The notice in Granard, Co Longford was brought into force on November 9th by Irish Water. Photograph: iStock

Granard in Co Longford is currently subject to a boil-water notice, which is causing much disruption to the local community of 2,500 households. The (...)

Head of forecasting at Met Eireann, Evelyn Cusack following a meeting of the National Emergency Co-ordination group on Wednesday concerning Storm Lorenzo. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Storm Lorenzo is expected to make landfall in Co Donegal in the early hours of Friday morning, and should have weakened by that stage, Met Éireann has(...)

A graphic from weather mapping service Magic Seaweed showing the current expected location of high winds associated with Hurricane Lorenzo  along the west coast of Ireland on Thursday morning.

Wind speeds exceeding 130km/h and torrential rain are expected on Thursday as Storm Lorenzo makes landfall in Ireland. The remnant of the category 5 (...)

In her ruling, Labour Court deputy chairwoman Caroline Jenkinson said the council had not been able to establish that a normal retirement age existed which Michael  Neilon was aware of or ought to have been aware of.

The Labour Court has ordered Longford County Council to reinstate a 68-year-old lorry driver and allow him work for the council until he turns 70. It(...)

Entrance to Center Parcs resort. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

On April Fool’s Day, 2015, Center Parcs announced the largest tourism investment in Ireland. In the least touristy county. Longford’s status as a tou(...)

 Judge Karen Fergus at Longford Circuit Court. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A judge in Longford has ruled four people involved in a minor traffic collision “deliberately and falsely exaggerated” their injuries in a bid to clai(...)

Candidate for Independents 4 Change in Ireland South Mick Wallace, talks to count staff at the Ireland South count centre at Nemo Rangers GAA Club in Co Cork. Photograph: Michelle Devane/PA Wire

Sinn Féin MEP Liadh Ní Riada sought a recount of votes in the Ireland South constituency on Wednesday night as she faced losing her European Parliamen(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar  after voting in Scoil Thomais in Castleknock, Dublin. His Fine Gael party is hoping to make gains in the local elections, although party figures do not expect it to overtake Fianna Fáil as the largest party in local government. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

While much of the attention of the past few weeks has centred on the outcome of the European elections, the local elections are regarded as a more acc(...)

Center Parcs chief executive Martin Dalby  at  the Fachjan Project Plants facility in the Netherlands where the company has sourced tropical plants for its new holiday resort in Longford

Fachjan Project Plants is a wonder of the horticultural world. Situated in a suburb south of The Hague in the Netherlands, the private greenhouse oper(...)

Official statistics returned to the EPA suggest local authorities regulate more than 6,000 waste operations and carry out more than 25,000 inspections each year. File photograph: David Sleator

There are significant discrepancies between the sums of money county and city councils across the Republic spend policing illegal dumping with some se(...)

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