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(...)

Frances Fitzgerald with Taoiseach Enda Kenny after receiving her seal of office yesterday. The Dublin Mid-West TD is a staunch ally of her party leader. Photograph: Maxwells

In appointing Frances Fitzgerald as Minister for Justice, Enda Kenny has chosen a staunch ally who has impressed in delivering major reforms to childr(...)

In foreground, Ciaran Austin of Console , Minister of State Kathleen Lynch and Michael Fitzgerald of HSE South at the launch of Kerry Suicide Response Plan. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

A close observation unit, community training and practical services are being put in place in response to Kerry’s suicide problem.Suicide rates have s(...)

The child’s parents called the ambulance from Tralee, Co. Kerry, when their infant stopped breathing but it did not arrive for half an hour

The parents of a sick child in the southwest called an ambulance but it went to an incorrect address, delaying receipt of medical attention. The chi(...)

The Government must conclude talks with the troika before announcing a date for the introduction of water charges, Minister for the Environment Phil H(...)