A Co Clare pensioner has been convicted of assault after a row with his neighbour over the piling horse manure against the wall dividing their properties. File photograph: Getty Images.

A Co Clare pensioner has been convicted of assault after a row with his neighbour over the piling horse manure against the wall dividing their propert(...)

I’m sitting at a counter in a small cafe, just off Limerick City’s grand Georgian main thoroughfare. The sun streams in through the cafe’s window, shi(...)

A primary school principal has been found guilty of assaulting a nine-year-old pupil but given a conditional discharge under the Probation Act arising out of exceptional circumstances. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.

A primary school principal has been found guilty of assaulting a nine-year-old pupil but given a conditional discharge under the Probation Act arising(...)

Aline FitzGerald, general manager of the An Post GPO Witness History visitor attraction and Barney Whelan, director of communications and corporate affairs for An Post, with Malachy McKenna and Niamh Ni Riain, staff members at GPO Witness History.  Photograph: Alan Betson

The GPO Witness History is expected to attract 300,000 visitors a year, An Post has said. Some 20,000 people have already bought prebooked tickets (...)

Sir Terry Wogan in the BBC studio in central London during his final breakfast show on Radio 2 on December 18th, 2009. Photograph: BBC Handout/PA

Terry Wogan, who has died at the age of 77, was an Irishman who became one of Britain’s best loved broadcasters. His genial, self-deprecating manner(...)

Most novelists work hard to hide their research and let the story come alive on the page. But in her debut novel Lorna Gibb deliberately puts research(...)

Jason Crowley (31) of Rock Street, Kenmare was before Tralee District Court after being arrested for possession of a sharply pointed knife at the Square, Kenmare.

A curfew has been imposed on a man who the court was told “loses the run of himself with drink” . 31-year-old Jason Crowley (31) of Rock Street(...)

A 23-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 85-year-old man in Limerick city last week

A 23-year-old man has appeared in court charged in connection with the robbery of an 85-year-old man in Limerick city last week. Martin Morey, with an(...)

Angela Kelly, Martin Brophy and Orla Curry died in a car crash in Co Laois in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Three people were killed in Co Laois when their car hit a road sign not long after celebrating a 21st birthday in the early hours of Sunday morning. (...)

Sinéad Pembroke works in Trinity College Dublin’s School of Nursing and Midwifery: “I can’t think about buying a house or starting a family”. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A global shift has taken place since the financial crisis to more insecure jobs, according to the International Labour Organisation. Labour experts(...)