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Flooding from the River Owenass on the Manor Road in Mountmellick, Co Laois. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Residents in Mountmellick have spoken about how flood waters deluged their homes very quickly following torrential rain on Wednesday. The occupants o(...)

 Vehicles drive through floods as workers attempt to clear drains after heavy flooding on the Strawberry Beds, Lower Road near Lucan.Photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

Two housing estates in Mountmellick, Co Laois were evacuated on Wednesday when the Owenass River burst its banks due to heavy rain resulting in floode(...)

Dorothea Findlater at the presentation of the Wheeler Plate after the inaugural match, earlier this year. She became an Irish hockey international, winning her first cap in 1936. She also represented Ireland at golf.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Dorothea Findlater, who remembered seeing the flames as Dublin burned during the week of the Easter Rising, has died at the age of 107. Her father, C(...)

Keith Donoghue (left) from Swift Grove Clonshaugh and Michael Smullen of Ashdale Close Kinsealy who were both charged at Trim District Court on Friday in connection with a drugs seizure by gardaí in Co Meath on Wednesday. Photograph: Collins

Two men have appeared in court in relation to the seizure of drugs valued by gardaí at over €6 million. The men were arrested on Wednesday at Muckers(...)

DIT academic staff have written to Prof Brian Norton saying they fear the complicated merger will be botched. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Senior academic staff at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT) have accused its president of failing to take seriously their concerns about plans t(...)

A lack of exercise, smoking and excessive drinking are risk factors for dementia and type II diabetes.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

People with type II diabetes are between two and three times more likely to get dementia, a new report suggests. Researchers are now examining whethe(...)

William Hillick from Co Westmeath died when his aircraft came down at Abbeyshrule Aerodrome, Co Longford. Photograph: Facebook

An inexperienced pilot who did not heed advice to get lessons in aerobatics was killed when his plane went into a spin, an investigation has concluded(...)

Gardaí have begun the  winter phase of Operation Thor, which targets the activities of roving criminal gangs targeting rural areas, last week. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Four men are due to appear at Mullingar District Court on Friday morning in connection with a spate of robberies in rural areas. The men were arrest(...)

Many in Ireland  well-disposed to remembering the Irish dead of both World Wars are sickened by the  poppy fascism which seems to reach new levels of absurdity every year in Britain. Photograph: Neil Hall/EPA

Sometimes the best commemorations are the hardest. It is easy to acknowledge your own side, to do what everybody else does because that is the way it (...)

A harrowing account of arriving in Rwanda at the height of the genocide there in 1994 is among more than 150 audio files being released by the Defence(...)

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