Alexander Pacteau: the sentencing judge will specify how many years of the life sentence he must serve before he will be able to apply for parole. Photograph: Mike Gibbons

The parents of murdered Cork student Karen Buckley have travelled to Glasgow to attend today’s sentencing of the man who pleaded guilty to their daugh(...)

The family of Irish student Karen Buckley have thanked people in Scotland for their “huge outpouring of support and sympathy”

The parents of murdered Cork student Karen Buckley have thanked the people of Scotland for “the huge outpouring of support and sympathy” they received(...)

Electric Picnic: three-day event. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Three, the mobile phone company that last year swallowed up bigger rival O2, really does take its name seriously when it comes to sponsorships. It is (...)

They might have dropped their first points of the league campaign on Saturday, but defending Leinster champions UCD managed to fight back from 2-0 dow(...)

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Dublin’s New Year’s Eve festival has become the Three New Year’s Eve festival, with the organisers, Davis Events, signing up a title sponsor for th(...)