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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Taoiseach Leo Varadkar

There is an apocryphal quote that is often attributed to the late US president Lyndon Johnson about the vagaries of elections. After losing a particul(...)

Storm Brendan throwing up  waves on   Strangford Lough in Co Down. Photograph:  Alan Lewis- Photopress

Households, businesses and councils were on Monday night counting the cost of Storm Brendan as some homes were left without power overnight. The ESB (...)

Last month, Fáilte Ireland awarded Belmullet a € 500,000 grant to help improve its tourist offering. Photograph: Eamon O Boyle

Belmullet in Co Mayo, which has seen an increase in the number of tourists since it was included on the Wild Atlantic Way, wants to become Ireland’s “(...)

Offaly 0-16 Westmeath 0-11 Offaly continued their encouraging early season form with a deserved win over Westmeath in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final at O(...)

Two young riders on their horses past the Lead Mines chimney at Barnaslingan wood, Co. Dublin on Sunday. Last winter was the warmest on record in Ireland. Photograph: Dave Meehan for The Irish Times

Last winter was the warmest in Ireland since records began 119 years ago, Met Éireann has revealed. The months of December 2018 and January and Febr(...)

 Migratory Whooper swans in North Wicklow in January 2015. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland will attempt to capture an accurate snapshot of thousands of individuals across the country in January as part of a major 2020 census – but th(...)

Leinster’s Garry Ringrose is tackled by Robin Copeland of Connacht during their  Pro 14 match at the RDS. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Leinster 54 Connacht 7 Not four years ago these teams faced off in a Pro 12 final at Murrayfield. Connacht deservedly and joyously prevailed. On(...)

An 85-year-old pedestrian has died following a road incident in Co Offaly on Thursday.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

An 85-year-old pedestrian has died following a road incident in Co Offaly on Thursday. The incident occurred in the Mountheaton area at about 6pm, w(...)

Published on the Facebook page of Tullamore parish on Christmas Eve the message said: “The process of IVF damages embryonic stem cells and thus life and is therefore completely, clearly and totally incompatible with our Catholic faith.” File photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images

A Catholic parish in the midlands which was at the centre of controversy over the weekend after circulating a message to parishioners critical of IVF (...)

Shane Lowry after winning the 148th Open Championship at the Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland. Photograph: Jason Cairnduff/Reuters

When a three-time champion golfer describes a golf course as “unbelievable” it tends to make golf fans wherever they are in the world sit up and take (...)

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