Handout  photo from 2011 of murdered republican Kevin McGuigan with his grandson Ollie. File photograph: Family handout/PSNI/PA Wire

A man arrested by police investigating the murder of ex-IRA member Kevin McGuigan twice tried to escape with a loaded gun, the High Court heard on Tue(...)

Paddy Finucane would have flown a Spitfire similar to this one seen at Casement Aerodrome in Baldonnel. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

A Cork fishing captain has said he hopes next summer to locate the wreck of a Spitfire plane flown by one of the most famous Battle of Britain pilots (...)

The removal of John O’Donoghue from St Patrick’s Church, Doon, Co Limerick. Photograph Liam Burke/Press 22

A parish priest has appealed to the Government to increase policing in rural Ireland at the funeral of a Co Limerick man who collapsed and died after (...)

On Thursday, John O’Donoghue – of Toomaline, Doon, Co Limerick – returned to his home and saw it was being ransacked. He died of a heart attack. Photogaph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Two men are due to appear before a special court sitting on Saturday in connection with a burglary in Co Limerick where a 62-year-old man died after d(...)

Patrick O’Donoghue in the RTÉ series The Gleneagle. Photograph: RTÉ

In Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart’s Rick famously complains: “Of all the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.” And of all t(...)

A 21-year-old south Kerry man who sped from his bed in the early hours  after it  came to light his girlfriend might be with another man, has ended up before the court on a charge of dangerous driving

A 21-year-old south Kerry man who sped from his bed in the early hours of the Feast of the Epiphany, after it suddenly came to light his girlfriend mi(...)

An image from the Road Tramps website. Andrew O’Donoghue was a member of the Limerick-based motorcycle club.

Hundreds of bikers from across the country have escorted a murdered “brother” on one of his final journeys along narrow country roads in Co Limerick. (...)

Andrew O’Donoghue was shot outside the Road Tramps Motorcycle Club Ireland club house Murrore, Co Limerick, at approximately 3.10pm on Saturday.

Gardaí believe a dispute between different elements of the Irish biker scene led to the shooting dead of motorcycle enthusiast Andrew O’Donoghue. Ther(...)

 Jules Thomas and Ian Bailey pictured leaving the Four Courts earlier this month. Photograph: Collins.

1991: English journalist, Ian Bailey moves to Ireland and settles in West Cork where he meets Welsh artist, Jules Thomas and sets up home with her and(...)

John Brassil: Cllr Brassil is a qualified engineer has been a councillor since 1999. Photograph: The Irish Times

The current Cathaoirleach of Kerry County Council, John Brassil, has been selected as the Fianna Fáil candidate in the next general election in what w(...)