Samir Mansour at the Central Criminal Court, Dublin last week. Photograph: Collins.

A Westmeath chef who raped a young woman after inviting her back to his apartment for a party has been given a seven year sentence.Samir Mansour (48) (...)

Bus Éireann buses parked up at Broadstone Depot.  Photograph: PA

The strike at Bus Éireann was suspended for 48 hours last night to allow talks at the Labour Relations Commission to continue. Pickets by membe(...)