Gardaí have charged 20 people  in connection with the alleged  deliberate staging of  crashes in Cork city and county.

Gardaí have charged 20 people with making fraudulent insurance claims following the latest phase in an investigation into the deliberate staging of ca(...)

Thomas Hughes’s grave at Broomfield, Co Monaghan. Photograph: Carrickmacross Workhouse Cemetery

In the old cemetery at Broomfield, Co Monaghan, near where I grew up, is the grave of a man named Thomas Hughes. He died in 1942, and what I kn(...)