David Ryan leaving Dublin Circuit Criminal Court yesterday. Photograph: Collins Courts

A taxi driver “snapped” and ran down a passenger who left the taxi without paying the fare, the Circuit Criminal Court in Dublin was told.David Ryan (...)

Stephen Carroll  pictured with his sons  Keelan (left) and  Senan.

Thieves who stole engraved watches left by a dying father in Co Louth to his two young sons have been asked to “to give them back”.They were specially(...)

Firefighters spray foam on smouldering bush to help reduce re-flash fires after a blaze swept through Faulcombridge, 85km west of Sydney. Photograph: Rob Griffith/AP

After two deaths and more than 200 homes lost amid hundreds of fires, the bushfire threat has abated in New South Wales. But it may only be a temporar(...)

I don’t really picture Éamon de Valera dancing at grand balls, twirling ladies in silk shoes and chiffon round the floor. Instead, I rather see(...)