Former minister Ned O’Keeffe has been fined €3,500 and given a suspended seven month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of submitting false invoicesNed O’Keeffe Fianna Fail

Former Minister of State, Ned O’Keeffe has been fined €3,500 and given a suspended seven month jail sentence after he pleaded guilty to five counts of(...)

Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald: “If applicants co-operate with the process, some will have decisions in weeks and the rest within six months. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A decision on refugee status for asylum seekers could be reduced to weeks under legislation due to be enacted next spring, Minister for Justice France(...)

An AIB bank branch at New Square in Mitchelstown, Co Cork, is to be offered for sale as an investment for more than €600,000. Douglas Newman Good say(...)

The scale of Irish involvement in the Battle of Trafalgar is not a surprise, according to the National Maritime Museum’s curator of naval history Dr Quintin Colville.

England expects every Irishman to do this duty. Lord Nelson’s famous clarion call to his men at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 did not quite put it t(...)

David Guetta, who is one of the headliners at a dance-heavy Oxegen festival at Punchestown Racecourse this weekend. Photograph: Getty  Images

Three music festivals, hundreds of Gathering events and a wide variety of events will take place this bank holiday weekend around the country, traditi(...)

Rory and Monica O’Brien of Killicane, Mitchelstown, Co Cork appeared at Fermoy District Court yesterday on 31 summons each relating to the treatment of pigs on their farm.

A leading pig producer and his wife were yesterday charged with mistreatment and cruelty to pigs over a five month period at their farm in North Cork(...)

The foothills of the Blackstairs Mountains, on the Carlow-Wexford border, have never witnessed the likes. A sheepdog named Rothko – if you don’(...)