Bishop Colm O’Reilly, Fr Tom Healy and Bishop Francis Duffy in St Mel’s Cathedral. Photograph: John McElroy 5:54

Mass will be celebrated at St Mel’s Cathedral in Longford today for the first time in five years after the completion of a €30 million project to r(...)

Ian Bailey case: This week the court heard Marie Farrell deny claiming she would get  a cut of any damages won from the State and that Garda surveillance of Mr Bailey was ‘not appropriate’. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

WitnessesFormer Schull shopkeeper Marie FarrellRetired Garda and Person of the Year John WilsonChief Supt Tom Hayes of West Cork Garda DivisionMarie F(...)

Marie Farrell at the Four Courts after giving evidence in a High Court action taken by Ian Bailey. Photograph: Courts Collins.

Marie Farrell has denied she was present at any coversation where a Detective Garda told her husband he had a mark on his stomach.Ms Farrell was being(...)

Financial advisor Eddie Hobbs. Photograph: Eric Luke

He’s making a list, he’s checking it twice. He’s going to find out who is naughty on price. Former Rip-Off Republic star Eddie Hobbs doubled as one of(...)

Witness: Marie Farrell, a resident of Schull, Co Cork in 1996-97.Snapshots: Marie Farrell said she had no recollection of what she told the McAndrew I(...)

Cian O’Sullivan, Michael Darragh Macauley and Paul Flynn (right) with Liam O’Neill before the All Stars match in Boston. Photograph: Ray McManus /Sportsfile

In a wide-ranging media briefing in Boston, during the GAA-GPA All Stars tour, GAA president Liam O’Neill has voiced his support for a Leinster Gaelic(...)

A 29-year old man charged in connection with a car hijacking in Longford last month has been remanded in custody. Photograph:Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A 29-year old man charged in connection with a car hijacking in Longford last month has been remanded in custody.Latvian native Janis Zarans from Weav(...)

A Mass card salesman jailed for 18 months for possession of child pornography has had his conviction quashed.A retrial was ordered for Thomas McNally,(...)

Weather warning: AA Roadwatch is advising drivers to use fog lights and take extra care. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

Met Éireann issued an orange status weather alert for the second day in a row as heavy frost and fog followed freezing temperatures overnight. The ale(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin at the party’s 75th Ard Fheis in Killarney earlier this year: the party is  now effectively on election footing. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The two largest Opposition parties expect a general election to take place much earlier than the Government’s declared date of Easter 2016.Senior fi(...)