Illustration: Alan Clarke

Even after 40 years of friendship, the old man and his solicitor still greet each other with a hug – it’s a way of both expressing affection and check(...)

Frank Hanly and Caroilin Callery at Strokestown Park prepare for Walking in the Footsteps of the Missing 1,490 – A Famine Emigrant’s Walk. Photograph: Brian Farrell

When Caroilin Callery was a teenager, her father Jim bought the 300-acre Strokestown estate in Co Roscommon from Olive Hales Pakenham.“It was as if th(...)

The jury in the trial of Mark Nash for the murder of Sylvia Shields and Mary Callanan in 1997 has resumed deliberations at the Central Criminal Court in Dublin. Photograph: Collins Courts

The jury in the trial of a man accused of murdering two women 18 years ago will continue its deliberations on Monday. Five women and six men are delib(...)

Jonathan Irwin, Laura Harmon, Charlie Bird, Biddy White Lennon and Anne Rigney outside the National Library in Dublin. Photograph: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

Here’s an unexpected traditional twist: if same-sex couples want to marry, they should rush out and become engaged.If they don’t – no matter how much (...)

The prohibition order for Alimentara Transilvania was in relation to a white lorry used by the store which contained 144 tins of cheese, 62 bags of pickled cabbage and 31 bags of frozen pork of unspecified origin.

Two businesses were issued with food enforcement orders in March, according to the Food Safety Authority of Ireland (FSAI).Millars Restaurant in Bally(...)

People enjoy the sunshine at Merrion Square Park, Dublin, on Tuesday April 7th. Met Éireann said Tuesday was the hottest day of 2015 so far. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Tuesday was the warmest day of the year so far according to Met Éireann, with highs of almost 19 degrees recorded in some places.Midland counties saw (...)

The Macra na Feirme website. “Macra na Feirme, as the only representative body for young farmers and rural youth in this country, should be proud of its achievements, especially in the context of the recent CAP young farmer measures.”

Farmer and construction project manager Seán Finan has won the Macra na Feirme presidential election. Mr Finan (31), from Co Roscommon, will succeed a(...)

Photographs by T.W Murphy/ Willow Press

Photographs depicting the aftermath of the Easter Rising are being made public for the first time in more than 95 years. The photographs were taken(...)

Diarmuid Farrell: ‘The young are the lifeblood of any small community and Lanesboro, like any other village, has suffered horribly from emigration.’

Having lived in Daegu, a city in the South East of Korea, for a year, I decided to take a trip back home to Ireland last August. My first weekend b(...)

Get down in Dublin Dublin’s newest hotel, The Dean, is custom made to appeal to a younger clientele, the type that finds proximity to a city’s (...)