Thomas Howard, Listowel, Co Kerry appearing at a special sitting of Ennis District Court on Saturday morning in relation to the false imprisonment of three people at Sixmilebridge on Thursday

A farm labourer told a Garda “I’m guilty” when charged with three counts of false imprisonment in the grounds of a country house at Sixmilebridge last(...)

In a sworn statement, Co Clare based Dr Yvonne Williams, represented by Eanna Mulloy SC and Phelim O’Neill solicitors, said the new under-sixes scheme would lead to a “dramatic increase” in the frequency with which under-sixes would present at her practice. File photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

A medical doctor’s High Court action against the HSE’s plans to provide free GP services to children under six years of age has been adjourned. In wha(...)

Ryanair said it regrets it has to drop the Fuerteventura route this winter but will operate a weekly service to neighbouring Tenerife

Ryanair has been forced to drop one of its year-round services from Shannon this winter because of a “lack of aircraft capacity” even though the airl(...)

Taking off at Ireland West Airport Knock, in Co Mayo. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Taoiseach Enda Kenny is coming under renewed pressure within his own party over the future of Ireland West Airport Knock in his home constituency of (...)

The Barrington’s Hospital Great Limerick Run started at the People’s Park today: Photograph: Sean Curtin FusionShooters

For most of us, running a marathon is a lifetime achievement, but, for Great Limerick Run winner Lezan Kimutai, running the 26-mile road race was “eas(...)

Shannon Group plc chairwoman Rose Hynes said: “The airport has paid its own way since separation. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Minister for Transport Leo Varadkar said yesterday that the independent Shanno(...)

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence increased.

A man who punched and threw a 10-month-old baby in what was described as a “truly horrific” case of child cruelty has had his three-year sentence incr(...)

Severe weather tomorrow could hit travel plans for thousands at the peak of the Christmas holiday rush. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times.

Severe weather tomorrow could hit travel plans for thousands at the peak of the Christmas holiday rush.Meanwhile motorists have been urged to be caref(...)

Two wholly owned subsidiaries of the US multinational Hess Corporation have lost their High Court challenge to the legality of the tariff regime propo(...)

Element Six agreed a funding proposal that involved putting €10.75 million a year into the pension pot until 2020, beginning in 2009. Photograph: Seán Curtin Press 22.

In November 2011, the trustees of the Element Six defined benefit scheme voted to accept a company proposal to wind it up. As consequence, they are fa(...)