Full list of candidates Issues such as water charges, unemployment, housing needs and medical cards are top of the agenda with Sligo voters. (...)

Fr  Michael Fleming gets ready for Mass  as Mass  cards  made by local schoolchildren are displayed. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

Gardaí investigating the murder of a woman and her eight- year-old daughter in Killorglin, Co Kerry, have begun examining whether the woman may have m(...)