The hearse carrying the coffin of  Eimear Walsh, one of the victim’s of the Berkeley balcony collapse, arrives at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, in Foxrock, Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Hundreds of mourners at the funeral of Eimear Walsh (21) were told that she was “beautiful person” and a “wonderful daughter and sister”. Her father (...)

You can see why Madisen and Ruth Ward would prove so appealing to journalists due to the relative rarity of mother-and-son duos. But the (...)

 Galway’s Tracey Leonard was named player of the match after scoring eight points

Lorna Joyce’s late point salvaged a replay for Galway in the Tesco Ladies National Football League Division 1 final at Parnell Park on Saturday. Galwa(...)

The remains of the six terraced houses in Millfield Manor, Newbridge. Picture: Collins

A 39-year-old man charged with arson after a blaze went out of control and gutted six terraced houses in Co Kildare last week was unable to attend a c(...)

Fianna Fáil councillor Jack Chambers has argued that the application by nine delegates to move back into Dublin West comes “at the eleventh hour” and goes against the party’s principles of one-member one-vote. Photograph: Conor McCabe Photograpy

An internal row has blown up between the two leading contenders to be the Fianna Fáil candidate in Dublin West for the general election. Ahead (...)

Galway City Time and distance: About 9km (returning via Fr Griffin Road), two to three hours at relaxed pace. Ret(...)

APB fighter David Oliver Joyce can qualify for the 2016 Olympics Games almost 18 months before they start in Rio. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

Irish boxers Joe Ward and David Oliver Joyce are just two wins away from qualifying for Rio 2016. Both boxers, competing in the AIBA Pro Boxing (APB),(...)

Bourbon Street, New Orleans. Brian Hanrahan and his father had been on a 10-day road trip  along  Route 66 across the US when they stopped over in New Orleans.

A garda is expected to undergo surgery to remove a bullet lodged in his back after he was shot twice while on holiday in the United States. Brian Hanr(...)

 Peyton Manning of the Denver Broncos walks off the field after losing 24-13 to the Indianapolis Colts in a the AFC Divisional Playoff game   in Denver, Colorado. Photo: Ezra Shaw/Getty

Peyton Manning slumped off the field towards an uncertain future following Denver’s divisional playoff loss to the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, with (...)

Independent councillor Gary Donnelly was one of three men sentenced last November over the painting of political slogans on the walls. File photograph of Derry walls.

Dissident Republican Gary Donnelly has won an appeal against a six-month jail sentence in Derry Crown Court after being convicted of causing criminal (...)