Noel, from Castletownshend, West Cork, left Ireland in 2007 on a world-trip with friends intending to return home after 12 months. He was offer(...)

Mary Ann  O’Driscoll, from Glasnevin in Dublin,  had been staying just outside the Liberian capital Monrovia when she was knocked down by a speeding vehicle, and subsequently died on Wednesday. Image: Google Maps.

A Dublin woman who died while working on an aid mission in Liberia has been named as Mary Ann O’Driscoll. Ms O’Driscoll, from Glasnevin and aged in he(...)

An infant’s  shoes are held up at  a march of 300 people from the Department of Children and Youth Affairs on Mespil Road to Government Buildings to protest about the death of babies at the Tuam mother-and-baby home.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Almost 80 per cent of the 796 children who died in the Bon Secours mother and baby home in Tuam did not live to see their first birthday. Figur(...)

The Fatted Calf pub in Co Westmeath.

Thirty four pubs in the Republic and Northern Ireland have been included in the new Michelin Eating Out in Pubs Guide for 2014 published today - a ris(...)

Mary Anne Evans, better known as George Eliot, wrote what many consider to be the greatest English novel, Middlemarch

Mary Anne (sometimes Marian) Evans, better known as George Eliot, the name she felt necessary to adopt to publish her novels, was born in Warwi(...)