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Gardaí carried out a search of the car and the Glock 17 handgun with ammunition was found and seized.  Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí have arrested a man who had a Glock 17 handgun with ammunition in his car. The car was stopped on Monday afternoon on the M7 at Clonkeen, Por(...)

Post mortems are being carried out on the bodies of two brothers who drowned in a diving accident at University Hospital Limerick before their remains will be handed over to their family for burial. Photograph: Press 22

Tributes were paid to Laois brothers Fergus and Philip Brophy, who drowned in a diving incident at a quarry, in Co Tipperary, on Sunday. Fr Tom Doole(...)

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly failing to stop for gardaí and fleeing across the country for 65km while driving at speeds up to in excess of 210km/h. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A teenager has been arrested after allegedly failing to stop for gardaí and fleeing across the country for 65km while driving at speeds up to in exces(...)

Supervet: I’d choose a warm blanket and one of those head lampshades at Noel Fitzpatrick’s dog-fixing emporium over a spell at the Mayo Clinic

If I told you that my favourite things were puppies, the insides of puppies and people crying, your response would probably differ depending on your p(...)

‘It will feel positively patriotic to spend money at surf schools this summer.’ File photograph: Eamon Ward

Later, when the documentary we are living through is finished, part of the soundtrack of this particular episode will be all those radio ads telling u(...)

Resident Vera Finlay (left) with staff members Elizabeth Devoy and Sharon Scully in the visitor hub at Droimnin nursing home in Stradbally, Co Laois

One of the country’s largest nursing home groups has expressed surprise that State health officials criticised private homes for introducing early vis(...)

Garda Tony Golden was shot dead after responding to a domestic violence complaint in Omeath, Co Louth, on October 11th, 2015. Photograph: Garda/PA

The fatal shooting of detective garda Colm Horkan on Thursday brings to 89 the number of gardaí who have died while on active service for the force. (...)

Conor Murphy with his wife Linda and children Ruairí and Órla, in Albert College Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

The night Conor Murphy married his long-term Irish girlfriend he had to make an unexpected long-distance phone call from an Australian hospital to a f(...)

Met Éireann has forecast thunderstorms for Leinster and parts of Muster today and a yellow weather warning is in place. Image via Met.ie

Met Éireann has issued a yellow weather warning for Tuesday with thunderstorms forecast for all of Leinster as well as Tipperary and Waterford. Severe(...)

The hosepipe ban is in place until  July 21st.  Photograph: iStock

A national hosepipe ban will remain in place despite the prospect of torrential rain over the coming days, Irish Water has said. Met Éireann has iss(...)

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