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Plans to open the Oireachtas to the public this weekend have been scrapped due to fears that the Extinction Rebellion movement demonstrations on Merrion Street could disrupt the event. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins.

Plans to open the Oireachtas to the public this weekend have been scrapped due to fears that the Extinction Rebellion movement demonstrations on Merri(...)

A heavy smoker  who drives long distances in a diesel-powered car and burns  fossil fuel  in winter has the most to fear from Budget 2020. Photograph: Getty

A heavy smoker from the midlands who drives long distances in their diesel-powered car and burns through a lot of fossil fuel to keep themselves warm (...)

“Regular energy drinks are basically sugary drinks with added caffeine.” Photograph: Getty Images

The sugar content of some leading energy drinks for sale in Ireland has fallen as manufacturers look to avoid paying higher taxes. However, the size o(...)

If in Tuesday night’s draw no player matches the five numbers from the main panel plus an additional two so-called Lucky Star numbers it will have to be shared at the next prize tier at which there are winners.

The EuroMillions jackpot of €190 million will have to be won on Tuesday night no matter what happens, with the odds of claiming at least a share of th(...)

Fota Island Resort says to honour all booking at the discounted rate would cost it around a quarter of a million euro. Image via Facebook.

A series of unfortunate events has turned what should have been a “Ho Ho Ho” into a “no no no” for a Cork holiday resort and more than 1,000 families (...)

Ryanair has signed a joint declaration with others pledging to work to prevent and minimise disruptive incidents.

A ban on serving alcohol on flights could be considered as a means to reduce the number of incidents of disruptive passenger behaviour, an Irish Aviat(...)

A taxi rank in Dublin City Centre. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The cost of taking a taxi is set to climb by almost 5 per cent from early next year under proposals announced by the National Transport Authority (NTA(...)

Ireland rugby fans  in Donny and Nesbitts pub in Dublin watching the Scotland game in the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

In Yokohama, the Irish rugby team stood against the flowers of Scotland. In Dublin, a group of men from very different backgrounds sat shoulder to sho(...)

Anna May McHugh poses at the National Ploughing Championships in Ballintrane, Fenagh,  Co Carlow. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The only clouds on the horizon on the second day of the National Ploughing Championships in Co Carlow came in the shape of Brexit and beef, and were i(...)

Tánaiste Simon Coveney  visits the Global Ireland marquee at the National Ploughing Championships on Wednesday. Photograph: Julien Behal

Those involved in negotiating the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union are effectively “writing history”, and missteps made now will be felt (...)

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