in the hills of Tipperary during the Irish War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Revolution Files:The actions by the Offaly brigade was listed under police work in the brigade activity reports

Suspects being searched in Dublin in 1920 during the War of Independence. From Story of Twenty Five Years, published 1935. Photograph: Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

The Clare files: Despite deserting, William Carroll was awarded a handsome RIC pension

The site of the Soloheadbeg ambush: The ambush site is approximately 300m from Soloheadbeg quarry. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

The Tipperary files: Marian Tobin cited written testimonial from both Breen in her application for a military pension

Republican author and politician Erskine Childers (1870-1922), with his wife, aboard his yacht, the Asgard, which was used to run guns for the Irish Volunteers. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

The Wicklow files: Free State government had little to pin on high-profile anti-Treaty leader but was desperate to get rid of him

Pike's Bridge outside Maynooth where Patrick Mullaney's anti-Treaty column were finally captured by Free State forces.

The Kildare files: Active unit engaged in disrupting vital communications during Civil War

Drumboe Castle

The Donegal files: Border villages of Pettigo and Belleek were locations of battles between the IRA and B Specials

Irish War of Independence: A woman recites the Rosary front of Mountjoy prison in Dublin for imprisoned Sinn Féiners on hunger strike. Photograph: adoc-photos/Corbis via Getty Images

The Westmeath files: Attempt to have one more crack at British forces called off due to enemy strength and ‘hostile population’

In March 1923 19-year-old IRA anti-Treaty volunteer Thomas Greehy was killed in a booby-trap explosion when he went to recover weapons from an arms dump. He was hastily buried near the spot and his funeral in his native Lismore, Co Waterford did not take place until August 1924.

The Waterford files: Bill Lennon faced execution for deserting National Army

Margaret Skinnider was one of more than 200 members of Cumann na mBan whose applications are contained in the archive.The files outline the women’s injuries, the risks they took and their heavy involvement in military action during the 1916 Rising and the Civil War.

The Dublin files: Those who fought in the Rising, and their families, struggled to get a military pension

On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files

Newly released Military Archive files shed light on violence in the city in 1920-1922

 Norah Glynn,   a great-niece of Owen McMahon: ‘I was in my late teens when I heard about it.’ Photograph: Dave Meehan

Belfast pogrom’s most infamous incident cast a dark shadow over the extended family

On Tuesday, October 15th, The Irish Times will publish The Revolution Files

Newly released Military Archive files shed light on violence in the city in 1920-1922

Minister for Health Simon Harris said the purpose of the autism plan was to “increase knowledge and change attitudes” in relation to a misunderstood condition. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More must be done to ‘autism-proof’ services, Minister for Health says

Flooding in Deansgrange, Co Dublin last year. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Up to 50mms expected over the next day and a half

The  Black and Tans in operation during the War of Independence. Michael Purtill  claimed  to have orchestrated an ambush in Kilmorna in which three Black and Tans were killed returning to barracks on April 7th, 1921 though his senior officer contradicted his claim.   Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Granduncle of BBC journalist Fergal Keane was granted pension based on civil war record

Gardaí at the scene of the Extinction Rebellion protest at the Dáil on Thursday night. Photograph: Twitter/@ExtinctRebelsIE

Protesters paste exterior wall of Government department with excerpts from scientific papers

I BIKE Dublin’s slow cycle through the city centre on Thursday morning. Photograph: Dave Meehan

I BIKE Dublin campaign embarks on slow cycle and complains about this week’s budget

Green Party leader Eamon Ryan: ‘There are ways we can do things that are better for the environment and better for our pocket.’ Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

‘We don’t all need to own a car. Most of our cars are sitting in a car park for 95% of the time’

I BIKE Dublin led a slow cycle through Dublin city centre this morning, in solidarity with Extinction Rebellion’s week of direct action on climate change. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

I BIKE campaign claim Government is not doing enough to support cycling and make it viable option

The delays were  due to   vandalism of signalling equipment between Newbridge and Kildare overnight. File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Irish Rail employee foils attempted robbery of valuable wire used for signalling

