The latest Residential Property Price Index from the CSO suggests prices nationally fell by 0.6% and by a sharper 1.6% in Dublin, where supply pressures are most acute.

The number of new homes completed in the third quarter fell by 9.4 per cent as the slowdown in construction from Covid-19 continued to bite. The figu(...)

Consumer prices were on average 1.5 per cent lower in October compared with the same month last year as the cost of communications, transport, clothing and footwear all fell.

Consumer prices were on average 1.5 per cent lower in October compared with the same month last year as the cost of communications, transport, clothin(...)

For the Celt the Neolithic marvel of Newgrange became the home of gods and a passage between worlds. And let’s not forget the Celtic Samhain, the night on which a portal is opened between worlds. Photograph: Getty Images

Can the dead communicate with the living? There is nothing like war or pestilence, such as our current pandemic, to bring such questions to the fore. (...)

The licensing figures also show that Volkswagen (574) was the most popular make of new private car.

The number of new private cars licensed last month was up 30.3 per cent compared with October 2019, as electric and hybrid cars continued to grow in p(...)

Auckland: Index shows property price annual growth of 13 per cent.

Prices in Dublin’s high-end residential property market are continuing to weaken as the pandemic lingers on, with a new report showing prime prices fe(...)

Ellie O’Byrne, based in Cork city who has spent last month eating only Irish food. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

There’s nothing more quintessentially Irish than black pudding. Except much black pudding is made with dried haemoglobin powder instead of fresh blood(...)

Temple Bar in Dublin, an area of the city centre that is usually packed with visitors. Photograph: Stephen Collins/Collins Photos

Just as it was the first time round, opening up after the Covid lockdown will be vastly more complicated than closing down. As the excitement settles (...)

Despite extended periods of severe travel restrictions nationwide this year that have severely reduced traffic volumes the number of people killed on the roads is higher than at the same period last year. Photograph: PA

There were eleven additional fatalities on Irish roads during the first nine months of 2020 compared with the same time last year, despite a significa(...)

Chronic heart disease was by far the most common underlying condition among those who died with Covid-19. Photograph: iStock

More than 93 per cent of people who died with coronavirus in the State had an underlying condition (1,568 people), according to Central Statistics Off(...)

The youth unemployment rate stood at 45.3 per cent.

The State’s unemployment rate has risen sharply again in the wake of new restrictions to contain coronavirus. After five months of decline, the Covid(...)

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