People on bridge despite road closed to Wooden bridge in Dollymount, ahead of Hurricane Ophelia hitting Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Hurricane Ophelia has caused widespread disruption on the country’s roads, with fallen trees making many impassable. A Roadwatch has released a list (...)

Darragh Conboy and John Connolly of Hazel Mountain Chocolate

The Burren’s Wild Honey Inn this week became the first pub in Ireland to win a Michelin star. With an appetite for sourcing fresh produce from indigen(...)

The HSE said the majority of the children are fine although some had experienced mild symptoms. File photograph: John Giles/PA Wire

An investigation has begun after drain cleaning fluid was used instead of an approved dental product during treatment of up to 43 children at a clinic(...)

TCD researcher Collie Ennis holds a false widow spider

Collie Ennis surrounds himself with spiders day and night. As a research associate in the zoology department in Trinity College Dublin (TCD) he specia(...)

Tai Chi  may be recommended to prevent falls in at-risk  and older adults

When we are young, falling over is something we do a lot – it might result in a grazed knee and a few crocodile tears but can soon be mended by a plas(...)

The probable date mooted for strikes is the October bank holiday weekend between Friday 27th and Monday 30th October. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Q. How did this dispute come about? A. Rail workers have been agitating for pay increases since the recession ended, and have watched on enviously as(...)

Birdhill, Co Tipperary was named overall winner in Tidy Towns 2017

Birdhill, Co Tipperary, has been named overall winner in this year’s Tidy Towns competition, which drew entries from a record 870 towns and villages. (...)

You don’t often see the streets of 1990s Limerick in a publication from Image Comics, publisher of Spawn and The Walking Dead, but they’re everywhere (...)

Gardaí are investigating the death of a man in his forties in Ennis.

The death of a man in his 40s in Ennis this morning is being treated as suspicious by gardaí. The man’s body was spotted lying in a green area in th(...)

A still from a CCTV video showing a van smashing through a level crossing in Co Galway. Photograph: Iarnrod Eireann

A video of the van that smashed through a level crossing in Co Galway shows a cyclist riding across the tracks seconds later. Iarnród Éireann has rel(...)