The High Court has allowed two brothers to defend themselves against ACC claim. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A bank has failed to get summary judgment for more than €100,00, plus interest, against two brothers over a loan to finance renovations to one of thei(...)

An Egyptian fisherman working on an Irish trawler has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a breach of the immigration act.

An Egyptian fisherman working on an Irish trawler has been remanded on bail after he was charged with a breach of the immigration act when he appeared(...)

Britain’s Prime Minister David Cameron  meets Syrian refugee families at a tented settlement camp in the Bekaa Valley on the Lebanese-Syrian border on September 14th. Photograph: STEFAN ROUSSEAU/AFP/Getty Images

The sandstorm that hit Lebanon recently smothered Beirut in swathes of choking red dust. Scarves covered people’s noses and mouths. With the air hazy (...)

The driver, a man in his 60s, was pronounced dead at the scene.

A man in his 60s has died following a crash in Co Cork. The single vehicle crash happened at Old Chapel, Bandon, Co Cork at 7.45am. The driver, who wa(...)

A set of four pencil sketches by Sir William Orpen of Kiki (his mistress Yvonne Aubicq’s dog)  achieved a price of €7,400 (€8,000-€10,000)

Auction Results: Sunday (March 22nd): Hegarty’s Fine Art & Antiques Auctioneers, Bandon, Co Cork. A set of four pencil sketches of Kiki (his mistr(...)

Pencil drawing by Sir William Orpen at Hegarty’s auctioneers in Bandon, Co Cork

A set of four pencil drawings of a dog by Sir William Orpen has turned up in a house clearance in west Cork and will go under the hammer in Hegarty Fi(...)

‘Peatstacks, Connemara’ by George Gillespie

Auction results Sunday (January 25th) Hegarty’s, Bandon, Co Cork. An early Queen Victoria gold sovereign, dated 1838, €1,500 (€1,000-€1,500). (...)

Detail from The Fishing Fleet by Paul Henry

Tuesday (Dec 2nd) De Veres, Art & Design Auction, Bewley’s Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin. 70 per cent of lots sold. Mayo Road by Donald Teskey €19(...)

Judge Patrick Durcan:  praised Garda motorcyclist or risking his life in a high-speed chase of  Patrick   Cotter.  Photograph: Tony Grehan /Press 22

Motorists were forced to avoid a man driving his Mercedes car the wrong way on the Limerick to Ennis motorway, a court has heard. At Ennis District C(...)

The number of ghost estates in the country is much less than was originally expected when Nama was first established in December 2009, Nama Chairman Frank Daly has said. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Nama chairman Frank Daly has played down suggestions of a property bubble similar to that of the 2000s, saying both lenders and borrowers are acting m(...)