We are all, to some degree, a product of our environment. Wallis Bird has personified that maxim more literally than most throughout her life. (...)

A file image of the ATM at the Ulster Bank branch in Enniscorthy. An armed gang  robbed the bank  this morning.  Image: Google Streetview

An armed gang fired at least one shot at gardaí in Co Wexford early this morning during a robbery.The incident happened at Enniscorthy this morning wh(...)

Minister for defence Oscar Traynor  inspects the recruits at Portobello Barracks, Dublin, in 1952.

The oldest participant in the 1916 Rising was Mathew Stafford, who was 63 at the time. According to testimony in support of his claim by Oscar Traynor(...)

Gardaí are not as yet treating the cause of the fire as suspicious, but are awaiting the results of the postmortems. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Two people died in a house fire outside Enniscorthy in Co Wexford which broke out around midnight last night. The bodies of a girl aged nine and a wom(...)