Subcontractor Paulus Zalimas told the court he saw Brian Gould put his hands into boxes and break the meters by removing the automated meter readers attached to each meter

An anti-water charges campaigner has been fined €2,000 and ordered to pay €800 compensation after he was convicted of 10 counts of criminal damages to(...)

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan

West Cork drowning tragedy victim Barry Davis Ryan proved the depth of his love for his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor by heroically trying to rescue her(...)

Melanie Neumann worked as an au pair in Dublin for two years.

It’s about ten years now since I first set foot on Irish soil. Back then I didn’t grasp how much the experience of working as an au pair in Ireland wo(...)

Barry Ryan Snr and Niamh O’Connor, who drowned off the Cork coast, and Barry Davis Ryan, who is still missing.

Barry Ryan (51), who drowned off the coast of Baltimore in Co Cork, and his son Barry Davis Ryan (20), who is still missing at sea, are the son and gr(...)

Two women embrace while watching sheriff’s deputies on duty at the scene in Berkeley where six Irish students were killed. They said hthey knew the victims. Photograph: AP Photo/Noah Berger

It was around midnight in California’s best-known college town when Berkeley police got the first call from Kittredge Street tenants and neighbours. A(...)

Former Leinster forwards coach Jono Gibbes has signed  a three-year extension to his deal with Clermont Auverne. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The list of contenders for the position of Leinster head coach is diminishing by the day following the confirmation that Clermont Auvergne assistant c(...)

A monument commemorating three Irish patriots, including Michael Collins (above), is to be unveiled next month in the West Cork parish of Rosscarbery. File photograph: Walshe/Getty Images

A monument commemorating three Irish patriots is to be unveiled next month in the West Cork parish where the men were either born or grew up. Rosscarb(...)

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(...)