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Empty shelves in a supermarket during Storm Emma. Photograph: Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne

“There are only nine meals between mankind and anarchy,” said the American writer Alfred Henry Lewis in a distinctly alarming piece written more than (...)

People sleeping rough during the latest cold snap have been offered emergency accommodation, according to the national housing and homelessness charit(...)

Snow scenes from Fairview Park, Dublin, on Sunday. Photograph: Tom Honan

Heavy snow caused travel disruption and cancellations in many parts of Ireland on Sunday amid unseasonably cold weather for March. Motorists, pedestr(...)

Musicians Neil Martin and Christy Moore were among those to carry the coffin of uilleann piper Liam O’Flynn at his funeral in Kill, Co Kildare.  . Photograph: Alan Betson

Liam O’Flynn “understood simplicity in a way few people did. He understood space. He understood silence,” recalled the late uileann piper’s friend and(...)

John Haskins jnr who was injured when a tree fell in him in February 2014. Photograph: Collins

A man who suffered multiple severe injuries when a tree fell on him in stormy weather has settled his High Court action for €165,000. John Haskins j(...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary said the union was concerned that members working on the Kildare routes for Bus Éireann would not be forced to move “to an inferior employer”.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of “potential industrial flashpoints” after State-owned Bus Éireann lost the rights to operate Kilda(...)

An orange weather warning has been issued for eastern counties as Ireland experiences one of the coldest St Patrick’s Day in living memory. Met Éirea(...)

O’Connell Street during last year’s St Patrick’s Day parade in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

He banished snakes from the country but people attending St Patrick’s Day parades around Ireland this weekend may well wish our patron saint had focus(...)

Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Denis Nulty is  to visit the parish in Co Laois where  Fr Malachy Finnegan was a curate  in the early 1950s.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Denis Nulty is on Saturday to visit the parish in Co Laois where abuser priest Fr Malachy Finnegan was a curate for thr(...)

Liam O’Flynn’s abilities first came to prominence as a member of the cutting-edge trad-folk band Planxty.

There has been a sad sense of anticipation leading up to the passing of Liam O’Flynn, or Liam Óg Ó Floinn as he was often referred to, amongst those w(...)

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