Kevin Devine  (left) and John Lynch  drowned while swimming on the Greek island of Crete on Friday evening. Tribute have been paid today to Mr Lynch, a member of the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.

RTÉ has paid tribute to a member of its National Symphony Orchestra who drowned along with his partner on the Greek island of Crete at the weekend. Th(...)

The house at Cord Road, Drogheda where the fire took place on Saturday. Photograph: Patrick Logue

A woman (26) has been charged in connection with a “suspicious” house fire in Drogheda, Co Louth at thr weekend.A woman in her 70s was seriously injur(...)

 The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the conviction and ordered the retrial of a 33-year-old man who was jailed for life for murdering the man he suspected of having an affair with his wife. Mr Justice Frank Clarke said the court was not satisfied that the issue was “adequately remedied”. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

The Court of Criminal Appeal has quashed the conviction and ordered the retrial of a 33-year-old man who was jailed for life for murdering the man he (...)

Rose Hall  reservoir in Drogheda, Co Louth this evening.

Friends of a teenagers have paid tribute online to their friend who drowned in what the Irish Coastguard said was a, “a tragic accident” at a reservoi(...)

John Quinn from Belfast Community Circus performing in the Drogheda Samba Festival along West Street in Drogheda. Photograph: Alan Betson

Round Ireland Yacht Race, Wicklow Thirty-six ocean-going yachts are confirmed for this year’s Round Ireland Yacht Race which begins today. It is Irela(...)

Officers discovered 2.7kg of heroin, 1.1kg of ecstasy, almost 1kg of cannabis resin and 0.2kg of LSD tablets in a vehicle which had arrived in Rosslare from Cherbourg. Photograph: Revenue

Gardaí believe the seizure of more than 60kg of heroin, cocaine and other drugs worth almost €7 million in three separate raids will significantly dis(...)

Ms Justice Mary Irvine  said it was particularly tragic that Elaine Lennon (above) had sustained her injuries at a time when she and her partner were about to embark upon life as parents to their daughter Claudia. Photograph: Collins Courts

A former opera singer who is severely disabled following failures to properly diagnose the cause of her headaches has been awarded some €755,000 to(...)

History lies at the thick walls of Mount Hanover House and over the centuries it has overlooked the lush Co Meath countryside and touched the lives of(...)

Nama is financing a €20 million development at Scotch Hall in Drogheda, Co Louth, consisting of eight cinema screens and 50,000sq ft of shops

The membership of an independent panel that selected the operator of a cinema project backed by the National Asset Management Agency (Nama) included a(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaking at the launch of Fine Gael’s European election campaign in Dublin on Monday. Photograph: David Sleator

Water charges, job creation, fixing the State’s finances and a host of local issues including a future for the cross-Border Narrow Water bridge pro(...)