Arts Council chairman Kevin Rafter: welcomed the increase in its budget. File photograph: Alan Betson

Arts Council pleased but artists’ body devastated by the increase in funding

A Cumann na mBan protest outside Mountjoy prison during the  War of Independence. Kathleen Mary Napoli was informed she was not eligible for a pension because she was not a member of the organisation

Kathleen Mary Napoli was so trusted during the War of Independence that she accompanied the treaty delegation to London

Pedestrians in Cork City as Storm Lorenzo hit on Thursday. More rain is expected over the weekend. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Unsettled conditions will see more rainfall over the weekend and into next week

A still from a video of the whale in Dublin Bay posted on social media on Wednesday. Photograph: Stella Maris Rowing Club/Facebook.

Body of Fin whale, second biggest animal on the planet, is spotted by passengers on a ferry

Parts of Donegal town are underwater this morning as the storm dumped up to 50mm of rainfall on the region. Photograph: Donegal Daily.

Storm lingered in Atlantic longer than expected and lost energy, Met Éireann says

Head of forecasting at Met Eireann, Evelyn Cusack following a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination group on Wednesday concerning Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Orange alert in place for five counties with gusts of up to 130km/h forecast

Met Éireann says likelihood of landfall ‘high probability’ and warns of flooding

A graphic from weather mapping service Magic Seaweed showing the current expected location of high winds associated with Hurricane Lorenzo  along the west coast of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Torrential rain and gusts of more than 130km/h forecast by Met Éireann

Details of John Delaney’s remuneration package were published earlier this year. Photograph: Laura Hutton/The Irish Times

Dominant FAI figure for 15 years was embroiled in a number of controversies during tenure

MPs at Westminister have passed a Bill stating that abortion will be decriminalised in Northern Ireland unless Stormont is restored by October 21st. Photograph: Paul Faith/AFP/Getty Images

Joint statement urges NI secretary to reconvene Assembly before October deadline

Dublin fans during homecoming celebration marking the historic ‘five-in-a-row’ victory of the men’s team and the ‘three-in-a-row victory’ for the women in Merrion Square. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thousands turn out at Merrion Square to honour success of men’s and women’s teams

An image showing  the wide spread in outcomes in the latest  output from  the European Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasts. The progress of Lorenzo and any potential impacts for Ireland are being closely monitored.

Weather forecasters are tracking the path of category five hurricane

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy. Photograph: Tom Honan

Minister for Housing says rent pressure zones need to work but rents are ‘unsustainable’

Simon Community chief executive Sam McGuinness said its expanded medical treatment facility had not been subject to objections from neighbours. Photograph: Frank Miller/THE IRISH TIMES

Expanded Usher’s Island treatment centre will be opened by the end of 2021

British prime minister Boris Johnson points his finger during fractious exchanges on Wednesday.   Photograph:  House of Commons/PA Wire

British newspapers react to fractious House of Commons debate

 British prime minister Boris Johnson speaks during the 74th session of the UN General Assembly on Tuesday. Photograph: Johannes Eisele/Getty

Financial Times, Guardian and Scotsman newspapers urge Boris Johnson to resign

 Mary O’Rourke helping to launch Fraud Awareness Week: never divulge financial information by telephone or email. Photograph: Conor McCabe

O’Rourke warns people – especially elderly – of scams as Fraud Awareness Week starts

Part of a manuscript called Lebhar Inghine i Dhomhnaill (The Book of O’Donnell’s Daughter) about the daughter of Red Hugh O’Donnell, one of the earls who left Ireland after the Battle of Kinsale in 1602.

Irish College in Leuven was a bastion of learning in Europe for centuries

Applegreen has confirmed that a video of a rat emerging from a loaf of bread at one its filling stations is authentic.

Applegreen confirms incident at its Cherry Orchard filling station was authentic

Farmers protesting outside the Dawn Meats plant at Grannagh on the Waterford/ Kilkenny border. File Photograph: PA

Creed urges farmers to ‘step away from blockades’ as beef deal stalls

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