The figure includes   an unspecified number undergoing a one-year pre-seminary programme for those considering whether they have a vocation. File photograph: Getty Images

A total of 13 men have begun training for the Catholic priesthood in Ireland this year including an unspecified number undergoing a one-year pre-semin(...)

Management confirmed the situation at the hospital on Friday.

Patients and staff on a ward at Regional Hospital Mullingar are being tested for Covid-19 following an outbreak of the virus. Management confirmed th(...)

Shopping online doesn’t mean you can’t shop local. Photograph: iStock

Last week we ran an item on the move online by many small Irish businesses and the desire amongst consumers who shop online to shop local during this (...)

Barry Kennedy: “We’re an organisation that’s playing a critical function in the translation of all these changes that are coming. They are coming fast and furious.”

In an abandoned former cigarette plant on the edge of Mullingar, a group of researchers is plotting the future of Irish industrial technology. The rep(...)

Jason Rackard (Enniscorthy), winner  of the 2020 Mullingar Scratch Trophy. Photograph: Pat Cashman

Enniscorthy left-hander Jason Rackard produced some of the best golf of his life to record a memorable two-stroke win in the Mullingar Scratch Trophy(...)

The face mask developed by the Irish Manufacturing Centre and the Tyndall Institute.

Face masks that allow people to work more safely in close proximity in Covid-rich environments such as intensive care units and meat plants have been (...)

Locals and residents of the former Skellig Star Hotel in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry, renew calls to close the centre. Photograph: Alan Landers

Dozens of asylum seekers staying in a former hotel in Cahersiveen, Co Kerry have begun a protest over “inhumane” living conditions, and are demanding (...)

Lives Lost: John Joseph ‘Sonny’ Egan

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

Lives Lost: Caroline Crowley

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

The attack on the Mullingar estate which occurred on Thursday evening has raised fears that feuding in the Midlands has escalated significantly.

A significant street disturbance in Co Westmeath during which a group of young people armed with weapons attacked houses and threatened locals has rai(...)

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