Kevin and Una Kelly leaving the Coroner’s Court in Dublin. Their son Kevin James died six days after his birth in the Midland Regional Hospital Mullingar. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A verdict of medical misadventure had been returned in the case of a baby boy who died almost one week after his birth in Mullingar General Hospital i(...)

The chief actuary with Irish Life has said his hair stood up when he heard the assurance company had transferred billions of euro to Anglo Irish Bank,(...)

“McKenna’s Fort,”  a play about Roger Casement’s role in the Rising will have its world premiere next week at the New Theatre in Dublin’s Temple Bar.

St Patrick’s Day, 1916 St Patrick’s Day 1916 was a very busy one for the Irish Volunteers in their last public engagement before the Easter Rising.(...)

‘My attitude towards what a “woman” is has to be inclusive, because who on earth gets to decide it isn’t?’

Mantras and philosophies aside, I have only ever lived by two practical rules when it comes to work. The first was told to me in my early 20s by a new(...)

Michael Martin, who is charged with the attempted abduction of a 11-year-old girl, leaving Portlaoise Circuit Court on Thursday. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

The exceptional bravery of a 10-year-old boy who clung to the window of a moving SUV to rescue his sister was commended at Portlaoise Circuit Court on(...)

Prof John A Murphy: paid tribute to Tomás Ó Canainn.

Tributes were paid to piper, composer and teacher Tomás Ó Canainn yesterday when his friends unveiled a granite bench in memory of him next to the Gla(...)

Tom Woulfe: an inveterate letters page warrior. Photograph: Pat Langan

Tom Woulfe, who has died aged 99, was best known as one of the founding fathers of the modern GAA. Although he was a man who was in many ways slow to (...)

 Micheal Baron (left) founder of Belong with his husband Jamie Nanci at North Strand polling station. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Orla Howard and Grainne Courtney For a long time, says Orla Howard, she has pictured “walking up the hill, as a family, to the polling station.” Orla (...)

 Ursula Halligan:  ‘I can’t believe I’m doing this. I  can’t believe I’m telling everyone I’m 54.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Nobody was thinking of the chickens yesterday. Waving their optimistic little wings from the corner. Begging to be counted. But universally shunned.Th(...)

Una Davis her son Michael and his partner Georgina arrive at the funeral service of her husband  Derek Davis in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Grief has a way of making you feel very old and very young at the same time. So said Seán Davis at his father’s funeral in Dublin on Monday afternoon.(...)