Four suspected illegal immigrants were arrested after reportedly getting out of a lorry at a petrol station. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Gardaí arrested four suspected illegal immigrants in Co Laois on Monday night. The four men, all in their 20s, were arrested near Ballacolla at 10.30p(...)

Referee Daniel Sweeney in hospital following the attack

Gardaí have released three men and a teenager who were arrested in connection with an alleged assault on a soccer referee in Co Offaly earlier this mo(...)

Turf-cutting in Derrygreenagh, Co Offaly. Photograph: Pat Sammon

For Finian O’Neill, it is the end of an era. His father worked on the Bord na Móna bogs in Offaly for 42 years. Now in his 50s, O’Neill fears for his (...)

Turf-cutting in  Co Offaly. “We’re trying to position Bord na Mona for the future. It’s very important that we concentrate on the future. We are doing this because of global climate change requirements”

Nearly 500 jobs in Bord na Móna will be lost, beginning early next year, following a decision by the semi-State company to close 17 of its 62 currentl(...)

Kieran Finane of Finline Furniture in his factory in Emo, Co Laois. Photograph: Bryan Meade

Brexit was the focus for Ciarán Finane of Ireland’s largest sofa manufacturer, Finline Furniture. The Laois company has showrooms in Dublin, Cork an(...)

One of the Avonmore soups affected by the recall.

Glanbia is recalling batches of Avonmore Fresh Soups due to the possible presence of small plastic pieces. The Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSA(...)

The new Garda Commissioner, Drew Harris, after he took a sworn oath at Kevin Street Divisional Headquarters in Dublin. Photograph:  Garda/PA Wire

New Garda Commissioner Drew Harris needs to respond to survivors and relatives of terrorist atrocities who believe there was collusion between loyalis(...)

Changes to Employment Permit Regulations will make it easier for meat processors to source an additional 500 workers from outside EU and EEA. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

An additional 500 work permits have been approved for meat plant workers from outside the European Union. The move follows on from a pilot scheme int(...)

Once they have killed and gutted a deer, poachers mark the location with GPS for later collection. File photograph: Getty Images

Wildlife criminals, including deer poachers and gangs capturing wild birds for sale abroad, “are pillaging the countryside”, according to the senior g(...)

Cyclists on the Waterford Greenway, the longest off-road walking and cycling experience in Ireland. File photograph: John Foley

A walking and cycling route stretching from Dublin to Galway is hoped to form the centrepiece of the Government’s National Greenway Strategy. Ministe(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Next
  • Last »