Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

The family of a woman found not guilty by reason of insanity of assaulting a work colleague when she put a knife to her throat has promised a judge th(...)

The River Shannon at Athlone: With only half of all Irish rivers and lakes deemed to be in a healthy state, environmental groups have called for a more robust approach to stopping water pollution and to preventing deterioration in pristine waters.

With only half of all Irish rivers and lakes deemed to be in a healthy state, environmental groups have called for a more robust approach to stopping (...)

Harvesting the crop on Rathlin Island.

Once regarded merely as the stinking gunge one steps over on the way for a swim, seaweed these days is having a renaissance. The excitement surroundi(...)

A fan pays  tribute to Anthony Foley outside Thomond Park. Photograph:  by Eamon Ward

Munster v Glasgow Warriors (Champions Cup Pool 1) Kick-off: 1pm (live on Sky Sports 2 and RTE Radio) It’s too soon. It can provide little or no c(...)

The coffin of Munster rugby coach Anthony Foley is carried from St Flannan’s Church after his funeral service in Killaloe. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

“We have been plunged deep into an incomprehensible darkness and sense of loss,” Fr Pat Malone said in his homily at the funeral of Munster rugby head(...)

Jack Reynor in Gerard Barrett’s superb Glassland

Two years ago, Jimmy Deenihan, then Minister for Arts, turned up at the Galway Film Fleadh for the world premiere of Gerard Barrett’s Pilgrim Hill.(...)

River stretch: report says half of the pristine stretches in Ireland have been lost since 1987.

A new integrated approach to water management is “urgently needed” if Ireland’s rivers, lakes, groundwaters and coasts are to be protected from declin(...)