Dublin Coroners Court heard the scaffolding tower was not tied “in any way” and there were no guardrails or toeboards in place. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A master painter was killed when he fell from a scaffold tower while painting the outside of a house, an inquest has heard.John Kelly (66) from St Fin(...)

Harry Gleeson: part of the prosecution’s case was that he had fathered one of Moll McCarthy’s children and had killed her to silence her

Character evidence paints two very different pictures of the farmer wrongfully hanged for murder in the 1940s. Harry Gleeson was convicted and senten(...)

‘The Works’ presenter John Kelly (second-left) with the original line-up of reporters on the RTÉ show, Sinéad Gleeson, Nadine O’Regan and Kevin Gildea.

RTÉ One’s flagship arts show The Works is to end in its current form and will be “reformatted” in the autumn “as part of ongoing refreshment of the RT(...)

Úna Molloy works as an artist manager, booking agent, tour manager and event producer. She runs the music agency Turning Pirate and is based in Dublin. Photograph: Conor Molloy

Úna Molloy works as an artist manager, booking agent, tour manager and event producer. She runs the music agency Turning Pirate and is based in Dub(...)

Piyanuch Chanphet as Piano Girl at the launch of the St Patrick’s festival culture programme,  I Love My City, in Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The St Patrick’s Day cultural programme, I Love My City, was officially launched by Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Heather Humphreys on(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar: ‘strong case’ for training fire crews to do ambulance service work. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar told the Seanad there was “a strong case’’ for training fire crews to do ambulance service work.“That makes a lot of(...)

Former Rehab Group chief execuitve Angela Kerins. File  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The Rehab Group claims it is entitled to an indemnity from its former chief executive Angela Kerins in relation to defamation proceedings brought over(...)

Senator John Kelly said some water charge protesters at Wednesday’s demonstration wanted nothing but to ‘create anarchy’. File  photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Labour Senator John Kelly accused some of those on Wednesday’s protest march against water charges of thuggery.Mr Kelly said he complimented those who(...)

Mary Costello: her debut novel, Academy Street, is published by Canongate today

Mary Costello has double cause to celebrate today as on the same day that her debut novel, Academy Street, is published by Canongate, it has just b(...)

Ballincollig’s John Kelly battles Brian Shanahan of Carbery Rangers for possession in yesterday’s Cork senior football final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ballincollig showed character in abundance to capture their first Cork senior football championship title amid remarkable scenes at the end of a pulsa(...)