The Border on the M1/A1 Dublin to Belfast road as viewed from the northern side. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty

Ambrose “Bo” McGurgan is checking the tyres on his six-axle lorry at the Applegreen truck stop near Castlebellingham, Co Louth, south of the Irish Bor(...)

 Patrick Nevin has been jailed   for five and a half years  for  sexually assaulting a student he met on  the Tinder dating app in July 2014. File photograph: Collins Courts

During Patrick Nevin’s trial for sexually assaulting a Brazilian student he met on Tinder at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court last winter the jury heard (...)

 Donna McLoughlin, at Woodside Chapel, in  Castlebellingham. “I had no problem with the Presbyterian community – everyone seems very happy with the idea.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The old home of one of the first Presbyterian communities to settle in Ireland in Cromwell’s time has been reborn as an all-inclusive wedding venue fo(...)

Work finished on the Gorey  motorway service station in May 2015 and Topaz was chosen as the successful bidder to operate it and the other two stations at Kilcullen and Moate.  Photograph: Dave Meehan

The cost of maintaining security cover at three long-delayed motorway service stations is more than €12,000 a month, Transport Infrastructure Ireland (...)

The cigarettes found today in the back of a truck near Castlebellingham, Co Louth

A major international operation involving Revenue’s Customs officers and most of the Garda’s anti-organised crime units has resulted in the arrests of(...)