Garda forensics and a diver at work near a slurry tank Bobby Ryan’s body  was discovered at the back of farm in Fawnagown outside Tipperary town. Photograph: Press 22

Of all the twists and turns in the murder trial of Tipperary farmer Patrick Quirke, the revelation that gardaí searching for his victim’s body acted o(...)

Colm Tóibín. Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There is a peculiar intensity about some streets in Dublin that gets more layered the longer you live in the city and the more stray memories and asso(...)

Teachers strike: Philip Irwin (left) president ASTI and Gerry Quinn (right) president of thre TUI with members on picketing Rosmini Community College on Grace Park Road in Dublin. Photo: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, retailers enjoyed another pre-Christmas bounce yesterday – thanks to Teacher Tuesday. More than 330,000 post-p(...)