Jake Brennan: Said “mammy I don’t want to die, I don’t want to die” as his mother Roseann cradled him in her arms

The jury at an inquest into the death of a six-year-old boy who was struck by a car outside his home has recommended the introduction of a mandatory 3(...)

The last time Clonmel suffered serious damage from the river Suir was in November 2009. Photograph: Joe St Leger

For decades, the words “heavy rainfall”, “Clonmel” and “flooding” were frequently heard, followed by television images of inundated homes, damaged sho(...)

Joe Hanrahan ) who died in a house fire, featured on the cover of the book ‘Vanishing Ireland’ Photograph: James Fennell

An elderly man who featured in a book chronicling how times have changed in Ireland over the last century lost his life in a fire at his home early th(...)

Former media magnate Anthony O’Reilly has been  declared bankrupt by a court in the Bahamas and allowed to file for a personal insolvency arrangement. File photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

“I don’t think people will be too happy to see his downfall,” says former Waterford Crystal glass-blower Seán Egan on the reaction in the city to news(...)

Jim Carrey carries the coffin of ex-girlfriend Cathriona White to Our Lady of Fatima Church, in her home village of Cappawhite, Co Tipperary on Saturday. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Jim Carrey helped carry the coffin of his former girlfriend Cathriona White on Saturday afternoon as she was taken from the church of her home town in(...)

Paiche Onyemaechi (25) was reported missing on July 10th, 2004. Photograph: Crimestoppers

Gardaí­ and Crimestoppers have appealed for new information on the death of a woman whose body was found near a bridge in Co Kilkenny more than 11 yea(...)

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon at a ceremony to receive the Tipperary International Peace Award last night, at Ballykisteen Hotel in Co Tipperary. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

United Nations secretary general Ban Ki-moon has hailed the result of Ireland’s marriage equality referendum as “truly an historic moment” for huma(...)

Patrick McKee has denied a claim made by Sinn Féin that he approached Kathleen Funchion with a view to joining the party. Photograph: Youtube

The Renua Ireland candidate for next month’s byelection in Carlow-Kilkenny has denies a claim from Sinn Féin that he had approached the party with a v(...)

Dr Róisín O’Shea at Waterford Institute of Technology: ‘Carlow is still many years away from being able to make the transition to technological university status.’ Photograph: Patrick Browne

The long-running saga of Waterford Institute of Technology’s bid for university status has had a few problems of late. There were particular issues(...)

Detail from homepage of the jihad.info website.

Young Muslims in Ireland are being radicalised by a combination of social media and extreme Islamic preachers angry and frustrated over Western countr(...)