Gammy, a baby born with Down’s Syndrome, is fed by his surrogate mother Pattaramon Janbua at a hospital in Chonburi province August 3rd, 2014. Photograph: Damir Sagolj/Reuters 1:42

The Australian couple who allegedly abandoned a baby boy with Down syndrome in Thailand have gone missing in Western Australia, along with the boy’s t(...)

The scene at Kippure near Sally Gap in the Dublin Mountains, where the body of Marioara Rostas was found in January 2012.  Photograph:  Colin Keegan/Collins

From a family of 15 siblings, born in Timisoara in western Romania, Marioara Rostas arrived in Ireland on December 7th, 2007. She took a Ryanair fligh(...)

Elber Twomey thanked the ‘politicians, charities, the media and ordinary Irish and British people’ who have supported her campaign for road safety in a statement following the inquest into her husband’s death in Cork today. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Cork Courts

A warm tribute has been paid by a coroner to a woman for her campaigning work to increase awareness of suicide risk after she lost entire family when (...)

Brendan Behan with Jackie Gleason in Gleason’s dressing room in 1960. Photograph: Walter Albertin / Library of Congress

In 1960, shortly after the announcement that his play The Hostage was transferring to Broadway, Brendan Behan was having a drink in a Dublin pub with (...)

The South Presentation convent in Cork

In 1771, Nano Nagle invited the Ursuline Sisters in Paris to Cork to help run her schools in the city. She could never have imagined that as a consequ(...)

David Drumm, former Anglo chief executive and Sean Fitzpatrick,  former chairman.

Part 1: September–December 2007 September 11th, 2007: Ardboyne HotelEarly aut(...)

“I said what about the regulator and your man said sure they’ll be delighted with it” - Sean FitzPatrick on David Drumm talking about the deal (...)

Brendan O’Brien, industrial organiser with Siptu, has written to city manager Owen Keegan calling on him to “abandon what is a charade of a review” of Dublin’s ambulance service. Photograph: David Sleator

Renewed calls have been made for a review of Dublin’s ambulance service to be abandoned following revelations about a HSE plan(...)

Former Anglo Irish Bank chairman Seán FitzPatrick has pleaded not guilty to all charges. Photograph: Collins

Procedures requiring Anglo Irish Bank loans of more than €25 million to be referred to a non-executive director appeared not to have been follo(...)

Witness Niall Tuite at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A building developer who was one of the so-called Maple Ten lenders has told the trial of three former Anglo Irish Bank executives that the ban(...)