Community remembers the family man who 'always had a cheeky grin'
A small rural hamlet came to a standstill to mourn the tragic passing of a hard-working young farmer and family man who died in an accident on his family farm.
A small rural hamlet came to a standstill to mourn the tragic passing of a hard-working young farmer and family man who died in an accident on his family farm.
A small rural community came to a standstill this afternoon to mourn the tragic passing of a hardworking young farmer and family man who...
FR Brian D’Arcy, former Republic of Ireland football manager Brian Kerr and well-known businessman Charlie Chawke were among the mourners...
MEP Brian Hayes has offered an olive branch to a leading Islamic leader over controversial tweets...
One of the country's largest teachers' unions moved last night to reassure up to 30,000 people that their credit card information is safe despite a breach of its online learning portal by hackers last week.
Mayo captain Cillian O'Connor will be well used to the din of Croke Park judging by the raucous cheers in his workplace yesterday.
A cyclist who was killed following a collision with a tractor is the sixth person to die on our roads in less than a week.
A "reckless idiot" who was seen rollerblading from the back of a Dublin bus at the height of the evening rush hour could face charges.
Storm Aileen - the first named storm of the year - was expected to churn up gusts of more than 110kmh as it swept across the country last night.
With painted faces, fancy dress costumes and even painted cars, the capital's taxi drivers turned up by the car load to create a special day out for special children.
A murder investigation is under way after a man was shot dead in a gun attack in the capital last night.
Irish tourists on holiday in Florida spoke of taking refuge in baths and closets as Hurricane Irma pounded outside.
Veteran Newstalk broadcaster George Hook faces a dressing-down by management today over offensive comments he made on his 'High Noon' show that...
An animal welfare charity has made an urgent appeal for homes for more than two dozen Jack Russell terrier dogs and pups which had been bred at a single property.
Homelessness and children's charities have expressed despair after the number of homeless people jumped 25pc over the past year to hit an all-time high.
A Dublin taxi driver has said that he is facing repossession of his home due to crippling interest rates after taking out a loan from a sub-prime lender more than a decade ago.
A Dublin woman who took part in the global study on microplastics in drinking water was shocked when traces were found in her household tap water.
A record number of families have appealed to the St Vincent de Paul charity for help with back-to-school costs this year.
A stowaway dog who made a hundred kilometre journey from his home after hopping an Irish Rail commuter train has been happily reunited with his owner.
The M1 motorway will remain closed in both directions near Drogheda until approximately 1am this morning following an accident involving a lorry.
She was labelled an embarrassment and 'weak' regarding her attitude towards illegal immigration by Donald Trump when he won the primary in her native state of South Carolina.
The National Union of Journalists is considering lodging a formal complaint with the Garda watchdog over allegations that press photographers were subjected to heavy-handed tactics by gardaí at a crime scene.
Call him Irish Rail’s version of the Littlest Hobo.
Complaints about landlords hiking rents beyond the 4pc annual ceiling in specially designated Rent Pressure Zones have exploded since the new rules went into effect last Christmas, according to the residential tenancies watchdog.
Campaigners are breathing a sigh of relief after Dublin City Council agreed to save dozens of mature trees lining Fairview Park that it planned to fell to make way for a seafront cycle path.
A local legend who brought a smile to the faces of generations of Dubliners has been immortalised in a special plaque dedicated to his memory.
He may have lost his much-hyped bout with Floyd Mayweather, but to his many hometown fans Conor McGregor will always be a winner.
The 'selfie' culture is breeding an unexpected social problem in schools - the spread of head lice, according to a leading pharmacist.
Parents are being urged to educate their children on road safety as they return to school next week.
Local authorities should beef up inspection and establish an NCT-style certification system for the private rental housing market, according to the housing agency Threshold.
Services on the Green LUAS line were temporarily delayed this evening after a teenage boy brushed against a moving tram.
The crew of the Rescue 116 helicopter, coast guard volunteer Caitríona Lucas and slain gardaí Tony Golden and Adrian Donohoe are to be remembered in a musical tribute next month.
More than a quarter of college students will be broke once their rent is paid this year, according to the Union of Students in Ireland (USI).
GAA fans travelling to Dublin for Saturday's All-Ireland semi-final replay between Mayo and Kerry will have to dig deep into their pockets for a coveted hotel room.
A headstone with the inscription "You will never be forgotten", a toilet seat and cistern, and a live turtle are among the more bizarre items left behind by passengers at Dublin Airport.
Limerick native Kate Stapleton was seriously worried she might have to forego her final year of college this year because she couldn't find a roof over her head.
Hundreds of students face putting their college dreams on hold this autumn due to the housing crisis.
