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Construction industry has shrunk by 20 per cent to 25 per cent as a result of the pandemic.

Just half the number of new houses needed in the Republic this year will be built as Covid-19 takes its toll on construction. The Government agrees t(...)

Yosuke Sasaki died following a knife attack in Dundalk on Wednesday. Photograph: Facebook

Gardaí have found no evidence that yesterday’s attack by an Egyptian teenager is related to terrorism. And it has said that in the wake of the attack(...)

Tusla figures show that 60% of reports are closed after preliminary screening and before initial assessment, and of the remainder 54% are subsequently closed. Photograph: Getty Images

The Children First Act 2017, which will be fully commenced on December 11th, 2017, will be claimed by the Government as landmark legislation. It is pa(...)

Last year saw a total of 15,099 committals  to Ireland’s 14 prison facilities,  a 12.2 per cent drop on the 17,206 figure from 2015, according to a report by the Irish Prison Service. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Increasingly fewer people are being sent to jail for not paying fines as legislation designed to cut back the numbers takes hold. According to the Ir(...)

Overall BT Young Scientist & Technologist of the Year 2017 Shane Curran from Terenure College. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The following projects at the 2016 BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition have been described as highly commended. Biological and Ecological J(...)

Castle Market in Dublin: the sale price underlines  broad appeal   of the area  where a  number of new bars and restaurants have opened in recent years.  Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

The soaring demand for retail investments in Dublin’s south inner city – partly attributed to the poor interest rates offered by the banks – has led t(...)