Children enjoy the warm weather at Seapark beach in Holywood, Co Down on Monday. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Ireland enjoyed a fine, hot day on Tuesday but no records were broken - possibly a sign of things to come with a dip in temperatures expected ahead of(...)

 A floral tribute left on Linwood Avenue near the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch, New Zealand. Photograph: Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

Ireland rugby captain Rory Best has expressed solidarity with the people of New Zealand over the terror attacks which killed 49 people on Friday. Sp(...)

Ireland must ramp up security measures against the spread of a deadly disease threatening pig farmers across Europe, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed has warned.

Ireland must ramp up security measures against the spread of a deadly disease threatening pig farmers across Europe, Minister for Agriculture Michael (...)