Tina Priestley with  a picture of her son, Bobby, who died at the age of 13 months. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Tina Priestley was six months pregnant with her fourth child when a routine scan showed that the baby’s head was much bigger than it should be. The(...)

Annual returns filed by Ulick and Desmond McEvaddy’s Omega Aviation Services show that it  had a deficit of €9.36 million on December 31st. Photograph: Brand X Pictures/Getty Images

Aviation entrepreneurs the McEvaddy brothers considered seeking funds from third-party investors to help their Irish business tackle its cash flow an(...)

The last trace of Trevor Deely, who was aged 22 when he vanished, was a phone call from Dublin city centre to a friend after 4am on  December 8th, 2000

The family of Trevor Deely, the man who vanished without trace 15 years ago, has said it will never give up hope of a breakthrough in the case. The l(...)

Claire (31) was born in the US after her father Bernard moved to New Jersey with the IDA in the 1970s and met Sheila Nolan, Claire’s mother. In 200(...)

 Margot Seery’s brother Patrick Guinane (right) with family and friends speaking to media after Howard Kelly was jailed  for the murder of Margot Seery. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A man (41), who last year walked in to a Garda station and confessed to killing a woman two decades earlier, has been given a life sentence. Howard Ke(...)

Jed Eddison (30), who was found dead in a Dublin doorway on Sunday.

The background of the man found dead in the doorway of a central Dublin cafe challenges the assumption that rough sleepers bed down on the streets bec(...)

Jed Edisson: He had been driven from his home in Grangecon by his mother into Dublin city on Friday

A man assumed to be homeless when he was found dead in the doorway of a Dublin cafe at the weekend lived in Co Wicklow and was from what sources descr(...)

Newhall is currently producing a rent roll of €1,562,942 with additional funds due in the form of turnover top-ups on two of the seven businesses now trading there.

One of the two retail parks in Naas, Co Kildare, the successful Newhall complex at junction 10 of the N7 Dublin-Limerick motorway, goes for sale toda(...)

Blackberries come in many shapes and sizes. Illustration: Michael Viney

The glass tube with which I measure the rain for Met Éireann is kept safely sheathed on the upturned beak of a dolphin’s skull sitting on a bookcase ((...)

Fruit fly: scarce this year

A fruit fly just dropped into my glass of wine, normally there would have been many more. Also scarce or absent this year were bluebottles, black f(...)