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The use of ports in Wales and east England is more expensive than direct ferries to the Continent, but its superior times are essential for major industries. Above, Dover Ferry Terminal. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Brexit will “significantly disrupt” the 150,000 trucks that travel through Britain annually taking goods between Ireland and the EU, a Government-orde(...)

A woman was badly injured in a hit-and-run on Canal Bridge at Osberstown, near Naas, Co Kildare, at around 8.25pm on Friday evening. Satellite photograph: Google Street View

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested over a hit-and-run collision which has left a woman seriously ill in hospital. The incident happened on Canal Bri(...)

Eoin Berkley had been barred from Dublin city centre before raping a Spanish teenager. File photograph: Collins Courts

A failure by gardaí to enforce bail conditions on a man sentenced to 14 years in prison yesterday for the abduction and rape of a Spanish teenager is (...)

Minister for Transport Shane Ross at the NTA’s   media briefing of the plans for Dublin bus.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for the Irish Times

Minster for Transport Shane Ross has complained to the National Transport Authority (NTA) about plans to reform Dublin’s bus services, warning that it(...)

Michael Nugent, chairman of Atheist Ireland, says  the Irish law on blasphemy is used by regimes overseas to defend persecution of minorities.

Atheist Ireland has urged voters to remove the “medieval” offence of blasphemy from the Constitution in next month’s referendum. The ballot takes pl(...)

An original Proclamation document  was to be the star lot of the Eclectic Collector sale at Whyte’s Auction House in Dublin, featuring various historical documents and artefacts, before a private sale was agreed. File photograph: Whyte’s

An original copy of the Irish Proclamation was withdrawn ahead of auction on Saturday after being sold for €100,000 by private treaty. It was to be (...)

 Minister for Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Josepha Madigan  said there would be “very little wiggle room” in the imminent budget because of the scale of threat facing Ireland due to Brexit. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Brexit has been described as a frightening and cataclysmic meteor hurtling towards Ireland by Josepha Madigan, Minister for Culture, Heritage and the (...)

State Pathologist: Marie Cassidy (centre) is to retire after 14 years in the role. Photograph: Alan Betson

The State Pathologist, Marie Cassidy, is to retire after 14 years in the role. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan paid tribute to Prof Cassidy’s “(...)

Some of the tyres found at a disused customs weighbridge between Carrickarnon and Ravensdale junctions. Photograph: Cllr Antóin Watters

A cross-Border clampdown on “brazen” illegal dumpers has been urged after hundreds of used tyres were discarded next to the motorway between Dublin an(...)

David Rodgers says dry weather has forced his potato plants into “shutting down”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

David Rodgers, the second generation of his family growing potatoes in Ballyboughal, and his father have never experienced anything like it. So parch(...)

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