Benjamin Stanley told the High Court he had attended a dancing event at the Castle Arms Hotel and was walking through the hotel foyer when his leg went from under him

A man who claims he slipped in the foyer of a hotel where he had attended a ballroom dance has sued for damages.Benjamin Stanley (67), a retired counc(...)

Two men have been arrested following seizures of cannabis plants worth more than €410,000 in Co Offaly this week.   File photograph: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Two men have been arrested following seizures of cannabis plants worth more than €410,000 in Co Offaly. Gardaí from Edenderry searched a premises at C(...)

Kery welcome Colm Cooper back this weekend. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kerry manager Éamonn Fitzmaurice has announced the long-awaited return from injury of Colm Cooper and Paul Galvin’s first involvement in more than a y(...)

Fr Niall Molloy who died at Clara Co Offaly in July 1985

The “precise truth” of the circumstances surrounding the death of Fr Niall Molloy in Co Offaly in 1985 cannot be ascertained, a new report has conclud(...)

Fr Niall Molloy  died in Clara, Co Offaly, in July 1985. A high-level Government-commissioned review has concluded that no further inquiry into the matter is warranted because the passage of time makes it impractical.

The Garda’s review of a contentious inquiry into the killing of Fr Niall Molloy in Co Offaly in 1985 has been vindicated. A high level Government-comm(...)

The Courts of Criminal Justice where the trial was held. Photograph: Collins Courts.

Graham Dwyer’s sentencing has been postponed for four weeks but the only term open to Mr Justice Tony Hunt to impose on him is that of life. W(...)

TJ Reid is one of four Ballyhale Shamrocks players to return to the Kilkenny side for Sunday’s Division 1A releagtion play-off with Clare. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Kilkenny have wheeled out the big guns for Sunday’s Division One A relegation play-off against Clare. As expected manager Brian Cody has given instant(...)

Fr Pierre Pepper is carried aloft after defeating Jared Madden during his amateur boxing match in  Banagher in Co Offaly.  The fight  raised proceeds for charity. Photo: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

  It was white-collar boxing Banagher-style and there could be only one winner, local curate Fr Pierre Pepper. The culmination of week(...)

Shane Dooley inspired Offaly’s win over Limerick. Photograph: Inpho

Limerick 0-21 Offaly 1-21Shane Dooley inspired Offaly to yet another win over Limerick as his side caused a big upset at the Gaelic Grounds.The game h(...)

Bernadette Scully at Tullamore District Court in January: legal aid for her has been continued. The court had previously been told  that Dr Scully was almost in negative equity and could not afford to pay for her legal defence. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

A GP is to stand trial for the murder of her young daughter. Dr Bernadette Scully (57), Emyvale, Bachelor’s Walk, Tullamore, Co Offaly, has been sent (...)