Write stuff: Mary O'Rourke to share her tips for the top in workshop
Mary O'Rourke is to many the godmother of Irish politics.
Mary O'Rourke is to many the godmother of Irish politics.
The father of Seamus Bell, who was killed in a one-punch attack, has said the five-year sentence given to his attacker in January made him feel “my...
There has been a 7pc drop in car insurance but young, returning immigrants and drivers with a claims history are still paying "inordinately high" prices.
Patients suffering from mental health problems are becoming more unwell and need more medication or hospital admissions because they are not seeing a psychiatrist on time, doctors warned yesterday.
CervicalCheck campaigner Stephen Teap said patient representatives are "still out of the loop" and have "zero confidence" in the health chiefs after learning of a computer glitch that meant...
A young woman who claims she developed narcolepsy after being administered the swine flu vaccine Pandemrix has highlighted the difficulty in getting her discretionary medical card back.
A former star striker credited with progressing women's soccer yesterday represented Ireland at the Women's World Cup final as an assistant referee.
Post punk electro rock legends New Order ignited Trinity College as Generation X fans showed the kids over at Longitude a thing or two in laid-back partying.
Gardai were called to a popular venue in the capital when a gang of up to 30 young men, some allegedly carrying weapons including axe hammers and petrol bombs, tried to gain entry.
The Government has been accused of delaying the reform of sexual and relationships education as thousands of people took part in the Pride march at the weekend.
Hospitals, retirement homes and local authorities across Europe have been put on high alert as a heatwave will bring temperatures over 40C.
It was hardly a shock victory - with the juggernaut that is the Dublin football team, the result was never in any real doubt.
Tributes have been paid to a Fianna Fáil councillor and father of five killed at the Donegal...
A young homeless family of four is facing court after squatting in an empty council house in Co Meath.
Dublin's College Green will be closed to traffic and turned into a pedestrian-only plaza as part of a trial starting next month.
Research shows only 32pc of people would like to continue working beyond the age of 66, as concern grows financial pressure is leading some to delay retirement.
Aslan singer Christy Dignam has revealed doctors have found a “cure” for what was deemed a terminal cancer he’d been fighting.
Seven-year-old Chantelle Keenan who died after a car accident in a driveway will be laid to rest on Thursday surrounded by her loved ones.
Tips and gratuities could soon be regulated and standardised to ensure they are not used to top up salaries.
Homelessness campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has called on the Government to raise the income limits on the State's mortgage-to-rent scheme to include most unsustainable mortgage debt.
New short-term letting regulations introduced today could result in those who flout the rules being fined €5,000 or jailed for six months.
The parents of Ana Kriegel will attend a tree-planting and plaque-unveiling ceremony today in memory of their beloved daughter.
A 20-year-old referee has quit his role after threats were made to him during an underage football match by a man on the sideline.
A life-long friend of Manus Kelly broke down as he recounted his efforts to save the rally driver.
About 152,000 spectators were soaking up a carnival atmosphere at the Donegal international rally when the crowd suddenly fell into silence with the news that a father - a driver - had perished.
Gardaí are probing a large number of social media accounts as they investigate the people who published material online identifying Ana Kriegel's murderers.
Iceland has now waded into the row regarding ownership of waters surrounding Rockall.
Junior Housing Minister Damien English has agreed to sleep at a homeless hostel after he was challenged by a teenager who has been sleeping rough for the last year.
Damien English has publicly agreed to sleep at a hostel for homeless people after he was challenged by a teenager who has been sleeping rough for a year.
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has described the treatment of former garda Majella Moynihan by senior figures in the force as "wrong on every level".
Pressure is mounting to restore former garda Majella Moynihan's full pension after she felt shamed into giving up her baby son for adoption in the 1980s.
Plans to ban diesel and petrol vehicles from city centres face a backlash.
Former garda Majella Moynihan, who felt forced to give up her child for adoption in the 1980s after becoming pregnant out of marriage, is seeking a face-to-face apology from the Garda Commissioner.
Almost €11,000 has been raised to repatriate the body of a Polish man who worked in Ireland after he was killed on the road.
Health Minister Simon Harris was warned last week that terminally ill Ruth Morrissey was "frightened" for the future of her family and she was appealing to him to ensure her High Court award of €2.1m was secure.
FORMER garda Majella Moynihan, who felt forced to give up her child for adoption in the 1980s after becoming pregnant out of marriage, is seeking a face-to-face apology from the Garda Commissioner.
Two friends have died following a horrific air crash in which their small plane crashed into a remote field.
Junior Cert students who had studied Julius Caeser and the Iliad wouldn’t have been disappointed by “fair” papers in Latin and Classical studies, according to one teacher.
