Aisling Devitt, from Celbridge, Co Kildare, is part of the first group of students enrolled in a batch of new financial services apprenticeships. Photograph: Jack Power

For students sitting their Leaving Cert this month, the exams can feel like the most important weeks of their lives. The intense focus on securing a(...)

Alex Flamant: his designs are stocked in 500 stores worldwide, including the Orchard in Celbridge, Co KIldare.

For a small country, Belgium has contributed more than its fair share of household names to the design world, from Axel Vervoordt and Vincent Van Duys(...)

Nasa image of the planet Mercury. File photograph: NasaAFP/Getty Images

An Irish scientist has succeeded in his bid to name one of the planet Mercury’s most prominent features as Gaeilge. Dr Paul Byrne, a planetary s(...)

James Walsh (right, with black runners) Neilstown Drive, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, appeared before Dublin District Court, charged over seizure of firearms and ammunition at Greenogue Business Park. Photograph: Collins Courts

Three men charged in connection with a large weapons seizure in Dublin have have been remanded in custody. They were brought by armed gardaí in unmar(...)

On the basis that affordability and availability of new homes are the key drivers for buyers, new policy measures to stimulate both these requirement(...)

The OPW considered moving the Seanad to, among other venues, Convention Centre Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Office of Public Works (OPW) contemplated moving the Seanad to the Mansion House, Trinity College and the RDS before opting to go next door to th(...)

The headmaster’s house, Brooklawn House, at the King’s Hospital in Palmerstown, Dublin.

Plans are being made for an emergency meeting of the board of management of King’s Hospital school in west Dublin, following reports that a 13-year-ol(...)

Bishop of Meath and Kildare Pat Storey, one of the board of governors at the school.

Church of Ireland clergy have expressed their “sincere concern” for a 13-year-old boy after allegations emerged he was sexually assaulted with a hocke(...)

Maeve Walsh: impressed the judges with a dish of Kerry hill lamb. Photograph: Barry Cronin

A 23-year-old Dungarvan woman has been awarded the 2016 Euro-toques Young Chef of the Year title. Maeve Walsh is currently chef de partie at Restauran(...)

Kids often find it boring to hike with their parents and siblings, but if their friends come along on the hike, the transformation in their attitudes can be spectacular.

There has never been a better time to be an outdoors child in the Dublin area. There has never been such an abundance of public parks, with well-main(...)