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Discarded tyres constituted a significant litter nuisance. Photograph: Getty Images

Littering and pollution along the Irish coastline confirm “a new building boom” and the expansion of agriculture throughout the island, according to t(...)

Superdrug’s seventh Irish store, in Swords, Co Dublin.

UK pharmacy chain Superdrug has opened its seventh Irish store as it eyes new locations to further expand next year. The company’s newest offering in(...)

A technical rescue unit of the fire service drives through flood water in Mountmellick, Co Laois, after three rivers burst their banks and flooded dozens of homes. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA

Meteorologist Gerald Fleming has stepped into the future to predict what the weather will be like in Ireland in 2050 – when the effects of climate cha(...)

Irish crews experienced another successful  day at the World Masters Regatta in Slovenia.

Irish crews had another dramatic day at the World Masters Regatta in Slovenia. The ‘C’ four of Rob Forde, Pat Fowler, Oisín McGrath and Gary O’Nei(...)

 Monika Dukarska: should come strongly into the reckoning in the 2018 season. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inphoin September/October are also exempt.

Ireland break new ground by sending out a women’s eight to compete at a major championships this weekend. The crew, stroked by Emily Hegarty of Skibbe(...)

 Mark O’Donovan  and Shane O’Driscoll: will be medal contenders at the World Rowing Championships  in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida.  Photograph:  Philipp Schmidli/Getty Images

The Irish boats left on Thursday for the World Rowing Championships in Sarasota-Bradenton in Florida. The Ireland team sets forth in just 10 days (A(...)

 Ms Justice Margaret Heneghan rejected an appeal by Teresa Enright, and her son Michael Enright, over a Circuit Court decision in 2015 ordering the removal of the structures and material from the lands at Ballymoney, Arklow, Co Wicklow.

A woman and her son must remove a shed, a gate, vehicles and other materials from land beside their home because they are unauthorised developments, t(...)

Some of the cars that were broken into at a car park in Co Wicklow . Photograph: Helen Lawless

A Canadian woman who is due to get married in Ireland this summer has appealed for the return of a passport and birthcert stolen when a number of cars(...)

General view of Sea Road, Arklow, Co Wicklow, where a woman has died in a house fire. File photograph: Google Street View

An elderly woman has died in a house fire in Wicklow which broke out earlier today. The victim, who was in her 80s, was pronounced dead at the scene.(...)

 John Swan’s Harmony rounds up during a broach in breezy conditions at the O’Leary Life Sovereigns Cup at Kinsale. Photograph: David Branigan/Oceansport

A quick glance at fleet sizes at sailing events recently point to a significant drop-off in numbers amongst the largest racing yachts seen in the dom(...)

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