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Interconnector cable in a ship’s hold ahead of being laid. Eirgrid has sought permission for a €1 billion interconnector to France.

National grid operator Eirgrid has sought planning permission for a €1 billion power line linking the Republic with France. State-owned Eirgrid and (...)

St Gerard’s School on Thornhill Road, outside Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

St Gerard’s School in Bray, Co Wicklow, which was at the centre of controversy over the vaccination of teachers, has been affected by a Covid-19 (...)

Una Ring says that while she feels ‘great comfort’ that her tormentor is in prison, she is still suffering from the effects of the harassment. File photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Cork Courts Limited

A woman who was subjected to a six-month campaign of harassment, which included threats of rape, has described the ordeal as “absolutely terrifying” (...)

Tyler Lewis pleaded guilty to possession of a knife, unlawful seizure of a car and false imprisonment of the couple  on the Grand Parade in Cork on July 20th, 2020. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 20-year-old man has been jailed for six years after he admitted hijacking a car and threatening the occupants at knifepoint after they returned to t(...)

Seán Doyle takes over at BA as it is seeking to cut its workforce by 13,000 to combat the impact of Covid-19.  Photograph: Naoise Culhane

Aer Lingus chief executive Seán Doyle is taking the helm at British Airways in a management shake-up at both carriers’ owner, International Airlines G(...)

An emergency department nurse during a demonstration of the Coronavirus pod and COVID-19 virus testing procedures set-up beside the Emergency Department of Antrim Area Hospital, Co Antrim in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Michael Cooper/PA Wire

A number of Irish embassies have cancelled their planned St Patrick’s Day receptions due to the coronavirus outbreak. Cancellation notices were sent (...)

A former Irish international snooker player has been jailed for two years after admitting that he poured petrol around the entrance to a neighbour’s house before setting it alight.

A former Irish international snooker player has been jailed for two years after admitting that he poured petrol around the entrance to a neighbour’s h(...)

Pictured (from left) Shannen Joyce (25), James Gilleran, Blackhorse Ave and Stephen Teap who lost his wife Irene to Cervical cancer.  Photograph Nick Bradshaw

A young mother who has overcome cancer twice will be the public face of Daffodil Day, the Irish Cancer Society’s main fundraising campaign. Shannen (...)

Cork woman Carol Jordan: ‘I just hope this election result means ... I never again have to hear “let’s just get Brexit done!”’

Although we all expected the British government to call a general election, and after the relentless onslaught of votes, delays, political machination(...)

Robin Meredith in Granada

Each week Irish Times Abroad meets an Irish person working in an interesting job overseas. This week, Robin Meredith, who is originally from Ballintee(...)

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