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The report found biodiversity was in serious decline, with freshwater habitats identified as having the fastest biodiversity loss of all ecosystems. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The EPA’s call for a decade for action to address Ireland’s pressing environmental issues, that range across many sectors, has been strongly backed by(...)

Irish Water

The latest report card on Irish Water highlights a range of failures and presents further evidence that Ireland has a water supply network that is far(...)

Bohernabreena reservoir in Dublin where water levels are low following the driest spring on record. Photograph: PA

The ongoing drought across much of Ireland and the introduction of a hosepipe ban on June 9th – the second in less than two years – has brought renewe(...)

Great Irish movies: Eamonn Owens as Francie Brady in The Butcher Boy, directed by Neil Jordan

IN VERY PARTICULAR ORDER, HERE’S OUR (CURRENTLY DEFINITIVE) PICK OF THE GREATEST IRISH MOVIES EVER MADE No sane person will sincerely claim that(...)

Ross Byrne scores Leinster’s fifth try against Northampton. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Northampton Saints 16 Leinster 43 A bonus-point victory on English soil, with the Premiership leaders beaten all ends up long before the finish of th(...)

The save Moore Street campaign joins hands to mark the 10th anniversary of the Arms Around Moore Street protest. Photograph Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

A survey of terraced houses in Moore Street associated with the Easter Rising has shown most of the buildings were not there in 1916. The Government (...)

Siobhán Hegarty: Visitors to Moore Street are getting robbed, they are getting abused. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

A casual visitor to Dublin’s Moore Street would be hard-pressed to identify the national monument which has been the subject of two decades of bitter (...)

 A report by the ESRI said it was a particular  concern “that only one-third of PLC learners reported having had access to career guidance during their courses”

Minister for Education Richard Bruton has announced a wide-ranging review of the career guidance system in second and third level institutions. In 20(...)

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(...)

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley arrives at the High Court in London. (Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire)

Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley has told the UK High Court he is a “binge” drinker and cannot remember the details of a January 2013 drinking sessio(...)

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