Crew member Paul O’Connell’s family with daughter Leah in the foreground pictured on the LÉ Niamh’s return  from humanitarian and search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean, to Haulbowline Naval Base, Cork. Photograph Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An army medic who helped deliver a baby on board the LE Niamh in the middle of the Mediterranean sea on Friday spoke of his immense pride at being inv(...)

Chef Paul O’Shea with his daughter Caoimhe (2) on Friday as the LÉ Eithne returned to Haulbowline. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

An Able Seaman who returned from a search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean on board the LÉ Eithne clearly had his priorities in order on Friday(...)

It is routine practice for the person to be admitted to the Central Mental Hospital in Dundrum for assessment

The awful tragedy in Cobh, Co Cork, which has left a couple dead and their daughter critically ill, involved mental health issues. Michael Greaney, th(...)

Gardai pictured at the scene of a double fatal stabbing in O’Neill’s Place, Cobh, Co. Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A Garda investigation is underway after the bodies of two people were found in a house in Cobh, Co Cork on Sunday. The bodies of a man and a wo(...)

Moynalty has won this year’s Tidy Towns competition. Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan announced the results in Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Department of the Environment

Moynalty, Co Meath has won the overall title of Ireland’s tidiest town. The announcement was made by Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan wh(...)

Former Waterford United manager Stephen Henderson arriving at the Four Courts for the High Court action against his former employers. Photograph: Collins Courts

Waterford United’s survival was confirmed this afternoon after an application to wind up the football club was struck out.The Airtricity League First (...)

David Farrell’s Clare, from An Archaelogy of the Present, part of the exhibition Uncertain State at the Gallery of Photography, Dublin

These days, everyone is a photographer. Digital imaging technology, the internet and social media have hyper-accelerated a tendency towards convenienc(...)

Some would call Breid Greene a glutton for punishment – she is not on just one but two primary school parent councils.She has a 13-year-old boy in six(...)