An artist’s impression of the proposed new national paediatric hospital.

An additional 2,600 beds are to be provided under the Government’s new national development plan which will see the development of several new hospita(...)

Project Ireland 2040: a new Metro link is due to run between Swords and Sandyford, in Dublin

Project Ireland 2040 aims to provide balanced regional development, in order to reduce Dublin’s growing economic domination, and to improve the State’(...)

 Charles Howard-Bury crocodile-hunting in Burma.

Ever heard of the Offaly man who spoke 27 languages, fought in the first World War, shot a man-eating tiger in India, explored the Himalayas, went cro(...)

Flooding around Parteen Weir in Co Clare.  The Shannon-Dublin water pipeline will cost more than €1.2bn and its footprint will be immense.  Photograph: TISC

It is described as “one of the most important [infrastructural] projects in the history of the State”. Though not quite at the scale of Ardnacrusha hy(...)

The Charleton Tribunal at Dublin Castle. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A Garda officer has told the Charleton tribunal that an error which created the impression at the O’Higgins Commission that the Garda legal team was a(...)

 Maurice McCabe and his wife Lorraine at the Charleton Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph:  Collins

News reports in 2016 based on leaks from the O’Higgins Commission appeared to be an attempt to “re-run” what had happened at the commission’s private (...)

One of the damaged vehicles  on  Main St Ballymahon, Co Longford, this morning.  Photograph: McGrath Photography

A man seriously injured in a violent attack in a Co Longford village on Tuesday morning was last night transferred to Dublin’s St James’s Hospital. (...)

A gang is is targeting customers after they withdraw cash from banks in Cork, Carlow, Mullingar and Limerick.

Gardaí in Cork have warned people not to withdraw large sums of money from banks and leave the cash in their cars after a spate of such thefts in the (...)

Incorrect allegation against Sgt Maurice McCabe  caused an enormous political row in 2016. Photograph: Collins

A serious but incorrect allegation against Sgt Maurice McCabe levelled during private hearings in the O’Higgins Commission by the legal team represent(...)

Mayo’s 42km Great Western Greenway runs from Westport to Achill and is used by 250,000 people every year

The notion that we might willingly allow outsiders build pathways across our property is farcical considering our often craven, clawing grasp of land.(...)

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