Actress Pauline McLynn is urging the Irish public to show its solidarity for jailed Irishman Ibrahim Halawa.
So-called 'love rats' are overwhelmingly cat people, while owners of rodents are typically faithful to their partners, a survey of cheating spouses reveals
Microbiologists are on the alert for a drug-resistant superbug that has spread to 55 hospitals in the UK.
A mysterious "festival" to celebrate Dublin's Creative Quarter in less than a fortnight has left local traders scratching their heads.
A majority of Irish motorists are in favour of the State supporting the roll-out of electric cars.
Insurers have been accused of ageism by charging extra for knee and hip replacements, even though they are legally barred from discriminating on the basis of age.
Staff at a disability care home in Co Kildare were used as human shields to prevent residents from attacking each other following a litany of assaults against residents and staff, a damning report by the health watchdog has found.
Almost half of rough sleepers and other homeless people recorded on Census Night last year were families, the latest figures from the CSO reveal.
A coalition of more than 30 health, children's and women's groups is urging parents to disregard the 'fake news' about the virtually non-existent side-effects to the HPV vaccine that can save hundreds of Irish women a year from developing cancer.
An HSE-run nursing home in Drogheda has failed all but two of 11 standards during a follow-up inspection by the health watchdog.
It was 'the biggest day of their lives' as members of the Riding for the Disabled Association rubbed shoulders with the Irish Aga Khan squad on the eve of the Dublin Horse Show.
A daredevil rider who glides over hurdles while standing poker straight on the backs of two horses is among more than 150 exciting equestrian events on offer as the Dublin Horse Show returns to the RDS on Wednesday.
Sports personality Marty Morrissey has refused to be drawn into the pay row at RTÉ.
The Government is looking to hire a person to train more than 1,000 senior gardaí on the need to uphold the law and act with honesty and integrity while carrying out their day-to-day duties.
The editor of the Irish edition of 'The Sunday Times' has remained silent despite the ongoing controversy surrounding the newspaper's sacking of outspoken columnist Kevin Myers.
A leading Jewish organisation has come to the defence of embattled columnist Kevin Myers.
Driving bans will be recognised on both sides of the Border from today.
Vanessa Feltz has said she feels "extremely upset" over the Sunday Times column in which controversial journalist Kevin Myers suggested she and fellow BBC presenter Claudia Winkleman earned more because they were Jewish.
Controversial columnist Kevin Myers has been dropped from the 'Sunday Times' and the newspaper forced to apologise for causing "offence to Jewish people" after a piece he wrote was deemed to be anti-Semitic.
A horse trainer is to be waked at his home today after he was tragically killed when a horse kicked him while he was trying to coax it over a bridge.
The proliferation of unreliable or 'fake news' on social media has actually boosted trust in traditional media in Ireland, according to the head of the State broadcasting watchdog.
The Phoenix Park this year recorded its hottest solstice temperatures in six decades, but the heatwave was short-lived in an otherwise dreary start to summer.
Police in Canada have called off their search for Co Mayo GAA star David Gavin (26) who is presumed drowned after he dived off a bridge into a river in British Columbia.
Leo Varadkar doesn't appear to be rocking this lobster as he gets to grips with a feisty crustacean at the Seafest 2017 maritime festival in Galway at the weekend.
A homeless mother, who was told to seek refuge in a Garda station as an alternative to sleeping rough, said she is not surprised promises to end emergency accommodation in hotels this month never materialised.
An underwater search resumed yesterday for a talented young GAA star from Co Mayo who is presumed drowned after a tragic swimming accident in Canada.
Nearly a quarter of Irish adults will spend an average of €316 each at music festivals this summer - and that doesn't include the price of tickets.
The coastal town of Skerries was united in grief this morning as around a thousand mourners paid their respects to Jamie McAllister who tragically drowned off the coast in a fishing accident.
Telephone's, wellies, computers and even the kitchen sinks from the former Central Bank building went under the hammer in a massive auction.
An angler got more than he bargained for after he hooked two massive sixgill sharks off the coast of Clare in less than three hours.
TELEPHONES, wellies, computers and even the kitchen sinks from the former Central Bank building went under the hammer in a massive auction.
People attending tonight's Shawn Mendes concert at the 3Arena will be subject to pat-down body searches, a ban on backpacks and other heightened security measures in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing.
A massive search for a missing crewman after his fishing boat capsized and sank just metres off the coast of Skerries has recovered a body.
A massive search off the coast of north county Dublin for a missing fisherman has been stood down for the night.
A member of the State’s spending watchdog is calling for an investigation into allegations of spending malpractice at some of Ireland’s top universities.
