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Psychiatric nurses in three units in Dublin had to spend 36 continuous hours on duty as there was insufficient personnel to relive them. File Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Psychiatric Nurses Association has deferred industrial action after ‘intensive talks’ with the HSE. The union put an overtime ban in place on Th(...)

Minister for Health Simon Harris: ‘We need to have a situation where people enter the Workplace Relations Commission or the Labour Court in other cases that they do not engage in industrial action during that time.’ Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Psychiatric nurses have said the impact of an overtime ban put in place on Thursday morning will get progressively worse and that a potentially very s(...)

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan  and Garda Commissioner Drew Harris with retired gardaí Angela Leavy, Noeline McGrath, Sarah McGuinness, Mary O’Donnell and Brid Wymbs at an event in Farmleigh House marking the 60th anniversary of the first women recruited to the  Garda. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell for The Irish Times

Majella Moynihan continues to speak very highly of the support she received from her Garda colleagues, especially other women, while efforts were bein(...)

The scene sealed off on Sunday at Adam Court, off Grafton Street, where up to 20 people were involved in a fracas. Photograph: Dan Griffin

Gardaí investigating a significant disturbance in central Dublin at the weekend are trying to establish if there are any links to violence that was fe(...)

Areas along the M50 have some of the worst air pollution in Dublin according to an EPA report. File photograph: Alan Betson

Many areas of Dublin are experiencing worsening air pollution caused by nitrogen dioxide (NO2) with indications that frequent breaches of EU limits ar(...)

One of the tagged fawns in Phoenix Park in Dublin. Photograph: Crispin Rodwell

ABOUT 100 DEER HAVE JUST BEEN BORN IN THE DUBLIN PARK. ALL NEED TO BE GENTLY CAPTURED AND ASSESSED, THEN RELEASED BACK INTO THE GRASSLAND. PHOTOGRA(...)

 Dublin City Council  hosted the Velo-City cycling conference in June. This image shows the beginning of the bike parade which went from  Sherif Street to Raheny. Photograph. Nick Bradshaw

Inhaling motor fumes, weaving in and out of gridlocked cars and coming within centimetres of speeding vehicles were the defining characteristics of Ma(...)

Swans are fiercely protective parents and they see a dog as a predator

Every year there are several reports of swans being killed by dogs - but it is virtually unheard of for a swan to kill a dog, according to Birdwatch I(...)

Termonfeckin beach, where a 14-year-old girl got into difficulties on Friday.

A 14-year-old girl has died after getting into difficulty while swimming at a beach in Co Louth. It is understood she and two other youths who were (...)

    Atthaya Thitikul: “Since I won two years ago I’ve kept working hard and I’ve grown in confidence.” Photograph: Getty Images

Thai teenager Atthaya Thitikul cruised to a second victory in the space of three years in the Ladies European Thailand Championship in Pattaya. The (...)

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