At the 2018 National Teacher Awards are Brian Mooney, lifetime achievement award winner and Dan Hobbs CEO, BetterExaminations.ie

Brian Mooney, guidance counsellor and Irish Times columnist, has been recognised for his lifetime contribution to education at the National Teacher of(...)

Cars in the flooded car park near the Galway Atlantaquaria in Salthill during Storm Eleanor. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Met Éireann has issued a wind warning for parts of the country for the early hours of Thursday after Storm Eleanor brought heavy winds, rain and flood(...)

Carlow Institute of Technology  mechanical engineering students  built their own single-seated Formula One style race car

Carlow Institute of Technology When is open day? Carlow Campus: November 16th Wexford Campus: November 17th Life on campus Just 10 minutes’ wal(...)

The Beamish and Crawford cooperage in 1900. The brewery was once the biggest in the country, producing more stout than Guinness

It once was Ireland’s biggest brewery, producing more stout than Guinness and exporting it as far afield as Australia, the United States and the Carib(...)

A shopkeeper in Cork city centre preparing for    flooding yesterday evening.  Photograph:   Niall Carson/PA

Many people in Cork city spent yesterday preparing for last night’s high tide and threatened flooding. City manager Tim Lucey urged business people in(...)

Commuter Michelle Lane pictured during severe flooding South Mall, Cork city this morning. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

From Barry Roche, Southern CorrespondentBusinesses in Cork city centre are starting another clean-up after a combination of high tides and strong sout(...)

The River Lee has burst its banks in Cork city centre. Photograph: Damian Ó Laocha

Cork is again counting the cost of the bad weather after a combination of heavy overnight rain and high tides caused flooding in low-lying parts of th(...)

A homeowner sandbags his home in Sutton, Co Dublin this afternoon due to high tide and high winds. Cork homeowners and businesspeople along the South Mall and Oliver Plunkett Street as well as connecting side streets such as Princes Street, Cook Street, Marlborough Street and Pembroke Street had been keeping  sandbags at the ready for tonight.  Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

Fears that Cork would be hit by a second night of flooding proved unfounded tonight after evening time high tides passed without incident despite huge(...)