Women work outside the home in fewer numbers, they get paid less when they do work and, when it comes to retirement, women typically have 35 p(...)

Shaun Kelly of Hill Road, Ballymagan, Buncrana, Co Donegal.

The two-year jail term imposed on a man whose dangerous driving caused the deaths of eight people in Donegal five years ago was “unduly lenient”, the (...)

File photograph of Shaun Kelly arriving at court.

Prosecutors have told the Court of Appeal that the four-year sentence imposed on a man whose dangerous driving caused the deaths of eight people was t(...)

Lisfannon, Fahan, Buncrana, Co Donegal

Address: 31 Saunders House, Spencer Dock, Docklands, Dublin 1 Agents: Owen Reilly and Hooke & MacDonald On the fourth floor of a bloc(...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke: said the “problematic” legal issues raised before the court arose because the Oireachtas did not choose, when empowering the Central Bank to make this “binding” code, to specify if the courts were to have any particular role in applying it.

The Supreme Court has clarified the role of the courts in the administration of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears agreed between the main bank(...)

 Lorella Praeli, Chela Praeli and Ligia Jimenez  listen to US president Barack Obama speaking about immigration reform during a visit to Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Kevin Lamarque/Reuters

Neil, a 42-year-old construction worker living in Chicago, Obama’s home town, plans to be first in the queue when the application process starts next (...)

Add a fresh look to soft furnishings and tabletops with some printed craft cotton from Castle Market’s finest fabric shop, Murphy Sheehy (01-677 0316 murphysheehy.com). The 100 per cent cotton fabric, 115cm wide, which comes in cool Italian scooter and Paris’ Eiffel Tower motifs. Normally €8.50 per metre, Irish Times readers can buy it for €6.70, a reduction of 20 per cent, until April 30th.  On Saturday, May 10th Murphy Sheehy is running a one-day sewing and alterations course. Irish Times readers who would like to attend can avail of a 10 per cent discount off the €99 cost if you book before Saturday, April, 19th.
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In Buncrana, 25-year old rules governing local cemeteries had been revised

A priest has warned parishioners he may remove large gaudy headstones, statues and trinkets from graves if they do not conform to strict new graveyard(...)

Forensic officers search the scene on the M1 near Belfast where prison officer David Black was shot near Lurgan last November. Photograph: Reuters

The murder of Kevin Kearney in north Belfast and now this morning the shooting dead of a man in Derry again demonstrates that dissident republicans po(...)

Gerry Adams was giving evidence at Laganside Crown Court in Belfast. Photograph: Google Images.

Sinn Féin president Gerry Adams denied in court today that he told lies to a television journalist about his brother Lia(...)