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Firefighters work to control a gorse fire that put a number of homes at risk on Monday in Kincasslagh, Co Donegal. Photograph: Canice McGarry/PA Wire

Gardaí have issued an appeal for witnesses amid local speculation that Monday’s wildfires in Co Donegal may have been started deliberately. Hundreds (...)

An Air Corps helicopter drops water on a gorse fire in Co Donegal. Photograph: Air Corps/Facebook

The Air Corps has defended its response time in helping contain gorse fires in Co Donegal on Monday, saying it is not a primary fire fighting agency. (...)

Fred O’Sullivan (right), chairman of the Sliabh Luachra Wind Awareness Group, with Peter and Caroline Cooke at the wind farm at Barna, near Scartaglen in Co Kerry. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

Two years ago, former president Mary Robinson narrated a video to mark the 25th anniversary of the Irish Wind Energy Association, pointing out that Ir(...)

A father and son battle the gorse fires in Donegal. Photograph: Brid Sweeney

Firefighters and locals in Donegal fear further dry weather will cause a repeat of Monday’s huge wildfire which scorched hundreds of acres of land in (...)

Minister for Education Joe McHugh speaks at the Irish Primary Principals’ Network’s annual conference in Citywest last January. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

The reception which Ministers for Education get at teachers’ conferences tends to range from plain frosty to outright hostile. So, when Joe McHugh – (...)

A spokesperson for the Aura Leisure Centre described the incident as “minor.”

Six children were rushed to hospital after an incident at a swimming pool in Letterkenny, Co Donegal resulted in them feeling ill. Letterkenny Univer(...)

Minister for Housing Eoghan Murphy: “There will be one count – one count in Dublin for the four seats and one count in Ireland South for the five seats.”  Photograph: Tom Honan

Candidates placed in reserve and who will not take up their seats in the European Parliament until Brexit takes effect are not expected to receive a s(...)

Companies giving rise to persistent odour, noise or dust emissions problems are highlighted on the EPA’s list, with updates every quarter. File photograph: George Clerk/iStock

Five industrial sites are cited on the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest so-called “name and shame” list for failing to meet necessary environm(...)

House of Representatives speaker Nancy Pelosi and congressman Richard Neal address the media at the Irish Border. Photograph: PA

Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has paid tribute to John Hume’s role as a peacemaker during a visit to Derry. Speaking in t(...)

Arranmore Island, Co Donegal: The 500-strong island community is vibrant and progressive, but the population continues to decline, mainly due to economic factors. Photograph: John Rafferty Photography

Imagine a digital divide so broad that a boat trip is necessary to obtain the bandwidth necessary to transfer large files. It may sound at least faint(...)

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