Judge said former Tyrone footballer Owen Mulligan was ‘opstrpeuous, awful, aggressive and difficult to handle both inside and outside the garda station’ but he had to dismiss the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A former Tyrone footballer has avoided conviction for refusing to give a blood or urine sample because gardaí failed to inform him of his obligations,(...)

All the musicians from Into the Tradition on stage at the  NCH

Elemental and meandering, our music, songs and poetry have carved themselves into the fabric of who we are, and this celebration of the last 100 years(...)

A man  building  a shelter in the migrant camp  in Calais, France. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The landscapes of emigration, migration, exile and return are complex ones of loss, enrichment, suffering and enduring hope. Every time I hear about t(...)

Detail from Light Touch by Michael Coleman

Little Yellow Cardigan – Michael Coleman Cross Gallery, Dublin ***** Some artists arrive at a medium, a style, a method, and achieve a(...)

Serendipitous connections, odd coincidences and instruments in sublime tunings put many a pep in the steps of Buttons & Bows, who finally retur(...)

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail

A convicted robber has been jailed after he admitted carrying out an unprovoked late-night assault on two Louth brothers while on bail. Dublin man Mic(...)

Traditional music recordings from the early 20th century were largely dominated by renowned Sligo fiddle players Michael Coleman and James Morrison(...)

A coroner has warned of the dangers of taking ecstasy after hearing evidence of how two friends died as a result of taking a lethal concoction of the synthetic drug mixed with a variant known on the streets as “Death”

A coroner has warned of the dangers of taking ecstasy after hearing evidence of how two friends died as a result of taking a lethal concoction (...)

The judge said society must express its abhorrence of drugs crimes and the deaths they cause.

Four people involved in the supply of a lethal concoction of drugs to two young men who later died after ingesting the ecstasy type mixture hav(...)

Four people involved in the supply of a lethal concoction of drugs to two young men who later died have been remanded in custody for sentence.

Four people involved in the supply of a lethal concoction of drugs to two young men who later died have been remanded in custody for sentence.(...)