Under the initiative, bus operators could receive grant aid up to €500,000, receive a direct-award public contract for a service or a combination of both.

The State is to provide financial support to commercial bus operators affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Under the initiative, bus operators could re(...)

  The Louis Vuitton Steamer trunk which was brought to Ireland by two nuns in the 1930s is up for auction at Purcell’s in Birr

An auction at Purcell’s in Birr, Co Offaly, this coming Wednesday offers some unusual treasures, but the unknown stories to some of the pieces are wha(...)

Peat Stacks Connemara by Paul Henry, €36,000 (€15,000-€25,000) Morgan O’Driscoll

Auction results Tuesday, August 6th, Morgan O’Driscoll. Paul Henry, Peat Stacks Connemara, €36,000 – more than double its lower reserve of €15,000. L(...)

Ballyglunin railway station, Co Galway, named Castletown in The Quiet Man film. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

“Well now, I’ll begin at the beginning. A fine soft day in the spring it was, when the train pulled into Castletown, three hours late as usual, and hi(...)

Brendan Fairbrother in his home in Crumlin, Dublin. The house is uninsulated, the walls and ceilings are scarred with mould and the floors are damp. Photograph: James Forde

An elderly Dublin couple, who are both chronically ill, are living in a cold, damp house because their income is just over €9 a week too much to quali(...)

High Court ruling on adverse possession upheld by the Supreme Court

A man who claimed he used a three-acre field near Clondalkin railway station for 30 years without objection from its owner Córas Iompair Éireann (CIÉ(...)