A spokesman said the Health and Safety Authority  would welcome the opportunity to meet with the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture to discuss farm safety and its strategies for dealing with what was a serious issue.  Photographs: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Health and Safety Authority has agreed to appear before the Oireachtas Committee on Agriculture next Thursday [JAN 29TH]to face questions about it(...)

Paddy Hill and Gerry Conlan  at UL before  delivering an address on their experiences as victims of miscarriages of justice.  Photograph: Brian Gavin Press 22

Two men who suffered among the worst miscarriages of justice in British history have accused the Irish and British governments(...)

Prison officers carry the coffin of their colleague David Black to Molesworth Presbyterian Church in Cookstown,  Co Tyrone on November 6th 2012. A woman has been charged with attempting to pervert the course of justice in connection with his killing. Photograph: Paul Faith/PA Wire.

A second person has been charged in connection with the murder of a prison officer in 2012.David Black (52), a father of two, was shot dead as he trav(...)

A huge bonfire at New Mossley on the outskirts of Belfast, before it was set alight last night as loyalists celebrated July 12th. Photograph: PA

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service dealt with 15 bonfires and received over 180 calls last night as loyalists lit fires to mark the start of(...)

COLM KEENA, Public Affairs Correspondent An Irish meat processing company found horse protein in beef consignments from Poland last June (...)