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Gardaí at a checkpoint on the M4 in Co Kildare, outbound from Dublin,  as part of Operation Fanacht. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The volume of traffic in the Republic’s roads notably decreased just days into the Garda’s Operation Fanacht. The operation has seen thousands of che(...)

Brian Lynch, who supports the Dying with Dignity Bill, at his home in Gort, Co Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

The proposed Dying with Dignity legislation will allow terminally ill people to make “a choice” about how to live their final days and have “a more di(...)

Druid combines representations of raw sorrow, naked nationalism, and raucous humour to honour Gregory’s legacy.

★★★★☆ At Coole, the collision of past and present is delivered through a collection of Augusta Gregory’s neglected works. Druid combines representati(...)

Singer Mary Coughlan at home in Wicklow for magazine feature. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The singer spent years ‘in deep sadness and a lot of anger’ but honesty, openness and music got her through On Mary Coughlan’s kitchen table the(...)

St John’s Hall, Birr, Co Offaly

Often, we take for granted the architectural gems that are close by. But, with more people holidaying in Ireland this summer, it’s a perfect time to d(...)

Construction of the 53km motorway and 4km Tuam Bypass dual carriageway commenced in January 2015 and was completed in September 2017 at a cost of over €500 million

London-listed HICL Infrastructure is to acquire the remaining 50 per cent interest in the M17/M18 Gort to Tuam motorway that it doesn’t already own in(...)

 Martin McNamara built many houses around Kildare, employing  many local tradesmen.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at irishtimes.com/covid-19-li(...)

The charred remains of the Loughnane brothers in coffins  resemble the gothic excesses of a Hieronymus Bosch painting

One of the most powerful images of the War of Independence is the coffins containing the charred remains of the Loughnane brothers, Patrick and Harry,(...)

James and Jimmy Curley from Gort passing Thoor Ballylee in Gort. Photograph John Mangan

Extensive damage has been done to the former home of William Butler Yeats, which has been submerged under six feet of water for more than a week. Tho(...)

A park bench in floodwater in Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Flooding has hit train services between Limerick and Galway as waters have risen above the rail at Kiltartan, Co Galway. Services are to be be part-s(...)

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