We focus on 16 transformative ideas with the potential to enhance Irish society – so that when we go back, we also move forward. Photograph: Getty

Experts from various fields offer 16 transformative ideas that have the potential to enhance society in a post-pandemic ireland The Covid-19 pan(...)

A file image of a Sligo fire service tender. Sligo County Council has warned people in the local area to take care due to smoke from the blaze. Photograph via Sligo Fire Service via Twitter

Emergency services have contained a fire in a small garage outside of Sligo town on Tuesday morning, after a number of homes were evacuated due to an (...)

Traffic congestion scenes such as this one on the M11 were absent during lockdown, with motor insurance claims falling. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

As road traffic slumped during lockdowns all across Europe, so too did motor insurance claims, with the result that insurers are expected to enjoy win(...)

An illustration of how a ‘smart’ kitchen might work: 5G is expected to spur a rise in the number of connected devices in circulation. Photograph: iStock

A national working group on 5G should be established as a priority to ensure the State does not miss out on the significant economic opportunities ass(...)

Three units of the fire brigade and the gardaí battle a fire at Greenstar Recycling Depot in Sligo. Image: @NoelBallantyne

Sligo Fire Brigade is currently tackling a large fire at a recycling depot in the town and have requested households and businesses in the area to clo(...)

Ciarán Hayes, Sligo County Council, chief executive outlined a  wide range of new measures that would be driven by local authorities working with other State agencies. Photograph: Maxwell photography

All 31 local authorities in Ireland are gearing up to play a leading role in reducing carbon emissions and helping the country adapt for the inevitabl(...)

Closure of the Curry-Moylough community playground in Co Sligo was described as a ‘huge loss’. Photograph: Susie McDonagh

A playground that volunteers in Moylough, Co Sligo, fundraised to help build has had to close as they cannot find insurance cover. The closure has ha(...)

People in Tubbercurry are ‘boiling kettles dozens of times a day and buying containers of water’, according to the chamber of commerce

Householders on the east coast who have been coping with a boil water notice for a number of days have been urged to “hunker down and get ready for th(...)

The Court of Appeal  also found the High Court had erred in making a finding that the man’s  house was not reasonably fit for human habitation when that had not been pleaded.

A man who was awarded €105,000 by a High Court judge after he claimed he slipped on tiles on the front porch of his local authority home will have to (...)

Data published by the Department of Housing shows that of the 25,814 dwellings that were inspected in 2018, a total of 20,414 were substandard.

More than 80 per cent of private rental accommodation that was inspected last year failed to meet the minimum standards required by law, new figures s(...)

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