Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness has played down reports that eight people, including former Sinn Féin director of publicity Danny Morrison, are to share more than £1.6 million in compensation from the British government. File photograph: Peter Morrison/AP Photo

Northern Ireland Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has played down the impact of reports that eight people, including leading republican Danny M(...)

Fields near Durrus, Co Cork. Gardaí have named   the 63-year-old pedestrian who died after being struck by a 4X4 as he walked home in west Cork on Saturday  as John Bowen. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí have released the name of the 63-year-old pedestrian who died after being struck by a 4X4 as he walked home in west Cork in the early hours of (...)

Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness speaks to party members in Derry, Northern Ireland. File photograph: Peter Morrison/AP Photo

Sinn Féin Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has insisted that his decision to leave his Mid-Ulster constituency and contest the next Assembly el(...)

Migrants near Miratovac, Serbia. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters

Refugees from Syria and elsewhere who come to Ireland under a European Union refugee programme should be sent to towns and cities where they have the (...)

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bantry Garda Station 027-20860 or the Garda Confidential Line 1800 666 111.

Gardaí have appealed to the public for assistance following a fatal road collision in which a 63-year-old pedestrian was killed in west Cork earlier t(...)

Former English Defence League founder Tommy Robinson  and Peter O’Loughlin of Identity Ireland pictured at a press conference in Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

Anti-Islamisation group Pegida, which was founded in Germany, will formally announce an Irish branch at a protest rally in Dublin next weekend. It is(...)

Diarmuid Twomey. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A postmortem has confirmed a body found in a slurry pit at a farm in Co Cork is that of a father of two who disappeared just before Christmas. Diarmu(...)

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with an iron bar attack which has left a 25-year-old man in a critical condition with head injuries. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The IRish Times

A 21-year-old man has been remanded in custody after he was charged in connection with an iron bar attack which has left a 25-year-old man in a criti(...)

Cork University Hospital has had to cancel all non-urgent elective surgery for the second time in a month because of overcrowding. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Cork University Hospital has had to cancel all non-urgent elective surgery for the second time in a month because of overcrowding and a build up of pa(...)

Gardaí have cordoned off a farm in Co Cork following the discovery of human remains in a slurry pit near where a father of two disappeared just before Christmas.

A postmortem to take place on Friday is expected to confirm that a body found in a slurry pit at a Co Cork farm is that of a man who disappeared just(...)