Jury will be asked to use circumstantial evidence to decide if the accused man murdered two Dublin criminals, who were “assassinated” in a car they had stolen.

The jury in a double murder trial will be asked to use circumstantial evidence to decide if the accused man murdered two Dublin criminals, who were “a(...)

This bird was seen dancing in Trinity College Dublin.

“Hi, it’s Niamh Towey from The Irish Times here. Great to be Friday, ha? “So, em, I was just wondering, could you tell me why seagulls were dancing (...)

Notices against bathing have been issued for Loughshinny (above) and Rush South beaches in the wake of heavy rainfall in parts of the country. File photograph: Google Street View

Notices against bathing have been issued for Loughshinny and Rush South beaches in the wake of heavy rainfall in parts of the country. Do Not Swim n(...)

 Sandymount strand is one of a number of Dublin beaches where a temporary swimming ban is in place. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Temporary swimming bans are in place at Sandymount, Merrion and Dollymount Strand beaches in Dublin after heavy overnight rains led to sewer and waste(...)

81 Park Avenue, Sandymount, Dublin 4 seeking €4.6million

A small row of four detached houses in the heart of Dublin 4’s Sandymount is home to some of the finest properties in this most coveted of city suburb(...)

A man looks out over the Rivey Liffey from the adjacent boardwalk in Dublin. A victim of an alleged rape  and a suspect met by chance on the boardwalk last  Saturday afternoon. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Gardaí investigating the alleged false imprisonment and rape of a Spanish student (18) would have to acquire new evidence before the suspect in the ca(...)

The suspect and victim met by chance on the boardwalk area along the Liffey river. Image: Google Street View

A man accused of falsely imprisoning and raping a Spanish student in a tent in Dublin brought her on a circuitous route out of the city centre, appare(...)

A plague of flies of ‘biblical proportions’ has descended upon the south Dublin suburbs of Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown. File photograph: Hans Lang/Getty

A plague of flies of “biblical proportions” has descended upon the Dublin 4 suburbs of Sandymount, Ringsend and Irishtown, according to residents and (...)

 Sandymount strand: heavy rainfall led to sewage  washing up on the beach. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A temporary swimming ban at Sandymount Strand remains in place after heavy rainfall led to sewage washing up on the beach from the River Liffey . Dub(...)

One of the new speed limit signs on St Attracta Road, Cabra. Photograph: Olivia Kelly.

Speed limits have been lowered to 30km/h on residential roads, and near schools and shops, in 10 Dublin suburbs. The move, which took effect fro(...)