Termonfeckin beach, where a 14-year-old girl got into difficulties on Friday.

A 14-year-old girl has died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a beach in Co Louth. It is understood she and two other youths who were (...)

 Tourists protect themselves from the sun in Los Naranjos courtyard of the Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba, Spain on Thursday. Photograph: EPA/Salas

France registered its highest temperature since records began on Friday as a sweltering heatwave engulfed much of southern and central Europe, weather(...)

Anak, an Asian elephant at Dublin Zoo, enjoys a cooling shower from a keeper. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The warm and sunny weather is set to continue for at least two days for most of the country. Temperatures reached 28 degrees on Thursday at Shannon,(...)