Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran is expected to comfortably retain his seat. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Longford-Westmeath (four seats) Current: 1 FG, 1 FF, 1 Ind, 1 Lab The four-seat Longford-Westmeath constituency is one of a handful of races where (...)

The Rotunda Hospital in Dublin, where what it is believed to be the State’s first baby of the year was born. Photograph: David Sleator

A girl believed to be the State’s first baby of the year, and the decade, was born at 12 minutes past midnight in Dublin’s Rotunda Hospital. Victori(...)

 US president Bill Clinton (left) with British prime minister Tony Blair  at a 1997 summit in Denver, Colorado. Photograph: Doug Collier/AFP via Getty Images

In a time of perpetual crisis, the feeling of longing for an idealised past in which nothing much happened can exert a powerful pull. The tempting cou(...)

(From left) President Patrick Hillery with Lindsay Armstrong of the New Irish Chamber Orchestra,  as well as Garech Browne and his wife Purna, at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, in May 1982. Photograph: Peter Thursfield/The Irish Times

Lindsay Armstrong’s new book, The Manager’s Tale: New Irish Chamber Orchestra 1970-1980, gives one man’s view of a remarkable achievement in Irish mus(...)

The first four areas to be serviced  will be the areas around the cities of Limerick, Kilkenny and Galway, and around Carrigaline, south of Cork city.

The first 35 areas to be served with high-speed broadband under the National Broadband Plan have been revealed at a private industry meeting. The loc(...)

Kay O’Neill from Portlaoise and Marcus Mac Gabhann from Dublin take part in a students’ climate strike outside Leinster House. Photograph Crispin Rodwell

Irish schools climate strikers took to the streets again in their thousands on Friday to declare the Government’s response to a warming world is still(...)

Minister of State for Immigration David Stanton said State-owned land could be used to provide direct-provision accommodation for the growing number of asylum seekers arriving in the country.

Vacated barracks and defence forces accommodation could be used to house asylum seekers in the future, the Department of Justice has confirmed. The(...)

Gardaí in Athlone are investigating a number of threats to kill or do serious harm to people which have been made on social media in recent days. File photograph: Getty Images/Flickr RF

Gardaí in Athlone have arrested three people as part of an investigation into a number of threats to kill or do serious harm to people which have been(...)

Natasha Perie’s father Peter holds a photograph of his daughter.

The family of a brain-dead pregnant mother-of-two who was kept on life support for almost four weeks due to concerns about the Eighth Amendment has re(...)

Dr Brian Kelleher, Prof Fiona Regan, presenter Maia Dunphy, Dr Marco Springmann and Prof JJ Leahy on What Planet Are You On?

Climate change poses a clear and present threat to human civilisation, our pampered western lifestyles and every Irish person’s inviolable right to sp(...)

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