A visitor to Fenit in Co Kerry was attacked while swimming at sea by a gull. The attack happened about 70 metres off the shoreline and medical attention was needed. Photograph: ThinkStock

A swimmer has been attacked by a seagull in the sea at Fenit in Co Kerry. The attack happened on Tuesday last week around 70 metres off the shorelin(...)

Thomas O’Connor: settled his High Court action. PhotographCourts Collins

A profoundly disabled young man who allegedly suffered brain damage during his birth and post-natal treatment at Sligo General Hospital has settled hi(...)

A view of the Carlisle Grounds, home to Bray Wanderers. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The new owners of Bray Wanderers entered into a commitment that they would not seek to acquire the team’s grounds in the Co Wicklow town without havin(...)

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court

The Government has nominated High Court judge Ms Justice Iseult O’Malley for appointment to the Supreme Court. It has also agreed to nominate two sen(...)

A roguish bachelor bar owner whom Kenmare ladies found irresistible was finding it very difficult to clear his premises, Kenmare District Court was told

A roguish bachelor bar owner whom Kenmare ladies found irresistible was finding it very difficult to clear his premises, Kenmare District Court was to(...)

More specialised housing centres are required to help Defence Forces veterans stave off the threat of homelessness, a support organisation has claimed.

More specialised housing centres are required to help Defence Forces veterans stave off the threat of homelessness, a support organisation has claimed(...)

Eamonn Magee jnr (22), was stabbed to death in the Summerhill Park area of West Belfast as he went to check on a pizza delivery in the early hours of Saturday morning. File photograph: PSNI/PA Wire

A barman has been remanded in custody charged with murdering the son of a former boxing champion in Belfast at the weekend. There were angry scenes as(...)

Director of the Insolvency Service of Ireland Lorcan O’Connor said that there were still 37,000 mortgages in arrears of longer than 720 days. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

People struggling with debts they cannot repay should feel no stigma and should not be afraid of making contact with the Insolvency Service of Ireland(...)

Lookman Kareem (47), with an address at Glenvarra Park, Knocklyon, D16, denies assaulting Noelle Donohue at Richmond Hill in Rathmines, Dublin, on December 22nd, 2013 and a more serious charge of assault causing harm to her partner Darren O’Connor. Photograph:  Court Collins

A Dublin taxi driver is facing trial accused of biting off the top of a passenger’s thumb.Lookman Kareem (47), with an address at Glenvarra Park, Knoc(...)

Talks between the Government and unions on restoring pay levels for about 300,000 staff across the public service get under way on Tuesday. Photograph: PA

Abolishing the pension levy should be the priority in talks to restore pay and pensions of public servants, Siptu general president Jack O’Connor has (...)