Paul Kavanagh

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The river  Blackwater at Fermoy, Co Cork. Photograph: Getty Images

A delegation from Fermoy, Co Cork, has called on the Oireachtas Public Petitions Committee to demand that repairs be carried out on the town’s histori(...)

Trinity joins a growing number of campuses across Ireland, including the University of Limerick, which became tobacco-free in June 2018. The institutes of technology in Westport, Carlow and Athlone are also smoke-free. Photograph: iStock

Trinity College Dublin (TCD) will officially become a tobacco-free campus on Wednesday, National No Smoking Day, almost three years after creating tob(...)

A file image shows bullet holes in the windscreen of the vehicle Paul Kavanagh was driving when fatally shot on Church Avenue in Drumcondra, Dublin 9 on March 26th, 2015. Photograph: Collins.

A man who was fatally shot on a residential road in Dublin three years ago had left the house after being asked by his partner to park a car for her, (...)

James Quinn who has been charged with the murder of Gary Hutch. Photograph: Solarpix.com

James Quinn, whose gun attack on Gary Hutch in 2015 set in chain a murderous underworld feud which has claimed 18 lives, is no stranger to internation(...)

An Irish Food Trail, which takes visitors to three different Dublin restaurants over the course of their meal, is the most booked food and drink experience in Ireland on Airbnb

Visitors to Ireland don’t just want to eat and drink good things – they want to learn more about them and are keen to help make them too, joining in a(...)

The Villa Spada, the Irish embassy in Rome. Derek Hannon is to replace Emma Madigan as teh new ambassador to the Holy See in the Vatican.

The Government has agreed a series of ambassadorial appointments, finalising a round of changes in Ireland’s diplomatic representation around the worl(...)

Smoking causes 100 deaths and more than 1,000 hospital admissions in the State each week, research from the Health Service Executive (HSE) states.

Smoking causes 100 deaths and more than 1,000 hospital admissions in the State each week, research from the Health Service Executive (HSE) states. Th(...)

 Flood defences in Clonmel hold back a flooded river Suir in 2016. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Insurers say they still cannot offer insurance to certain homes where temporary flood barriers have proven to be effective because of the risk of “hum(...)

Rooftop support for the Galway hurlers at the general store in Oranmore village outside Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

They call him Gerry the Giant, and he’s a carstopper on the morning ratrun through Keeraun on Galway’s western rim. At almost four metres (over 12 ft(...)

Assumpta O’Neill said Titanic Belfast had seen a huge increase in the numbers of Chinese tourists.

The widely expected introduction of a direct flight between China and Ireland should give Chinese tourism to Ireland a major boost, while the number o(...)

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