Cavan District Court heard the garda who was coughed on was left in a state of ‘distress’  afterwards. File Photograph:  Gareth Chaney/Collins

A 21-year-old Co Cavan man has become the second person jailed for coughing at a garda since the start of the coronavirus crisis. Craig Donegan was a(...)

Niki Warner, who has inherited the cancer-causing gene mutation BRCA1

We all have inherited family traits – eye colour, height, stature and even mannerisms – which set us apart from others and remind us that we belong to(...)

Shamzuri Hanifa

“When I arrived here, I could only get Uncle Ben’s long-grain rice, and Sharwoods curry powder ... I nearly died.” This summer Malaysian-born chef Sha(...)

Carrick-on-Shannon rowing club has been flooded due to the continuing poor weather in Co Leitrim.  Photograph: Liam Gorman

Rowing has been fighting off the dual threats of awful weather and the threat of the Covid-19 virus. However, some very interesting results are emer(...)

Flooding in Clonlara Co Clare. Photograph: Alan O’Reilly

Where is worst affected? South Galway, Athlone and Carrick-on-Shannon are some of the worst affected areas. Parts of Co Clare, Roscommon, Longford, L(...)

A park bench in floodwater in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Flooding has hit train services between Limerick and Galway as waters have risen above the rail at Kiltartan, Co Galway. Services are to be be part-s(...)

Flooding in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brian Farrell/The Irish Times

“I have my wellies in the boot,” Taoiseach Leo Varadkar remarked helpfully as he gazed into the flood waters lapping close to the doors of Carrick-on-(...)

 Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is pictured during a visit to Athlone  with  Minister of State for the Office of Public Works  Kevin Boxer Moran to observe the impact of recent flooding in the area. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times.

Met Éireann has issued a snow and ice warning for the whole State with the weather forecast to become much colder from Tuesday. The forecaster said “(...)

Residents of Springfield, Clonlara, Co Clare, were moved from their homes and around 7,000 sandbags and pumping stations were delivered to ten houses in the village. Photograph: David Raleigh.

Houses in a Co Clare village have been evacuated as the flooded river Shannon swept around their homes and threatened to burst its banks in other part(...)

A fifth suspect was still being sought by investigating gardaí. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Members of a suspected burglary gang were arrested after being caught at a Garda cordon put in place in a remote part of Leitrim in connection with a (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »