Tim O Brien

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Three weather warnings – for wind, gales and rough sea conditions – have been issued by Met Éireann. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Three weather warnings – for wind, gales and rough sea conditions – have been issued by Met Éireann for Wednesday night and Thursday, heralding the en(...)

A new campaign for safe cycling in rural Ireland is being formally launched. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A new campaign for safe cycling in rural Ireland is being formally launched by Minister of State for Heritage Malcolm Noonan on Wednesday. The Vision(...)

Two of the three new endangered Northern cheetah cubs at Fota Wildlife Park. Photograph: Darragh Kane

Fota Wildlife Park has announced the birth of three Northern cheetah cubs – an endangered species. The cubs, one male and two females, were born on J(...)

Vartry reservoir in Co Wicklow. Irish Water is meeting the OPW, the Department of Housing and Met Éireann to review the current hosepipe ban. Irish Water said the “exceptional situation” had been alleviated only slightly by rainfall of the last three weeks. Photograph:  Niall Carson/PA

A significant reduction in work planned by Irish Water to remove potentially harmful lead from public supply connections means it could take until 208(...)

US president Donald Trump  on the South Lawn of the White House on June 21st after his return from a campaign rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP

For a long time, Republicans have brandished the same old narrative to try to scare their way into the White House. Their candidates were presented as(...)

The aftermath  of a ‘wild camp’ in Co Wicklow.

Authorities for the Dublin and Wicklow mountains were to meet on Friday after a series of “wild camps” and “forest parties” resulted in intensive dump(...)

Betty Ann Norton co-directed her theatre school with her husband. File photograph: Bryan O Brien/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has paid tribute to theatre teacher Betty Ann Norton who died at the weekend. Ms Norton gave her name to one of the Stat(...)

US president Donald Trump displays a face shield made at Ford’s Rawsonville Plant in Ypsilanti, Michigan on May 21st. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

My corona dreams are so crazy and vibrant, with star turns by politicians, celebrities, zombies and my late mother, that sometimes as I wake, I groggi(...)

Tourism was one of the key drivers of economic recovery after the last economic crash  but the ability of the sector to lead the recovery this time is in grave doubt.

Social distancing of one metre rather than two in hotels should be the norm, a member of the Government’s new Tourism Recovery Taskforce has said. E(...)

North Dublin Publications Ltd, which has been publishing free newspapers in the Dublin area for 33 years, has announced its closure.  File photograph: Getty Images

North Dublin Publications Ltd, which has been publishing free newspapers in the Dublin area for 33 years, has announced its closure. The company, wh(...)

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