A member of the Army Bomb Disposal team on duty. Photograph: Defence Forces

A number of Defence Forces staff are expected to get payments of between €1,000 and €2,000 for loss of earnings after the reallocation of duties carri(...)

Sgt Richard Muldarry after  receiving his Defence Forces Values Champions Award, with his husband, Levino de Oliveira, at The Curragh Camp, Co Kildare.

Members of the Defence Forces are to participate, for the first time in uniform, in Saturday’s Dublin Pride LGBT parade. In a public gesture of supp(...)

 Irish Water warned that if the summer and autumn continued to be dry and hot, levels of treated water could come under pressure later in the year. Photograph: iStock

Warm weather and a lack of rain are putting Irish water supplies under pressure with experts warning of potential for shortages later in the year and (...)

Ms Justice Carmel Stewart adjourned the case to later this month to allow the ICA  time to respond to the claims made.

A dispute over the conduct of elections for national president and other executive positions of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association has come before t(...)

Many Irish teachers based abroad are wondering whether now is a good time to come home given a shortage of qualified staff in key areas. Photo: iStock

Ireland is in the midst of a chronic teacher crisis. Substitutes are the most valuable commodity a school can get, and the number of newly-qualified t(...)

OxyMem co-founders  Prof Eoin Casey and Dr Eoin Syron. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

While bringing improvements in the treatment of sewage and waste water might not be the most attractive of projects, great research success can still (...)

Cyrille Thiery of the Switzerland National Team wins the first stage of the Rás Tailteann from  Drogheda to Athlone. Photograph: Inpho

Taking first on the day’s two hilltop primes and then jumping away with a kilometre to go, Swiss national team rider Cyrille Thiery was dominant on st(...)

Mary O’Rourke (back row, second right) at Áras an Uachtaráin for the swearing in of the new Fianna Fáil Cabinet in March 1987. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

I was elected to Dáil Éireann in November of 1982, and on a Sunday, in January of 1983, Enda – my late husband – and I were at home in Athlone. I was (...)

Heat Merchants Group is expanding its branch network and that of its sister company Tubs & Tiles. Photograph: iStock

Irish DIY company Heat Merchants Group is investing €4 million to open nine new branches as well as four new Tubs & Tiles showrooms over the next(...)

Members of the Together for Yes campaign in Athlone on Sunday. Photograph: Liam Kidney

The Together for Yes group has embarked on a 12-day tour of 22 locations across the State in an effort to convince more voters to back repeal of the E(...)

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