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Gardaí are not treating the fire in which a woman in her 90s died in Meath as suspicious.

A woman in her 90s has died in a house fire in Co Meath. A Garda spokesman said the fire broke out at the house in Enfield at about 1.45pm on Sunday(...)

Waves crash over the lifeguard hut at Silver Strand in Galway during Storm Hector. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Some 5,000 homes, farms and businesses are still without power this evening following Storm Hector. The storm made landfall in the early hours of Thu(...)

A revolver used by Jason Keogh, who disguised himself with a pair of underpants in an armed cash-in-transit robbery. File photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

A man who disguised himself by wrapping his head in underpants for an armed cash-in-transit robbery has been jailed. Jason Keogh was captured on CCTV(...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary said the union was concerned that members working on the Kildare routes for Bus Éireann would not be forced to move “to an inferior employer”.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of “potential industrial flashpoints” after State-owned Bus Éireann lost the rights to operate Kilda(...)

The teenager had been arrested following a chase which began in Boyle, Co Roscommon and came to a halt in Lucan, Dublin on March 14th last.

A Dublin youth, who phoned gardaí begging them to call off a pursuit after hitting speeds of 200km/h in a stolen Audi A4, has received a six-month sen(...)

‘Prolific scam artist’ is jailed for five years

Ann Healy A man believed by gardaí to be one of the most prolific scam artists in the country using the DoneDeal website has been jailed for five yea(...)

Dan  paddles down the Barrow river in an open-top Canadian canoe

The canoe might be the finest vessel ever built for the traveller. In a canoe you can explore slowly and intently, just like walking or cycling, but f(...)

Applegreen’s facility in Lusk where Freshii has just added a new outlet

Healthy eating fast-food chain Freshii has increased its presence in Applegreen stores by adding two new locations in Lusk on the M1 and in Portlaoise(...)

On June 27th, 1967, the world’s first ATM was unveiled at a Barclays branch at Enfield, north of London. Opened with a flurry of publicity, it was one(...)

Barclays unveils a gold ATM at its Enfield branch in London to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the world’s first cash machine. Photograph: David Parry/PA

The cash machine celebrates its 50th birthday on Tuesday — with the “hole in the wall” remaining a popular way for people to manage their day-to-day m(...)

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