Michael Harding at Lough Allen, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell

There is a cocktail called a Tornado. And I know a woman with three children who describes the pain of childbirth as a tornado. And love can often (...)

A CCTV image of the suspect in the stabbing of Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper

CCTV footage of the alleged assailant who repeatedly stabbed Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper has been released by gardaí. The man attacked Cooper as h(...)

Dublin Gaelic footballer Jonny Cooper (24) was so traumatised after being repeatedly stabbed that he could not fully describe the circumstances of the(...)

A man in his 20s has been arrested over an assault in Dublin that has left another man in critical condition in hospital.

Gardaí in Dublin are investigating what they describe as a serious assault which has left a man in critical condition in hospital. The (...)

The sale of part of the former Irish Nationwide Building Society’s €1.8 billion mortgage book by special liquidators Kieran Wallace (above) and Eamon Richardson of KPMG reportedly could be up to two weeks away. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Nama is on standby to take over part of the former Irish Nationwide Building Society’s €1.8 billion mortgage book, the Sunday Times reports. Wh(...)

Britain’s Prince William and Prince Harry leave the Datchet Parish Council office in southern England after a day of helping with flood defences. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Two people have died and Britain’s coastal communities have been battered by high winds and huge waves as widespread flooding continues to brin(...)

Swans with a submerged boat on the flooded banks of the River Thames in Chertsey, Surrey, yesterday. Photograph: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

Thousands of homes along the River Thames have been told to prepare for “significant flooding”, as the number of severe flood warnings in the south of(...)

John Fagan  leaving the Four Courts  yesterday after the opening day of his High Court action for damages.  Photograph: Collins/Courts

A man who claims he was knocked down by gardaí in riot gear as they advanced against protesters in north Dublin city centre during Queen Elizabeth’s v(...)

It is often said that Aidan Gillen is among the shyest of actors; that he’s the Artist Least Likely to Talk Guff; that between transatlantic jobs, he (...)

 Finian Sweeney in Sweeney’s off-licence in Phibsborough, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The lowest hanging fruit appears to be the grape, and it was once again targeted by Michael Noonan when he announced a 50 cent increase in excise duty(...)