Mount Dillon, Co. Longford rivalled Florence in southern Italy as Ireland basked in the hottest day of the year so far.
A seven-month-old baby girl has died in hospital after she was left unattended in a car for a number of hours on the hottest day of the year.
A Dublin couple with two young children was among a dozen homeless families whose only alternative to sleeping rough was to seek refuge at a garda station due to the lack of emergency accommodation.
Representatives from across the political spectrum were united in grief as they stood for a minute's silence in solidarity with the victims of the Manchester terror atrocity.
A barking seal is believed to have sparked a massive search operation off the coast of Howth early on Tuesday morning.
Most people believe the taxman should come down hard on bloggers and other 'social media influencers' who don't declare monetary and other 'gifts', a new survey reveals.
A village's beloved vintage phone box has been reborn as a miniature library.
Gardaí helped raise more than €63,000 for a mental health charity after successfully climbing four mountains in three days.
Thousands of volunteers are being sought to help organise the visit by Pope Francis at next summer's World Meeting of Families.
It is "unacceptable" that cancer patients are being subjected to undue stress due to the shortage of chemotherapy drugs, according to a leading oncologist.
Smokers who use vaping devices could turn to the black market to buy nicotine oil in bulk as new EU-wide rules come into effect today, a leading retailer has warned.
The number of Irish children suffering from life-changing bowel disease has increased threefold in recent years, which experts believe could be linked to ready meals and hyper hygiene.
A Dublin woman who had 14 surgeries has told about the difficulties faced by people living with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).
One of the six young people involved in a horrific car crash in Cavan last weekend has died in hospital.
The much-maligned avocado is not only hurting millennials' in the wallet - it's now sending people to hospital.
It was the advice for millennials that has left a generation divided: if you want to own a home, then stop buying avocado toast.
Parents and teachers must lead by example and not let children's lives by ruled by computer algorithms, according to an expert on cyberbullying.
The baggage scales used by airlines are being inspected regularly for accuracy.
Grandparents and other casual childminders will balk at being vetted by gardaí in exchange for a State subsidy, a veteran childminder has warned.
Grandparents and other casual childminders face Garda vetting if they want to access a new subsidy.
Grandparents and other casual childminders face fast-track garda vetting if they want to get a new Government subsidy.
A businessman had a lucky escape after his apartment was destroyed by a fire that broke out while he was at work.
Patrick Monaghan is a strong believer in the old adage "if you fall off your horse, get right back on".
Arts Minister Heather Humphreys has vowed to put Ireland in the frame and target lucrative investment from the film and TV industry.
A young Saudi woman living in Ireland says she has no problem with her country being given a seat on the UN Commission on the Status of Women - despite concerns over Saudi Arabia's human rights record with women.
The cystic fibrosis community is outraged and demanding an apology from a health economist who claims State funding of a life-saving drug for CF patients is putting others at risk.
Wall-to-wall sunshine across the country had the mercury nudging just slightly below 18C at Ireland's hotspot on Valentia Island in Co Kerry - just two degrees below Valencia, Spain.
Electronic tagging is among a raft of new measures to beef up the monitoring of sex offenders that is expected to become law by spring, Justice Minister and Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald confirmed last night.
The traditional first-aid treatment for jellyfish stings is all washed up and could actually cause more harm than good, a ground-breaking new study from NUI Galway reveals.
Now you can see the doctor while picking up your pension or posting a letter.
Call them the plucky seven.
Mobile phone addiction and "fake health news" are the biggest health threats facing teenagers today, according to fitness guru Karl Henry.
The majority of parents driving to the new national children's hospital in Dublin will have to pay regular car parking charges, it has emerged.
Mobile phone addiction and “fake health news” are the biggest health threats facing teenagers today, according to fitness guru Karl Henry.
Hundreds of people attended a candle-light vigil held in honour of murdered father-of-three Stephen Lynch in Dublin last night.
Irish people looking to work in Australia need not panic - despite changes made to one of the country's most popular visa programmes, according to a leading visa expert.
Hundreds of mourners brought a housing estate in Tallaght to a standstill on Wednesday night in a candle-light vigil honouring slain father-of-three Stephen Lynch.
Over 20,000 people have signed a petition seeking to prevent the Sisters of Charity from becoming the owner of the new National Maternity Hospital.
The Force is strong with more than 2,000 devotees who listed Jedi as their religion in the most recent census.
Survivors of the Magdalene Laundries are appalled that the controversial Sisters of Charity order that ran the notorious workhouses will still own the new National Maternity Hospital - even if it is independently run.
A savage assault on a female garda and her male colleague has "sent shock waves" through front-line gardaí, who are demanding body video cameras to record attacks against them.