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The dog was scanned to identify the owner but it had not been microchipped as legally required. Photograph: ISPCA

A dog has been found abandoned and chained to a gate in a field along with her six newborn puppies in Co Roscommon. The two-year-old lurcher dog was (...)

In their High Court actions, the teachers claimed the decisions to redeploy them breached a Department of Education circular, was contrary to fair procedures, and was irrational and unreasonable.

Two secondary school teachers have resolved their High Court challenges against a decision to redeploy them to other schools. Following out of court (...)

The scene at a house outside Strokestown, Co Roscommon last December after the attempted repossession took place. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A provincial newspaper editor has been granted a High Court injunction restraining gardaí from going through information on his mobile phone as part o(...)

Burned-out vans and cars in the yard of the house in Strokestown in December. Photograph: Brian Farrell

A retired garda told a court on Friday that he had made a complaint to gardaí about a serious assault on him at the scene of an eviction at Falsk, Str(...)

Roscommon county board were unable to ratify a new football manager on Monday night. According to a statement, it had been “hoped to put the name of t(...)

Brian O’Farrell: “The business culture in Germany is more formal and perhaps more serious than in Ireland.”

The 1980s were a gloomy time in Ireland. The economy was in dire straits, employment prospects were dreadful and thousands emigrated to find work. Br(...)

Billy Kelleher: Fianna Fail  will  not go into coalition with Fine Gael or Sinn Féin and will not support a Fine Gael-led minority government from the outside. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

As the election inches closer, the conundrum of how the next government is going to be put together assumes ever greater significance. That uncertaint(...)

The funeral cortege of Patrick Bowens in Cloonfad, Co Roscommon. Photograph: David Walsh

A Co Roscommon community gathered on Saturday to pay their final respects to a man who died while preparing for his mother’s funeral. Hundreds congre(...)

Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

The winners: Anti-Austerity Alliance candidate Paul Murphy celebrates taking the Dublin South West byelection (left) and Michael Fitzmaurice (Independent) savours his victory in the Roscommon South-Leitrim byelection. Photographs: Alan Betson/The Irish Times and Brian Farrell.

Paul Murphy of the Anti-Austerity Alliance and Indpendent candidate Michael Fitzmaurice have recorded surprise wins in the Dublin South West and Rosco(...)