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Waves hit Blackrock diving tower in Salthill, Co Galway. File photograph: Liam McBurney/PA Wire

A status red weather warning has been issued for counties Galway and Clare for Saturday afternoon as Storm Jorge crosses the country. Status red weat(...)

Sheep feed during heavy snowfall in Roundwood, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Garry O’Neill

Cold and wintry conditions are expected to continue across the country on Tuesday, with a yellow snow and ice weather warning remaining in place. Sno(...)

Traffic driving through snow falling in Dunboyne, Co  Meath. File photograph: Alan Betson

Parts of Ireland are forecast to wake up to snow on Monday, with widespread wintry showers forecast to fall overnight. Met Éireann has issued a two-d(...)

Asbestos material must not be cut, broken or interfered with in any way without supervision because the tiny fibres when released can become airborne. Photograph: iStock

Our nearly 100-year-old house has asbestos ceilings. If we ever decide to sell, would they have to be replaced and how much could that cost? Asbesto(...)

A 65-year-old man died in an industrial accident in east Cork on Wednesday afternoon. It is understood the man was carrying out repair work on a gra(...)

A man who was seriously injured when his tent was lifted by an industrial vehicle as part of a ‘clean-up’ of the Grand Canal in Dublin on Tuesday is o(...)

The incident is the subject of a Garda investigation, an investigation by the Health and Safety Authority and separate reviews by Waterways Ireland and the DRHE. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an “industrial accident” at the Grand Canal in Dublin on Tuesday in which a homeless man sustained serious injur(...)

Phoenix Lodge. Photograph: Google Street View

A young homeless woman has died “tragically” in emergency accommodation in Dublin. In a statement to The Irish Times a Garda spokesman said: “Gardaí (...)

The scene in Dublin  where a homeless man was injured during a tent clearing operation along the banks of the Grand Canal. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Housing and homelessness have been catapulted to the centre of the general election debate after a political storm erupted over a homeless man being i(...)

 Gardaí at the scene where a homeless man was injured along the Grand Canal in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Four separate investigations are under way into a homeless man being seriously injured while a utility vehicle was removing tents pitched along the Gr(...)

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