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The data raised a number of issues and exposed a traffic penalty system in need of greater consistency and cohesion, said Social Democrats co-leader Catherine Murphy.

Fewer than one in five people prosecuted in court for speeding offences are being convicted, new data shows. With a national average of just over 16(...)

Floral tributes and candles are left after a vigil outside the London Irish Centre in Camden, London. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

At least a dozen more vigils are to take place across the country on Saturday and Sunday, in response to the killing of Ashling Murphy in Tullamore, C(...)

Tony Brosnan in action for Kerry during the McGrath Cup win over Tipperary. Hours earlier, he helped MTU Kerry to victory over UCD in the Sigerson Cup. Photograph: Laszlo Geczp/Inpho

UCD and Westmeath footballer Ray Connellan has criticised Kerry manager Jack O’Connor for fielding two players, Tony Brosnan and Jack Savage, in Wedne(...)

Student Farsaad Kamran from Kishoge Community College, Clondalkin , Dublin with his project ‘Augmented reality Glasses for the Vision Impaired. Photo Chris Bellew / Fennell Photography

An environmentally friendly and inexpensive electrolyte from brown seaweed suitable for use in a battery to generate green electricity has been develo(...)

Covid-19 incidence rate highest in Westmeath, Clare and Kilkenny during Christmas. Photograph: iStock

The level of Covid-19 varied significantly between counties over the Christmas period, with some having an incidence rate that’s four times higher tha(...)

Kevin Boxer Moran: “I am not worried about Sinn Féin . . . No political party, including Sinn Féin, wants to see [my] . . . name on a ballot paper.” Photograph:  Tom Honan

Former Independent Longford-Westmeath TD and minister of State, Kevin “Boxer” Moran is to seek a place on Westmeath County Council again and he may ru(...)

Overall third-level dropout rates for students who do a level five QQI course are less than 3%, compared to up to 10% in universities. File photograph: iStock

Most students in a sample of schools which had a low progression rate to third level but who went on to attend a Further Education (FE) college are pr(...)

People walking in ice and snow on the Dublin Mountains on Wednesday. Photograph: Alan Betson

Ireland’s weather is set to return to colder temperatures, as a yellow warning for snow and ice has come into effect for the entire country. Met(...)

The Oireachtas Golf Society dinner at the Station House Hotel in Clifden, Co Galway, became a matter of political controversy amid claims that it breached coronavirus rules in place at the time.

The trial of four people over their alleged role in organising the Golfgate dinner in August 2020 is due to begin on Thursday. Independent TD Noel G(...)

Mourners at the funeral of Saoirse Corrigan, at St John The Baptist church, Whitehall, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The funeral has taken place of Saoirse Corrigan, who was one of the victims of a car crash at the weekend that killed three people. Ms Corrigan (21)(...)

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