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Snow and ice in the Wicklow Gap late last week.  Photograph: Laura Hutton / The Irish Times

Road users are advised to take extra care on Monday morning with “hazardous conditions” on untreated surfaces around the country and a cold weather wa(...)

The Causeway Coastal Path stretches 52 exhilarating kilometres from Ballycastle to Portstewart.

It is shaping up to be another year for staycationing. Despite tantalising glimpses of the sunny uplands promised by Covid vaccines, many will not fee(...)

Historically, proponents of vaccinations have always faced obstacles born of contemporary pressures and prejudices. Photograph: Joseph Prezioso/AFP/Getty   Images

In his mammoth medical history of humanity, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, published in 1997, Roy Porter noted of the influenza pandemic of 1918-19 (...)

Coca-Cola: IRS found its profits were inflated in overseas operations and less profit was booked in the US. Photograph: Remy Gabalda/AFP/Getty

Coca-Cola paid a tax rate of just 1.4 per cent in Ireland in 2007-2009 on operating profits of $2 billion-$2.5 billion per annum, according to a judgm(...)

Resident Joe Gilligan, of Craddock House Nursing Home in Naas, who took part in the PenPal Ireland initiative. Photograph: Aishling Conway

Nursing home resident Winnie Jeaney says she became “depressed” during the initial lockdown earlier this year but that having a pen pal has been a gre(...)

All remaining league games will be played without any spectators. Photograph: Philip McGowan/Inpho

More than seven months since the last kick of a ball, or 223 days to be exact, nowhere is the mood of uncertainty hanging over the conclusion of the A(...)

Stephanie Thompson: ‘I could not settle in school. I was battling anxiety. At times I felt like I was drowning.’ Photograph: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

The teenage years were a struggle. We moved from Dublin to Athy in Co Kildare when I was 13, and it was a real culture shock for me. I experienced bul(...)

JJ Hanrahan kicks a conversion during the Pro14 match between Munster and Scarlets at Thomond Park, Limerick in February. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Johann van Graan – whose success as Munster coach appears as reliant on Joey Carbery as Declan Kidney’s was on Ronan O’Gara – has been given all the p(...)

Michael Cawley has tendered his resignation as chairman of Fáilte Ireland. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The chairman of Fáilte Ireland Michael Cawley has resigned from his position after it emerged he is currently on a family holiday in Italy. In a sta(...)

The judge said women should be “as entitled as men not only to say no to sexual propositions but to leave those to whom they were apparently committed and move on to seek happiness elsewhere without that being trapped in a situation where violence could even partially excuse homicide”.

A significant new test set by the Supreme Court for those pursuing provocation as a partial defence to murder includes ruling out provocation on the (...)

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