Seán Dunne: US bankruptcy hearing should last a day

A US judge has permitted a court official to submit family law documents in private as part of his challenge to stop property developer Seán Dunne wit(...)

 President Michael D Higgins with “Bud and Michael” during the Horse Ploughing Competition at the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Ploughing Championships was described as “the most beloved rendezvous in Ireland’s rural calendar” when President Michael D Higgins opene(...)

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Co Carlow last night.  The incident occurred on the R724 at Ballymoon near Bagenalstown at about 8.50pm.

A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Co Carlow last night. The incident occurred on the R724 at Ballymoon near Bagenalstown at about 8.50pm. The ma(...)

John Crosslé

John Locker Crosslé, who, with his wife Rosemary, founded the Crosslé Car Company in Holywood, Co Down in 1957, and who provided top class machinery f(...)

Dzintars Zakalauskas (31)  from Latvia and of no fixed abode pictured leaving Carlow District Court this morning after he and a co-accused were charged with assault causing serious harm in relation to an incident on Tuesday in Tullow, Co Carlow where the body of a Latvian man was found at a house. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

One of two men charged in relation to the violent death of a Latvian national in Co Carlow earlier in this week replied with the word “guilty” when th(...)

Photograph: Frank Miller / The Irish Times

Two men are to appear in court tomorrow morning charged in connection with the killing of a man in Tullow, Co Carlow. The body of a 41-year-old Latvia(...)

Gardai outside the house in Tullow where the body of a man in his early 30s was found this morning. A second man with serious injuries was also found at the scene. Photograph: Collins

Two men have been arrested this afternoon after the body of a 41-year-old Latvian man, named locally as Gints Intembergs, was discovered in the kitche(...)

Gardai outside the house in Tullow where the body of a man in his early 30s was found this morning. A second man  with serious injuries was also found at the scene. Photograph: Collins

Gardaí are investigating the discovery of a man’s body at a house in Tullow, Co Carlow, this morning.The man, believed to be in his early 30’s, was fo(...)

‘I do love this job; otherwise I wouldn’t have been doing it for 13 years’: Kay Mitchell, schools liaison officer at Maynooth University, is getting ready for this week’s Higher Options exhibition. photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Monday I’m back on the road again, driving out to a school in Dublin. The tune of Morning Ireland on the radio is comforting and familiar even if the (...)

Gebremedhin Woldegiorgis, senior potato researcher at the Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research, and Denis Griffen, potato breeder at Teagas, inspect potato plants at the Teagasc Research Centre in Oakpark, Carlow. photograph: dylan vaughan

The hills of Chencha in southern Ethiopia, over 2,700m above sea level, are not a place where you might expect the Irish potato to be thriving undergr(...)