Tom Curran, whose partner Marie Fleming unsuccessfully challenged the law banning assisted suicide in the Supreme Court in 2013, said Gail O’Rorke should never have had to come before the courts. Photograph: Eric Luke

Gail O’Rorke said she was over the moon after being acquitted of assisting in the suicide of her late friend Bernadette Forde. In a written statement(...)

From left, Barry Lyttle (33), Oliver Lyttle (74) and Patrick Lyttle (31) seen in a photograph celebrating New Year’s Eve in Sydney. Photograph: Facebook

Prosecutor Alex Poulos has called for a full-time custodial sentence for Barry Lyttle after he pleaded guilty in a Sydney court to recklessly causing (...)

Anti-water charge protesters march through Cork city centre on Saturday.

An estimated 1,200 anti-water charge campaigners in Cork have heard Socialist Party TD Joe Higgins call on the anti-water charge movement to run ca(...)

Niamh Guiney: ‘I have become more clichéd Irish, drinking Barry’s Tea, and bringing back the rashers and sausages along with the beans, brown bread and Mikados to Germany.’

Hart aber fair (hard but fair) is my German experience of five years. Most days there will be a conversation about the pronunciation of my name, but I(...)

From left, Barry Lyttle (33), Oliver Lyttle (74) and Patrick Lyttle (31) seen in a photograph celebrating New Year’s Eve in Sydney. Image: Facebook.

An Irish man who was allegedly assaulted by his brother in Sydney in January says he has made a “fantastic recovery”. Speaking after a brief court hea(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

1991: English journalist, Ian Bailey moves to Ireland and settles in West Cork where he meets Welsh artist, Jules Thomas and sets up home with her and(...)

57 South Hill in Dartry is home to psychotherapist Mary Logue and solicitor Helen Kilroy. Logue, a former international hockey player, has a distin(...)

Aw, go on: April Keith at a tea stand in Kurdistan; tea – drunk black and strong as tar, with plenty of sugar – is the foundation of Kurdish hospitality and a gesture Keith never turns down, as it leads to rare experiences: “I’ve sat on top of a mountain at a border outpost drinking tea with two peshmerga soldiers, rifles over their shoulders”

Four years ago I became an economic statistic when I lost my job. I used the opportunity to return to college, having dropped out at 19, and then to r(...)

Barry Lyttle (33) is charged with recklessly inflicting grievous bodily harm on Patrick Lyttle (31), who fell and hit his head after he was allegedly punched by his brother during a minor dispute

A Sydney court heard on Thursday that Irish man Barry Lyttle is seeking a lesser charge over the alleged assault of his brother, Patrick.Mr Lyttle’s l(...)

Classon House: distinctive modern office block in Dundrum Business Park

Green REIT has managed to lease all 6,967sq m (75,000sq ft) of office space in Classon House, a distinctive modern office block in Dundrum Business Pa(...)