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Residents of Townsville in north Queensland have been warned  that flooding has not yet reached its peak as torrential rain continues. Photograph:  Ian Hitchcock/Getty Images

After record-breaking high temperatures hit Australia in recent weeks, unprecedented flooding is now wreaking destruction in north Queensland, with co(...)

A pan with frying eggs is seen on a pavement during a heatwave in Adelaide. The city  sweltered through the highest temperature ever recorded by a major Australian city on Thursday, peaking at a searing 46.6 degrees as the drought-parched nation heads toward potentially the hottest January on record. Photograph: James H Bean/Reuters

Weather forecasters are issuing heat warnings in Australia as temperatures soar and a further heatwave is expected to hit over the weekend. Temperatur(...)

 Debbie Jenkinson (L): ‘It’s nice we have this virgin territory to explore and make our own thing happen.’ Photograph: Tom Honan

It’s a good time for comics in Ireland. An independent small-press comics scene is blossoming, while in parallel, high-profile Irish artists such as W(...)

Vegetarian dishes proved very popular with readers at irishtimes.com during 2018

Let them eat cake . . . and scones, and pies, and cookies and crumble. The online community of cooks at The Irish Times has been baking up a storm dur(...)

The Revenue Commissioners have given a notice of assessment to Perrigo, a pharma giant with its headquarters in Dublin.

What’s this story about a new tax demand on a big pharma company about? The Revenue Commissioners have given a notice of assessment to Perrigo, a pha(...)

Serious fire safety risks were found at St James’s Wood apartments in Kilmainham, Dublin 8. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A report published in The Irish Times on Monday found apartment owners in a Dublin 8 complex are being asked to pay €3 million to remedy serious fire (...)

If you’re a woman in a heterosexual relationship, chances are that you’re the one doing a disproportionate amount of the work this Christmas.

Who ‘does’ Christmas in your house? Who wraps the presents, writes the cards, buys and organises gifts for everyone from the in-laws to the teachers a(...)

Sinn Fein leaders at the First Dáil Eireann.  Left to right (front row) L Ginnell, Michael Collins, Cathal Brugha, Arthur Griffith, Eamon de Valera, Count Eoin MacNeill, William Cosgrave and Ernest Blythe. Second row:  P Maloney, Terence MacSwiney, Richard Mulcahy, J O’Doherty, J O’Mahony, J Dolan, J McGuinness, P O’Keefe, Michael Staines, McGrath, Dr B Cussak, L De Roiste, W Colivet and the Reverend Father Michael O’Flanagan. Third row:  P War, A McCabe, D Fitzgerald,Jj Sweeney, Dr Hayes, C Collins, P O’Maillie, J O’Mara, B O’Higgins, J Burke and Kevin O’Higgins. Fourth row: J McDonagh, J McEntee. Fifth row: P Beasely, E Daston, P Galligan. Sixth row: P Shanahan, S Etchingham. Photograph: Hulton Archive

This week marks the centenary of the election of the First Dáil, one of the most significant events in Irish history and one which the citizens of thi(...)

Banks in the Republic and across Europe will learn at around 5pm on Friday how they fared in the latest round of stress tests run by the European Ban(...)

Now in its sixth year, Food Month returns to The Irish Times this November. Throughout the month you’ll find daily food and drink content across all s(...)

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