Assistant State Pathologist, Dr Margaret Bolster said that both Mr McCarthy, who was found to have a blood alcohol concentration of 204mgs per 100ml, and Clarissa had died from acute cardio respiratory failure due to drowning. File photograph: Collins

A 50-year-old farmer chose to end his own life and drowned his 3-year-old daughter in the sea near their family farm outside Ballydehob in West(...)

Sheep’s Head peninsula Cork. Photograph Emma Jervis

Gardaí have identified a body recovered from the sea in west Cork as being that of one of two Dutchmen missing since last weekend when it’s bel(...)

A body which has not yet been formally identified being recovered at Sheep’s Head, West Cork, on Monday of this week. The  Deckers family’s holiday home is in the foreground. Photograph: Emma Jervis

The families of two Dutch men feared drowned in Co Cork have arrived on the Sheep’s Head Peninsula as searchers this morning resumed the search(...)

The scene on Sheeps head, West Cork where it is believes two  dutch tourists fell into the sea on Saturday afternoon while out walking in stormy conditions. Photograph: . Emma Jervis

The two men feared lost in the sea off west Cork had travelled to Ireland to check on a family holiday(...)

The search at Sheep’s Head yesterday. Photograph:  Emma Jervis

A search operation is due to resume at first light today for one of two men missing from Sheep’s Head peninsula in west Cork after searchers yesterday(...)

Billy Isaac and Siobhan Ginty from Durrus, West Cork appeared at Bantry District Court. Photograph: Niall Duffy

A former heavyweight professional boxer has been sentenced for five months after a judge heard how he urged his girlfriend to attack a waitress whom h(...)