Rubbish at the back of one of the badly damaged and boarded-up houses in Fána Glass at Ballybane in Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Three Traveller families, who have been widely blamed for the destruction of houses and illegal dumping in their Galway city estate, have said they ar(...)

A 50-year-old man was remanded in custody when he appeared at Navan District Court on Sunday charged with an alleged hijacking incident in Enfield, Co(...)

Canon Damian O’Reilly looks through some of the unwanted Christmas gifts left at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin, in 2016. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Dublin is appealing to the public for their unwanted Christmas presents. Staff at the Pro-Cathedral in the north inner ci(...)

The damaged fender on the Toyota Avensis car, as seen 10 days after the Tuam Road incident, but not visible, according to paramedics, in the immediate aftermath  of the incident.

A High Court judge has awarded a total of €35,000 to three personal injury claimants whose case was earlier dismissed by a judge of the Circuit Court (...)

The pit in the cave which contained human remains after the excavation. Photograph: Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht

A cave-like chamber discovered by a hill walker in north west Mayo has been confirmed as a Neolithic site used in highly complex burial practices over(...)

Michael McDonagh was last seen on Monday, January 15th.

Gardaí are asking the public for help to find a missing 14-year-old from Co Kildare. Michael McDonagh was last seen on Main Street in Newbridge on M(...)

“Ask yourself, ‘What do you want to get out of the course? Is it just for the sake of doing a course? Is it because you want a particular job?’ ” File photograph: iStockphoto/Getty Images

It’s quite fitting that so many colleges are competing for business students. But which one is best? A human resources officer might diplomatically t(...)

Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin at the Crosscare food bank talking with foodbank manager Valerie Cummins in 2013. File photograph: John McElroy

People in Dublin have been asked by Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, as a matter of urgency, to donate food to the Crosscare food banks in the wee(...)

“Making decisions based on macroeconomic trends is a bit absurd. It’s better to have a long-term plan and make sure that the job is the right fit for you”
Buoyant jobs market for graduates

Graduates can breathe a sigh of relief: employers are hiring. Last year careers experts said the jobs market was the strongest it had been for a deca(...)

Construction activity has increased every month for two and a half years, the report says. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Activity in the construction sector accelerated sharply last month as demand for industry professionals grew by up to 46 per cent. Two new reports ov(...)

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