Leaving Cert students could have already overcome the building blocks to a very successful future if they didn’t stumble over some tough questions in their construction exam today.
A HAIRY question may have shaved some points from Leaving Cert higher students’ German papers today.
President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina welcomed the Dutch king and queen, Willem-Alexander and Máxima, to the Áras as both nations pledged a lasting friendship in turbulent times.
The new summer garden obsession - the barbecue fire pit - will take centre stage at the Taste food festival from tomorrow, with one Irish store already reporting that sales have rocketed by 300pc.
Focus Ireland told an Oireachtas Committee that homeless children are displaying suicidal ideation - while Senator Catherine Noone said she hadn’t “meant to appear lacking in empathy” during the meeting.
A bathing ban remains in place at Dollymount Strand amid concerns that a Bloomsday swim to be attended by up to 600 could be affected.
A swim ban remains in place at Dollymount Strand with concerns that a Bloomsday swim to be attended by up to 600 could be affected.
A new Irish study could lead to the creation of a "warning system" for people with epilepsy, alerting when a seizure is going to happen.
The Sex Workers Alliance has said it is "horrified" at the jailing of two prostitutes - one of whom is pregnant.
Tourist hotspots have scrubbed up well for the summer, with many popular destinations cleaner than ever, the latest litter survey shows.
A "strong but gentle" young schoolteacher has died in a bus crash in Dubai while her boyfriend, also from Ireland, was injured.
Sport Ireland said it has not been informed of the "nature of details" of an external hacking of the FAI's computer servers.
A “strong but gentle” young Irish national school teacher has tragically died in a bus crash in Dubai while her boyfriend, also from Ireland, was injured.
Coming out of their first exam, Leaving Cert students Kai Monahan and Beth Earle said the system should be overhauled.
More than one in 10 young people aged between 15 and 18 have had sexual images of themselves shared online once or more, according to a cyberbullying and 'sexting' expert.
A carer who looked after her husband and mother and dealt with the loss of two young grandchildren has condemned a plan to restrict homecare supports, saying: "The mental strain on carers will be too much."
An "all-star" line-up of speakers will discuss their adventurous tales at the Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing.
'Rat-catchers', 'lamplighters' and 'knocker-uppers' - new research has found a number of popular occupations no longer exist or are dying out.
Vicky Phelan has opened up about losing her boyfriend and two friends in a car crash which left her with severe injuries, leading her to question the Irish medical system.
Vicky Phelan has opened up about losing her boyfriend and two friends, in a car crash which left her with severe injuries, leading her to question the Irish medical system, even as a teenager.
She was born during Bloom exactly 10 years ago - but today Sadhbh Ryan is celebrating her birthday with her father's gold medal at the garden show.
President Michael D Higgins opened the Bloom festival with a clarion call for all gardeners and local authorities to join the fight against "catastrophic climate change" in Ireland.
PRESIDENT Michael D Higgins opened the Bloom festival with a clarion call for all gardeners and local authorities to join the fight against “catastrophic climate change” in Ireland.
Derry Girls star Nicola Coughlan put the controversy around a British tabloid criticising her dress well and truly to bed as she said: "They want to reduce women" to what they wear.
Dr Ciara Kelly relived memories of her beloved mother as she launched a dementia-inspired 1950s garden at Bloom, saying she hoped it would help break the "stigma" of the illness.
Gardeners are being encouraged to "bee positive" about dandelions and embrace the wildflowers to help save our native pollinators.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy was heckled by protesters as a local election count drew to a close.
Renters in new co-living developments could get less space than a prison cell.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy was surrounded by housing protesters for the second day running at the RDS count centre as gardai intervened.
A SMALL group of housing protesters entered the Dublin city count centre in the RDS during a visit by housing minister Eoghan Murphy.
They met at UCD and 15 years later Patrick Costello and his fiancée Hazel Chu have won Green seats in separate constituencies and they feel families are just as worried for the future of their children, as they are.
It was a case of the early bird when it came to the Green Party and local candidates like Michael Pidgeon who campaigned hard on climate change helping him lead the way, as the tallies show.
The chief executive of a property company looking for planning consent for 208 co-living rooms said "middle-aged white men in nuclear families" couldn't understand the generation looking for communal homes.
They were older, wiser but just as raucous as ever. The 1990s icons of girl power spiced up Dublin last night.
Fans travelled from across the world for a slice of pop memorabilia as the Spice Girls painted Dublin pink and reminded all girls, young and old, that girl power is alive and kicking.
Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has said people should be "excited" about co-living and having "less space for less rent".
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has insisted there is "no row" with the White House over a trip to Ireland by US President Donald Trump and the Government expects "clarity" on the visit within days.
PETER Tighe is single and in his middle years and though he works in the sales profession, he’s on the edge of homelessness, after receiving notice to leave his rented home.
