Patrick Pearse’s grandnephew, Patrick Pearse and his grandson Jamie Preston, pause to look at a plaque baring his name during a ceremony to commemorate Pearse, Thomas Clarke and Thomas MacDonagh, who were executed after the Easter Rising, at Kilmainham Gaol in Dublin. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Commemoration events have taken place in the Stonebreakers’ Yard in Kilmainham Gaol to mark 100 years since the start of the executions of the leaders(...)

Gary “Ted” Sargent: setting sail in a Laser dinghy which is just over twice the size of a bathtub

Sub-Arctic weather on the west coast has not deterred Dublin sailor Gary “Ted” Sargent from sticking to his departure date for a circumnavigation of I(...)

Winners Jane Clarke, Ríona Judge McCormack and Chris Connolly  at the 45th annual Hennessy Literary Awards, in the RHA Gallery on Thursday,  April 28th, 2016. Photograph: Anthony Woods

Ríona Judge McCormack has been named the Hennessy New Irish Writer 2016 at the 45th annual Hennessy Literary Awards in Dublin. Judge McCormack’s shor(...)

Debenhams delivered a pair of shoes in two different sizes. Photograph: Tim Ireland/PA Wire

Brian Price starts off his letter to us with a simple question. “Any interest in a disastrous customer service experience with Debenhams?” Yes indeed(...)

Barry Kindregan (36), a clerical officer who was paid €12,500 to process five passports for foreign nationals who were not entitled to them, has been jailed for two years. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A clerical officer who was paid €12,500 to process five passports for foreign nationals who were not entitled to them has been jailed for two years. (...)

David Ballerini crosses the line to win the final stage in Skerries yesterday. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho.

Successfully defending the race lead since he took over in Clonakilty last Thursday, Austrian rider Clemens Fankhauser sealed overall victory in the (...)

15/11/13 Members of the Garda Crime Scene Investigation Unit examine the two houses at the scene on Mourne Park, Skerries this morning where a grandfather was stabbed to death last night...tPicture Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

A man has been arrested after barricading himself into a house in north Co Dublin following a knife attack in which another man died.The victim, name(...)