Johnny Healy-Rae had a surplus of 1,415 votes in South and West Kerry.

Nothing could dwarf the performance of Independent father and son duo Danny and Johnny Healy-Rae in Killarney and South and West Kerry. Danny at the s(...)

A garda who was badly injured when boiling oil was splashed over him as he tried to sort out a domestic row had been awarded €50,000 damages in(...)

Michael O’Shea’s remains are carried in the coffin he made 13 years ago in Ardglass, Co Down. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

A Co Down man has been buried in a plywood coffin he built himself for £75 (€90) to save his family the expense. Michael(...)

The court heard Andrew Duffy had paid a substantial sum of unconditional compensation to the injured player

A footballer who broke an opponent’s leg with a Kung Fu-style tackle during a junior soccer match in Co Meath(...)

 John Hudson (right): sentenced to four years in jail. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson.

A woman waived her right to anonymity yesterday so that her stepfather could be identified after he admitted sexually assaulting her over a 7½-hour pe(...)

Tadhg Costello, of Richmond Hill, Monkstown, arriving at court, where he changed his plea to guilty. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A teenager accused of attempting to murder a 17-year-old has changed his plea to guilty during his Central Criminal Court trial.Tadhg Costello (18) of(...)

Tadhg Costello, of Richmond Hill, Monkstown, arriving at court, where he changed his plea to guilty. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A teenager accused of attempting to murder a 17-year-old has changed his plea to guilty during his Central Criminal Court trial.Tadhg Costello (18) of(...)

Clare manager Mick O’Dwyer will be hoping his side can put up a decent fight against Cork. Photograph: Inpho

There is a sense in Clare that tomorrow’s match in Ennis is about more than a place in next month’s provincial final. With Cork and Kerry having so fa(...)

A 19-year-old Co Meath man has been sentenced to three years’ detention after admitting to smashing a pint glass into the face of a young professional(...)