Collins’s body at Shanakiel hospital, Cork in  August 1922. Collins was killed by Denis Sonny O’Neill at Béal na Bláth in west Cork . Photograph: National Library of Ireland 4:23

The man widely credited with shooting Michael Collins at Béal na Bláth in 1922 was awarded a State pension for his actions in the War of Independence (...)

Three Card Trick Man Charlie Clarke plies his trade during Ladies Day at the Galway Races in 2011. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Charlie “The Great” Clarke stopped traffic in his hometown of Limerick for the final time as seven horse-drawn carriages and a dozen sulkies escorted (...)

Minister for Children Charlie Flanagan: met with members of the Bethany Survivors group

A meeting with Minister for Children Charlie Flanagan seeking inclusion of Protestant-run mother and baby homes in the proposed Commission of Investig(...)

Kilkenny Castle, with John’s Bridge in the foreground. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Nobody quite knows what will happen in June to all the mayoral chains, maces, scrolls and other civic paraphernalia of the city and town counci(...)

ESB crews working in north Kerry . Crews from Northern Ireland have been drafted in to help restore power to thousands of homes in Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus 1:11

Between 60,000 and 80,000 homes and businesses will remain without power overnight after after damage due to the storm that battered the countr(...)

Mark Butler, Dr Mannix Road, Salthill, Co Galway, and Edmund Jennings, Tulla, Co Clare, consented to the summary judgment orders sought by Nama at the Commercial Court yesterday.

A National Assets Management Agency company has secured judgment orders for some €19.5 million on consent against two businessmen over unpaid property(...)

Four men and a teenage girl have been arrested by gardaí investigating organised crime and burglaries in the Limerick region.

Four men and a teenage girl have been arrested by gardaí investigating organised crime and burglaries in the Limerick region. The men, aged between 19(...)

Caoimhe Cummins from Leixlip holds a candle at Console’s Christmas Celebration of Light at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth yesterday evening. The events, featuring music, poetry and reflection, were organised across the country by the national suicide prevention charity. Photograph: Cyril Byrne.

This is “a most difficult time of the year” for people touched by suicide, said Paul Kelly, founder and chief executive of Console, last night. “Chris(...)

Fr Alec Reid: politicians credit him with utter trustworthiness and a persistence that kept the fragile peace process going.  Photograph: EPA

Alexander (Alec) Reid was born in 1931 in Dublin and raised in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, from where his mother hailed. He was professed a Redemptorist in (...)

I work as a GP in Ireland. I have only one list on my desk. It is the list of local chemists and their phone numbers. Ireland is fortunate to have (...)