Building reportedly used as a Magdelene Laundry on Seán McDermott Street: many levels of Irish society, including the State, failed women who were kept in such places. Photograph: Eric Luke

I have told her story in the past but even in death she would want to remain anonymous. She leaves an important legacy. Her childhood was sad. Her mot(...)

Stafford is the largest privately owned distributor of solid fuels in Ireland and have been marketing-environmentally friendly domestic fuels since 1990

Stafford Fuels is to build a new €3 million smokeless fuel manufacturing facility in New Ross, Co Wexford, the group announced on Monday. The company(...)

Queen Mary greets Martin Doyle at a garden party for 300 Victoria Cross recipients in June 1920

While it is not as unusual as you might think for Irishmen to have served in both the British army and the Old IRA – Emmet Dalton, Tom Barry and Erski(...)

Statue of St Teresa, Avila, Castile and Leon, Spain. Photograph: Getty Images

The walking stick of St Teresa of Avila is in Ireland as part of a worldwide tour to mark the 500th anniversary of the birth in 1515 of the founder of(...)

A spokesperson for the HSE said pest control was treated very seriously by hospital management. Photograph: The Irish Times

The coffee dock in Our Lady’s Hospital, Navan, was one of seven premises issued with a closure order for food safety breaches in April, the Food Safet(...)

A Wexford businessman who has admitted forging the will of a bachelor farmer has given evidence against his brother and a friend who deny forging the same will. Stock photograph: Thinkstockphoto

A Wexford businessman who has admitted forging the will of a bachelor farmer has given evidence against his brother and a friend who deny forging the (...)

Prof Alan Reilly of the Food Safety Authority of Ireland says businesses are putting their customers’ health at risk by not complying with their legal obligations for food safety and hygiene. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A Blackrock, Co Dublin grocery was one of 12 food businesses served with closure orders by environmental health officers from the Health Service Execu(...)

A young woman who suffered a brain injury after being knocked down by a car in a hit and run incident as she stood talking on a street in New Ross, Co Wexford, has secured €1.2m under a settlement of her High Court action.

A young woman who suffered a brain injury after being knocked down by a car in a hit and run incident as she stood talking on a street in New Ross, Co(...)

Some 35,000 public submissions were made to EirGrid on controversial Grid Link plans in the southeast.  Photograph: David Sleator/THE IRISH TIMES

EirGrid has only responded to about 4,000 of the 35,000 public submissions it received last January on its controversial Grid Link plans in southeast(...)

Mane event: Amy Kerr (12) from Limerick donated her cut hair to the Rapunzel Foundation. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press  22

For more than three decades Wexford hairdresser Anna Furlong has been cutting hair. Five years ago, touched by the story of a six-year-ol(...)