The couple, who were both aged 76, died at the scene and their remains were removed to Cork University Hospital (above). Photograph: Provision

Tributes have been paid to an elderly couple from north Cork who died after they were involved in a two-car collision on the main Cork-Limerick Road n(...)

Danny Healy-Rae is to run alongside his brother Michael in the upcoming general election. Photograph: PA Wire

With only a few minutes to go until the noon deadline for handing in nomination papers for the general election, Danny Healy-Rae arrived in the county(...)

A dejected Tomas O’Leary after the final whistle as Munster suffer a frustrating defeat at the hands of Leicester Tigers Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Munster 19 Leicester Tigers 31 Confirmation of an unmistakable trend. Leicester, lacking the power of a Saracens pack or the razor slicing London Was(...)

Private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal Ireland has finalised the terms of an investment in Abtran.

Private equity fund Carlyle Cardinal Ireland has finalised the terms of an investment in Abtran, a provider of customer and business process managemen(...)

Minister of State for Health Kathleen Lynch: officially opened Mount Carmel Community Hospital, in Churchtown, Dublin, on Thursday. Photograph: Joe Boland

A swarm of ministers and politicians descended on Churchtown on Dublin’s southside on Thursday for the reopening of the Mount Carmel hospital. The (...)

Established in 1997, Abtran has an extensive client base across the public and private sectors which includes Irish Water, the Road Safety Authority, Aviva, the HSE and Sky

Abtran, a company which provides customer and business process management services, is to create 100 new jobs at its offices in the IFSC, the company (...)

The national gradh – or weakness – for politics cannot be denied. There we were, hundreds of us, pressed into doorways, tucked away behind corners, hu(...)

Brothers Barry (left) and Patrick Lyttle from Ballycastle in Northern Ireland. Patrick is critically ill in an Australian hosptal after Barry is alleged to have struck him.

An Irish man was last night granted bail by an Australian court after being charged over an assault in Sydney that has left his brother in a critical (...)

Barry Lyttle  did not apply for bail and it was formally refused. Photograph: Google streetview

A 33-year-old man from Ballycastle, Co Antrim is expected to apply for bail on Monday over an alleged assault in Sydney that has left his brother in a(...)

Mark Campbell, founder of Pocket Anatomy, at Start-up Night Limerick.

People create jobs, not the government, more than 100 entrepreneurs and business people were told at Start-Up Night Limerick. “I hate seeing an(...)