The jury returned a unanimous verdict of unlawful killing in the case of Brandon Skeffington and a majority verdict of suicide “as a result of unsound mind” in the case of his brother Shane Michael. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

An inquest into the deaths of two brothers who died following an incident at their family home has heard one had been admitted to a psychiatric facil(...)

Inquest:  brother of  Liam McCauley ‘shocked’ by his unexpected death. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The family of a man who died when his small intestine was perforated during a procedure to repair a hernia say they hope lessons can be learned from h(...)

Marooned: buildings surrounded by flood waters in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Householders and businesses in the northwest expressed frustration yesterday as rising flood waters threatened homes and forced some commercial outlet(...)

The alarm was raised at lunchtime when the woman was spotted in the Owenmore River at Collooney, Co Sligo (above). File photograph: Google Street View

Gardaí have confirmed the body of a woman was discovered in the fast-flowing Owenmore river in Co Sligo on Thursday afternoon. The alarm was raised a(...)

Joe Queenan - as secretly filmed by the RTÉ Investigations unit. Photograph: RTÉ

The Sligo county councillor filmed offering to act as an intermediary for a company in return for an investment in an agricultural business has again (...)

The tomb at Tievebaun discovered by archaeologist Michael Gibbons. Photograph: Michael Gibbons

A hilltop tomb recently discovered close to the edge of Tievebaun mountain on the Sligo/Leitrim border may be more than 5,000 years old , according to(...)

Twins Shayna and Orlaith Teggart, pupils at St Hugh’s National School in Dowra,  with a proof of the cover of The Scrapbook of Regrets. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Temper tantrums, racist remarks and missed opportunities on the soccer field, are among the regrets shared by some of the GAA’s best known stars when(...)

A surfer prepares for the evening waves on Strandhill beach at the Surf Summit in Sligo. Photograph: Elaine Kelly

Hundreds of Web Summit attendees made the break for the West lured by stand up paddling around the lake isle of Innisfree, kayaking on Lough Gill and (...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mail Coach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

A man charged with murdering Natalie McGuinness (23) in Sligo on October 28th , is in custody in the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum, a court heard(...)

Gardaí at the scene on Mailcoach Road, Sligo, where Natalie McGuinness died. Photograph: James Connolly

Natalie McGuinness’s death was “utterly senseless” mourners at her funeral heard today. Fr Kevin Loftus parish priest of Easkey said people felt the n(...)