Fallen trees in Sutton, Dublin. Schools will be closed for a second day in both the Republic and North on Tuesday.  Photograph:  Dara Mac Dónaill

Primary and secondary schools have been told to close for a second day on Tuesday but most are expected to reopen on Wednesday. Taoiseach Leo Varadka(...)

Former Cork hurler Donal Og Cusack said his  ‘intention was to help a human in a dark place who asked me for help. I showed a lack of judgement in this situation for which I am genuinely sorry.’ Photograph: Inpho

Former Cork hurler Donal Og Cusack has identified himself as the second person who gave a character reference to Tom Humphries. Humphries, a former (...)

File image of Dublin Port. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Revenue officers seized 598 litres of alcohol and 6,700 cigarettes at Dublin Port on Monday morning. The goods seized represent a potential loss to (...)

Luas Customer Care has said trams are only operating between Tallaght/Saggart and Blackhorse on the red line

All Luas lines are operating normally following an incident on Wednesday morning. A section of the red Luas line was out of action earlier after a t(...)

The Government will today commit to funding IVF treatment for couples unable to conceive from 2019. Minister for Health Simon Harris is to bring a me(...)

CEO of the Charities Regulator, John Farrelly pictured at the launch of The Charity Regulator’s fundraising guidelines. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

The Charities Regulator has published a set of fundraising guidelines which it says are “a significant step forward” in restoring confidence in Irish (...)

DCU will confer an honorary doctorate to Bill Clinton “in recognition of his leadership in building and consolidating peace and reconciliation on the island of Ireland”. Photograph: Ludovic Marin AFP/Getty Images

Former US President Bill Clinton is due to visit Ireland next month to receive an honorary doctorate. Dublin City University will confer an honorary(...)

The advertisement featured real home video footage taken by a car loan customer surprising his partner and young child with a new car.  Stock photograph: Getty Images

An AIB television advertisement “must not reappear in its current form again,” the Advertising Standards Authority has ruled. The advertisement feat(...)

A customer of Ryanair was “misled” by an advertisement promoting a family discount as the offer was not available to people booking through the airlin(...)

 Rescuers search for survivors after the Mexico earthquake. Photograph: AFP/Carlos Ramirez

The Department of Foreign Affairs has issued a warning for those travelling to Mexico after a powerful earthquake. The quake in central Mexico has c(...)