People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Photo courtesy Gerard Prendergast.

An Irish athlete has won one of the world’s most difficult endurance races after running, swimming and cycling for almost 160 hours over the last 10 d(...)

 Jade Maguire gave a  victim impact statement at the Central Criminal court where her father Danny Keena was given a  life sentence for murdering her  mother Brigid Maguire. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Westmeath man has been handed a life sentence for murdering the mother of his children, who’ve said they will never forgive him. Jade Maguire, w(...)

The 2016 census found the majority (80.2 per cent) of the 10,653 Travellers in the labour force are unemployed. Stock image: The Irish Times

More Travellers are going to college but educational attainment among their number “continues to lag significantly behind” that of the general populat(...)

Lough Derg near Killaloe, Co Clare. Fáilte Ireland plans to build a brand for the midlands similar to that of the Wild Atlantic Way. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fáilte Ireland has advertised for consultants to help the organisation build a brand for the midlands to emulate the success of the Wild Atlantic Way (...)

Brigid Maguire: Danny Keena said he had gone to her new home in the village that evening to discuss their son’s education, but they had argued. Photograph: Facebook

A Westmeath man charged with murdering the mother of his two children showed gardaí how he choked her following a row in her new home, a court has hea(...)

The St Margarets Traveller Housing scheme in Ballymun. File photograph: Cyril Byrne /The Irish Times

A new course to train Travellers to in conflict resolution has huge potential to deal with “long-standing problems of inter-familial conflict,” in the(...)

 Minister for Education  Richard Bruton has said 31 schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Thirty-one schools constructed by Western Building Systems will be fire safety audited over the next six months, Minister for Education Richard Bruton(...)

Fairgreen House is currently generating a rent roll of €149,300 per annum

A mixed-use investment in Mullingar with potential to increase the rent roll is on the market at €1.65 million through joint agents Cushman & Wake(...)

Edward Dowse (85) from Wicklow  competing in the Special Horse Class on the third and final day of the National Ploughing Championships in Offaly. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

For Edward Dowse, competing in the National Ploughing Championships at the age of 85 is something of an act of thanksgiving. It is, in no small part(...)