MOTHER and local political candidate Carly Bailey has faced homelessness twice with her young family and she still worries about the future due to the ongoing rental crisis.
The under 35s have emerged as the generation behind a €19m ‘grow your own’ trend, a new study has found.
Hundreds of carers met to discuss lobbying Government to spend an extra €3.2m a year to help families with loved ones in need gain a better quality of life.
The demolition of a 19th-century distillery structure has stoked anger among heritage campaigners.
Millennials have emerged as the generation behind a €19m "grow your own" trend, a new study has found.
The demolition of a 19th Century distillery structure has generated anger among heritage campaigners.
Gordon Hickey and his husband Joel Vivas got married two years ago and are finally in a position to get a mortgage - but the couple are frustrated they're still priced out of the market.
Hundreds of patients may be forced by the HSE to change practice, according to family doctor Nina Byrnes.
Vicky Phelan led tributes to "cervical cancer warrior" Tracey Brennan, who will be laid to rest today after realising her goal of equal access to the Pembrolizumab drug.
Maria Dollard cares for her daughter who has autism, while juggling work as a part-time lecturer and businesswoman.
Hundreds of disability rights protesters united to protest outside the Dáil, calling for better access to homecare packages and respite care.
Caring for an elderly loved one or someone with a chronic illness is the number one reason for individuals to suffer mental and physical health problems, a professor has revealed.
A WOMAN who has Multiple Sclerosis was among those to lead a protest demanding better access to respite care and homecare packages, claiming some families are forced to change loved ones on floors of some centres today.
A third of local authorities paid €41m on housing and mobility grants for more than 12,000 disabled and older people - while at least 3,000 people were left without any funding in a "postcode lottery".
The family of a six-year-old girl unable to walk, talk or eat unaided are fundraising to adapt their home.
People are putting nature in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over one million species of plants and animals, said scientists.
There is a lack of clarity in just how many young people care for loved ones in Ireland - a fact "curtailing" the future of thousands of "invisible" children.
Young carer Shauna Tighe was three years old when her brother Daniel was born.
Parents are being warned about the potential for bullying and 'sexting' in the popular new app Piksa.
An entrepreneurial student has used his exam experience to create a study app helping thousands.
Developer Johnny Ronan's plans for a 44-storey hanging gardens have been criticised for being too extreme for Dublin, a city in need of more housing.
A woman who looks after her elderly mother has told how the process of applying for Carer's Allowance made her feel like she was "begging for this money".
The annual cost of care for elderly and the disabled is to double to €4.5bn within three decades, presenting the State with another economic timebomb.
BUSINESS leaders believe plans for a new shopping and cultural quarter for Dublin's O’Connell and Moore Street have the potential to mark the start of a “bright new era”.
Tourism bosses in Northern Ireland have been challenged to "aggressively" target visitors in Dublin and tell them: "You're in the wrong part of the island."
A victim of revenge porn is calling for perpetrators to be placed on the Sex Offenders' Register along with planned new tough legislation which could see offenders jailed.
It could be a case of blink and you'll miss it as the fine weather will return for the bank holiday weekend - just don't forget your coat.
A taxi driver assaulted and racially abused by a passenger has called for justice to be served and admitted he now fears for his safety.
DUBLIN taxi drivers took to the airwaves to complain about the rise in anti-social behaviour threatening their safety, with one labelling the weekend in the city centre: “a warzone.”
A new law criminalising serious offences - including rape and murder - committed abroad by Irish citizens will come into effect today, further bolstering protections for women suffering domestic violence.
The moving testimony of Clodagh Hawe's family on coercive control has led to an increasing number of sexual assault and rape survivors revealing that they too have been victims of this crime.
Almost half of public patients are waiting more than three months for a colonoscopy, according to the Irish Cancer Society (ICS) - which labelled the statistics "shocking".
A YOUNG family are living in a friend’s camper van as they face into long term-homelessness despite a full-time wage coming in.
The wife of a man who was severely injured after a scrambler bike landed on his head has hit out at the justice system after gardaí told her the teenage rider will not have to appear before a court.
ONE of the authors of a global report recommending meat consumption be reduced by 90pc admitted “we didn’t go into the consumer side and farmer side”.
Bridget Ward (11), who died in a road tragedy while cycling with her little brother on Easter Sunday, has been described as "kind, talented and wonderful".
One of the authors of a global report recommending meat consumption be reduced by 90pc admitted "we didn't go into the consumer side and farmer side".
MTV insists there is "no evidence" any media presence in Derry "contributed or impacted" the night of rioting which culminated in the murder of Lyra McKee.
Bridget Ward (11) who tragically died on Easter Sunday while cycling with her little brother Patrick, has been described as “an angel”.