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Car volumes on the main roads were up during rush hour on Tuesday morning (7am to 10am) by between 5 and 16 per cent compared to the previous Tuesday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Traffic volumes have increased by more than 10 per cent on many routes into the State’s main towns and cities since some restrictions on movement were(...)

Sisters Aoibhe, Shona and Cara Heaney, from Rathfarnham, enjoying the snow in Killakee, Co Dublin, on Tuesday. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Further snowfall is expected early on Wednesday in parts of the country ahead of a further period of unsettled weather with the expected arrival of St(...)

Fianna Fáil’s John McGuinness topped the poll in 2016. His public profile as well as a strong electoral base makes him the leader in the field once more. File photograph: Nick Bradshaw.

Carlow-Kilkenny (five seats) Current: 2 FG, 2 FF, 1 SF At the last general election in 2016, Fianna Fáil came close to winning three seats out of fi(...)

Dr Seán Nixon said the cause of death could not be ascertained, though he recommended a verdict of natural causes.

A “very, very reclusive lady” whose body was found in undergrowth by the side of a country road 11 weeks after her death had “most likely” lain down t(...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Mr Justice Michael Hanna said he was satisfied the defendant had been negligent and  James Foley (65), of Currabehy, Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny, was entitled to damages totalling €92,000, plus his legal costs.

A man who injured his shoulder while loading a horse onto a lorry for well known trainer Margaret Mullins has been awarded €92,000 damages at the High(...)

Mairéad Frisby from Tipperary (centre, in blue and gold), a special needs assistant at Grennan College in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, with students in Kilkenny colours ahead of this weekend’s All-Ireland Hurling final between Kilkenny and Tipperary. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

It can be a lonely life for one Tipperary fan, ensconced deep in enemy territory in Kilkenny. Mairéad Frisby is from Mullinahone in Tipperary, just (...)

Post office robbery: Gardaí praised the quick thinking of a father and son and another local man who detained a raider who was carrying what turned out to be an imitation gun

Three members of the public jumped on a man who had just robbed a post office in Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny. The raider went into the post office at 12.(...)

Maura Hopkins busy canvassing in Wicklow town for the upcoming Seanad Éireann election 2016. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

On April 12th at around midday, Daithí de Róiste pulled up his car at the Springhill Hotel on the outskirts of Kilkenny. As he parked, he noted that(...)

Paul Aylward from Mullinavat, Co Kilkenny,  and Anne Marie Kennedy from Killenaule, Co Tipperary, who are getting married in Clonmel today. Photograph: Mary Browne

John “Bubbles” O’Dwyer has a lot to answer for. Not only would he have won Tipperary’s 27th All-Ireland had his injury-time free gone over the bar (...)