The damaged rope bridge was first put there by salmon fishermen in 1755.
Critics have claimed the Irish Government is using the measure to introduce ID cards by stealth.
34,499 Irish people live in the Greater Manchester area - throughout the country there has been a wave of sympathy for the British city.
Who'll the next leader of Fine Gael be? Simon Coveney or Leo Varadkar?
Four years after he fled the country, he’s back on Irish soil and will face questioning.
The epic journey the Irish made to America during the Great Hunger can still be seen in a modest field on Staten Island that once overlooked the blue water of New York Bay.
Incompetence, plus inadequate resources, plus dangerously low staffing levels see Anglo boss walk free.
Love table quizzes? Why not help out Focus Ireland this summer no matter where in the world you live.
Political campaigning suspended in Northern Ireland as books of condolence open in Belfast and Dublin.
“People that were running past had blood running down their faces and… their clothes drenched in blood.”
Warmer than Spain this week as Ireland has its warmest day of the year so far.
What for? ISIS bomb Ariana Grande concert of teens and music lovers killing at least 22.
British leader Theresa May warned that a united Ireland may be the outcome of a hardline on Brexit.
The Irish tricolors were removed three times during last week's North West 200.
John Burke received a hero’s welcome when he arrived on the tarmac at Shannon Airport fresh from climbing Mount Everest to raise awareness for youth mental health.
The high infant mortality rates at Tuam were known a full two years before they were revealed to the public, and were not included in the McAleese Report.
How the legacy of the 35th US President is being celebrated before his 100th birthday on Monday, May 29, 2017.
The massive medieval settlement is on farmland that is privately owned.
JFK made the prediction about his reputation privately to his wife Jackie.
A young teenager bravely risked her life to save a drowning boy
Megan Forkan needs more surgery in the US to give her a fighting chance against the painful symptoms of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS).
Canadian ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers thanks his Irish mother for calling him home as he struggled to cope with the traumatic terrorist ordeal.
The duo both speak Spanish and share a similar left-wing outlook on the world.
Clann is gathering data to submit a group report to the ongoing Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and Certain Related Matters in Ireland.
Historic film of old Ireland from 1934 (VIDEO)
The legends surrounding the beautiful Cliffs of Moher (PHOTOS)
The wild and wonderful County Donegal (PHOTOS)
Irish father's "unbearable" wait to hear from his daughter at Manchester concert
Young Irish boy cured in miracle at Medjugorje
Accidental Irish leader Enda Kenny exits with real class
Great American Irish Festival
New York-New Belfast Conference 2017
Chicago Gaelic Park Irish Fest 2017
Liam Neeson reveals how he touched the blood of Michael Collins