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The scene of the rescue in Co Limerick. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

Gardaí rescued a woman who was trapped inside her car which had gone into the River Deel in Co Limerick and was filling with water at the weekend. Sh(...)

Roddy Doyle: “Slagging is virtually always very affectionate.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/ The Irish Times

The writer discovered this because, when he started writing The Commitments, he knew it was good. But No matter when or where his work is set, Doyl(...)

Bantry Fire Brigade said New Street, Main Street, Barrack and the Square were all flooded on Monday night. Image: Bantry Fire Brigade

An elderly shop owner in Bandon, Co Cork, who has experienced his second major flooding incident at his premises in a matter of days, describes himsel(...)

A man has been arrested in Limerick after gardaí responding to a burglary report spotted him on the roof of a house. File image: Collins.

A man has been arrested in Limerick after gardaí responding to a burglary report spotted him on the roof of a house and eventually found him hiding in(...)

The two surfers were winched on board the helicopter and were brought to Sligo Airport by the Irish Coast Guard. File photograph: Collins

The Irish Coast Guard rescued two surfers went out to sea on Saturday during Storm Jorge. The Rescue helicopter II8 was scrambled at 10.30am on (...)

Image of some of the damage caused by lightening to a house in Cobh, Co Cork.

A grandfather in Cobh, Co Cork whose house was badly damaged by lightning overnight has said the rubber clogs he had been wearing may have saved his l(...)

Tenders at Dublin Fire Brigade on Pearse Street.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Many areas in Dublin experienced a reduction of 50 per cent in fire cover on some days this week due to staff shortages, Siptu has said. The trade un(...)

A horse-drawn fire tender at the Curragh Camp in Co Kildare, circa 1902. Photograph: National Library of Ireland/Flickr Commons

It was a Saturday night in Dublin when the fire started and the streets were busy with people. Attracted by the light from the burning timber at the C(...)

From left are  Barbara Byrne, Hazel Gleeson, Mai Barrett and Joanne Tyrrell at Marrsfield Avenue apartments in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/The Irish Times

Apartment owners at a Celtic Tiger-era development in Dublin 13 are facing a bill of €826,000 to remedy serious fire-safety issues found at the block.(...)

Activists at the house in Summerhill. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/The Irish Times

The High Court has ordered that people occupying a house in Dublin’s north inner city must vacate the property by 8am on Friday. Ms Justice Miriam O’(...)

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