A man died on Thursday  after an incident in a quarry near Tooreen, Co Mayo. It  is one of a number operated by Frank Harrington Limited. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A man died on Thursday morning after an incident in a quarry near Tooreen, Co Mayo. The victim, who was in his 20s, died at about 10am while operatin(...)

The late Seán Freyne, whom former president Mary McAleese said was “the quintessential Irishman, always asking the probing question”. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

One of Ireland’s best-loved and most respected theologians, Seán Freyne, has died in Dublin. Director of the Centre for Mediterranean and Near Eastern(...)