Third officer with Dublin Fire Brigade Gerry Stanley speaking to media at Drumnigh Wood in Portmarnock  after a man  died after  being overcome with fumes while working in sewers. Photograph: Collins

A man died and another was critically injured when they were overcome by toxic fumes while working in a sewer in Portmarnock on Wednesday. The dead ma(...)

The Wicklow gold rush

The year 1795 saw a gold rush in Wicklow as prospectors flocked to the Gold Mines River. Eighty kilograms of gold were recovered in just a few (...)