Fiona Pender was last seen alive in Tullamore where she lived almost 20 years ago.

Gardaí have called off a search for the remains of missing woman Fiona Pender after failing to find anything of significance. The search of a woodland(...)

 President Michael D Higgins with “Bud and Michael” during the Horse Ploughing Competition at the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska, Co Laois, today. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

The National Ploughing Championships was described as “the most beloved rendezvous in Ireland’s rural calendar” when President Michael D Higgins opene(...)

 President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina Higgins at  the National Ploughing Championships at Ratheniska , Co Laois. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

President Michael D Higgins has expressed concern at a survey which found that more than half of all farmers have been directly affected by suicide in(...)

Carton House: hosting Connect 2013 on Wednesday where SMEs can explore R&D ideas with business leaders and NUI Maynooth researchers

SMEs will have the opportunity to explore and develop R&D ideas with business leaders and NUI Maynooth researchers at the Connect 2013 in C(...)