t brings to 51 the number of people killed on Irish roads in 2019. By comparison 45 had been killed by the same stage last year. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A man was killed on Wednesday night in Co Tipperary when the car he was driving collided with another vehicle. The accident happened on the N24 betw(...)

(L to R) Sheena Brennan (15), Darragh Fullerton (16), Ethan Carlin (14), and Matthew Downey Fitzpatrick (14) at Buncrana Foróige Club. Photograph: Bernard Ward

Teenagers know they are guinea pigs when it comes to the impact of social media on every area of their lives. The part the internet can play in encou(...)

Euromillions winner Dolores McNamara, who won more than €115 million in 2005. Photograph: Frank Miller

Somewhere in Ireland this morning, somebody woke up with the country’s biggest ever lottery win of €175 million. February’s Euromillions windfall is (...)

Protestors in Fethard objected to the county council’s removal of trees in the village. Photograph: Alan Moore

Residents in Fethard, Co Tipperary, have expressed dismay following the felling of all broad-leafed trees on the streets in their village without noti(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett celebrating after winning  the  last stage of the  Giro d’Italia in Rome in May. Photograph: Getty Images

Sam Bennett’s superb season was recognised by Cycling Ireland at its awards night on Saturday, with the Carrick-on-Suir sprinter given the accolade fo(...)

Hatch Hall asylum seeker accommodatoin centre in Dublin. In documents released to this newspaper under the Freedom of Information Act, Department of Justice officials warned of a “chronic lack of space” to house newly-arrived refugee applicants. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The housing crisis affects large swathes of the population, so it is no surprise that refugees – one of the most vulnerable groups in society – are al(...)

 Lucky Khambule of the Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland. He says centres are increasingly doubling up the number of people placed in rooms. “There is now no space, no privacy – people don’t have anywhere to put their belongings.” File photograph: Dave Meehan

Department of Justice officials have warned there is a “chronic lack of space” to accommodate new asylum seekers in the direct provision system. The (...)

File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A woman who was travelling home from the All-Ireland football final was among five people who died in road traffic incidents at the weekend. Joanne T(...)

The death of a woman in a road collision in Drogheda in the early hours of Monday morning has brought to five the number of deaths on Irish roads over the weekend.

The death of a woman in a road collision in Drogheda in the early hours of Monday morning has brought to five the number of deaths on Irish roads over(...)

DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 17: Garda police officers patrol the streets of Dublin ahead of the arrival of the Queen on May 17, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. The visit by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to the Republic of Ireland is the first by a British monarch for 100 years. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A woman and a man have died following separate road crashes in Tipperary and Offaly this weekend. In Offaly, a 38-year-old pedestrian was seriously (...)

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