Allan Thomas at his home in Kilmessan, Co Meath: ‘I feel like I’m making my family homeless. I don’t understand why this [scheme] didn’t work. Educated people told me this would work.’ Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Allan Thomas, (40), a father of three living in Kilmessan, Co Meath, will be in court next Monday, almost certainly to hear a repossession order mad(...)

John Buckley, Carbery, Co Cork, is Macra na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year.

John Buckley (27) from Bantry, Co Cork, has been named Macra na Feirme’s FBD Young Farmer of the Year. The competition, run in partnership with the IF(...)

Janet and Jill French, mother and sister of Katie French, pictured arriving at Trim Court yesterday for the inquest into her death. Photograph: Collins Courts

The model Katy French only had a small amount of cocaine in her body when she died, an inquest has concluded. Coroner John Lacy said he had no choice(...)

An open verdict has been recorded in the inquest into the death of Katy French

The model Katy French only had a low amount of cocaine and alcohol in her body when she died, an inquest has heard.State pathologist Professor Marie C(...)