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The Status Yellow rainfall warning came into affect at 5pm and will remain in force until 9am on Thursday. File photograph: Getty

A Status Yellow rainfall warning has been put in place for seven counties across Munster and south Leinster overnight, with torrential downpours set t(...)

The publication in 1986 of Anna Parnell’s The Tale of a Great Sham, scrupulously edited and annotated by Dana Hearne, was a landmark event in Irish wo(...)

Prisoners typically make alcohol in their cells by fermenting large amounts of sugary fruit obtained from the canteen or prison shop.

Irish prisoners, like much of the rest of the country, took to the drink in a big way during the coronavirus lockdown. Figures obtained through a Fre(...)

A bank draft was sent to the Empress Eugénie in Paris and, following a discussion with a French organisation established to assist casualties, the committee also decided to form an ambulance corps. Portrait of Empress Eugénie by Franz Xaver Winterhalter, 1853

Ireland’s first halting attempt to alleviate distress abroad took place 150 years ago during the Franco-Prussian War. In 1870, the Second French Empi(...)

The capacity of the data centres ‘already here exceeds substantially any demand arising in Ireland’, says Colm McCarthy

The notion that Ireland will achieve a 7 per cent reduction in Irish carbon emissions every year up to 2030 is “wildly unlikely”, according to the eco(...)

Orlagh Eichholz with a picture of her stolen dog Molly and her other dog Millie at their home in Cappawhite, Co Tipperary. Photograph: John D Kelly

When news emerged this week that 10 suspected stolen dogs had been found during a search on a property in Rathkeale, Co Limerick, Orlagh Eichholz’s he(...)

One of the 10 dogs found by gardaí in Rathkeale, Co Limerick. Photograph: An Garda Síochána Facebook

The online selling website, DoneDeal, has temporarily suspended advertisements for the sale of dogs in the wake of gardaí­ highlighting a number of do(...)

Cathy Anne and Paul Bell outside The Brewery Tap, Tullamore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

As rumours swirl around much of the midlands on Friday regarding Covid-19 lockdowns, Brian Cloonan takes delivery of nine pallets of Christmas decorat(...)

Deliveroo has assigned more staff to help new restaurant partners offer their wares on the platform. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Deliveroo increased the number of restaurants on its platform by half in the first half of this year as restaurants moved to diversify their offering (...)

Tom Hennessy lived a full life on the family farm in Kilfinane.

This article is one of a series about people who have died with coronavirus in Ireland and among the diaspora. Read more at

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