Josepha Madigan, Minister of State for special education, announced the  expansion of special education places in Dublin and Cork.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A number of private schools in south Dublin plan to enrol students with learning disabilities who have been assessed as requiring special classes for (...)

Niagara Falls: take a boat ride to the foot of the falls and experience its majesty up close

Now that travel restrictions are lifting or lifted and the world is opening up again, it’s clear people are hungry to get out and about once more. Cla(...)

Ships operated by Russia have been spotted in international waters off the coast of Ireland.

The core of the Russian navy’s Northern Fleet has been observed manoeuvring in and around Irish-controlled waters in recent days, ahead of planned liv(...)

People board a US Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III during an evacuation at Hamid Karzai International Airport in Kabul. Photograph:  EPA/US Marine Corps

It is fair to assume Irish citizens being repatriated from Kabul this week will not mind which country’s flag is on the tail of the aircraft taking th(...)

The incident started early on Sunday morning when the coastguard was responding to a distress call involving an injured fisherman aboard the French Albator-2, northwest of Dingle. File photograph: The Irish Times

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter which was forced to abandon a maritime rescue on Sunday is now back in operation. The Sikorsky S-92 aircraft was eva(...)

The Air Corps put its aircraft on standby amid fears Rescue 115, a Sikorsky S92 helicopter, would have to ditch in the sea on its way back to base.

An Irish Coast Guard helicopter was forced to leave a crew member and an injured fisherman on a trawler off the coast of Kerry on Sunday after encount(...)

From Dunfanaghy in Donegal to Duncannon in Wexford, Ireland's beaches offer something for everyone this summer For most of us, seaside resorts a(...)

A year in Malaga: Ciarán McCoy and his wife, Enid Bebbington, with one of his Pigsy paintings

Ciarán McCoy currently lives in Malaga with his wife, Enid Bebbington. They are both from Dublin, where they normally live and work, but are spending (...)

A drive-in Christmas market in Landshut, Germany. Photograph: Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images.

The state at the centre of Australia’s worst coronavirus outbreak has gone 28 days with no new cases of the virus, an enviable record as Tokyo posted(...)

Currently the Irish Air Corps provides top cover in many SAR missions, using its CASA maritime patrol aircraft. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Some of Ireland’s search and rescue (SAR) functions may be carried out by aircraft based in the UK, raising concerns among senior Irish military offic(...)

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