Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin reading Easter 1916 by WB Yeats in Hargadons Bar, Sligo. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Even over Christmas, the regulars at Hargadons pub in O’Connell Street, Sligo refused to let Yeats down. The pub – which in 1864 opened its doors the(...)

Eoghan (10) and Ruairí (5) Chada from Bagenalstown, Co Carlow. Photograph: Garda Press Office handout.

The father of two boys who were found dead in a crashed car in Co Mayo yesterday is unlikely to be interviewed by gardaí until tomorrow. Sanjeev Chada(...)