Cornelius (44) and Angelique Billing (27) and who died after being stabbed at their apartment over a shop on the main street of the village of Kildysart, Co Clare. Photograph: Facebook

A fireman yesterday described how he saw a five-year-old girl screaming ‘help, help, help my mom’ as she stood in the street and beside her dying 27-y(...)

Keith Garrihy (18) and Jason Freyne (22) both walked out the back door of the Ennis courthouse and made a run for freedom.

A Co Limerick man who was caught driving a stolen car in a high speed car chase escaped custody with another prisoner at Ennis courthouse on Wednesda(...)

Donald Trump attends the 2015 Hank’s Yanks Golf Classic at Trump Golf Links  in New York. Photograph: Getty

US billionaire Donald Trump has finally won his battle against plans for a giant wind farm near his Doonbeg golf course – thanks to a little-known fre(...)

Thomas Howard, Listowel, Co Kerry appearing at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday morning in relation to the false imprisonment of three people at Sixmilebridge on Thursday

A farm labourer told a Garda “I’m guilty” when charged with three counts of false imprisonment in the grounds of a country house at Sixmilebridge last(...)

The scene at Deepark, Sixmilebridge, Co Clare Photograph: Press 22

A 50-year-old man is due before a special court sitting in Ennis on Saturday morning following an incident where three people were allegedly held up b(...)

Clare Co Council  made  a U-turn on 8ft depths for graves after Clare Funeral Directors voiced concerns, with one director  claiming the lives of grave-diggers would be endangered by the clause. File photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Clare Co Council has deleted a requirement in draft burial ground bylaws that graves be dug to a depth of 8ft. The council made the U-turn after Clare(...)

The office of the Employment Appeals Tribunal at Davitt House, Adelaide Road, Dublin. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

A student was unfairly dismissed after refusing to work extra hours at a supermarket when he wanted to dedicate more time to his studies, an Employmen(...)

Cars undergo an NCT at Font Hill Road, Dublin. File Photograph: Dara MacDonaill/The Irish Times

An inspector at a National Car Test centre was fairly dismissed after it was discovered that he had tested his own car three times, the Employment App(...)

Care worker Paolo Antonio was sacked by his employer, Brothers of Charity Limerick, arising from an incident in which a service user sustained blisters from a bath. File photograph: Getty Images

The Employment Appeals Tribunal (EAT) has ordered the reinstatement of a care worker who was sacked after a Brothers of Charity service user sustained(...)

A project worker at a west Dublin community drugs team was sacked after he uploaded to Facebook a holiday photograph showing him “in a violent and th(...)