Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones)  poses with a five-tiered cake in celebration of her 100th birthday, May 1st, 1930. Photograph:  FPG/Getty Images

The naming of Cork born Mother Jones beside Ernesto Ché Guevara, Mahatma Gandhi and Leon Trotsky among the world’s greatest revolutionaries is testame(...)

Origin has reached agreement to acquire the Romanian agri-service firms Redoxim and Comfert for a combined €54.4 million

The Irish-listed agri-services group Origin Enterprises has announced the disposal of its 32 per cent stake in Valeo Foods to CapVest Partners in an €(...)

Edmund and Karen O’Mahony, parents of Eoin O’Mahony, leaving the Four Courts last November. Photograph: Collins

A man who has locked-in syndrome after an operation at Cork University Hospital is to receive a lump sum payment of some € 10m for future care needs i(...)

The Birmingham Six after their release in London in 1991, with Chris Mullin  (centre, with scarf) outside the Old Bailey. File photograph: Joe St Leger/The Irish Times

Former British Labour Party MP and author Chris Mullin will speak about the lessons that can be learned from the case of the Birmingham Six at a summe(...)

 Leroy Harris (21) of Mariner’s Port, Dublin is charged with unlawful possession of cannabis. Photograph: Courts Collins

A young Dublin actor facing trial for possessing almost €2,500 worth of cannabis has been given three weeks to decide how he will plead. Leroy Harris (...)

Voters have rejected the opportunity to reduce the minimum age for candidates from 35 to 21 years of age. 2:14

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has said the presidential age referendum got “sidelined” because attention was focused on the same-sex marriage poll. The (...)

Leroy Harris (21), of Mariner’s Port, Dublin, appeared at Dublin District Court charged with unlawful possession of cannabis herb. Photograph: Courts Collins.

An actor who appeared in TV series Love/Hate is facing trial for possessing almost €2,500 worth of cannabis.Leroy Harris (21), who has an address at M(...)

A man accused of murdering a 59-year-old homeless today told a court that he never intended for the man to die when he put him in a refuse chute in hi(...)

David O’Loughlin, with an address at Garden City Apartments, North Main Street Cork, denies the murder of Liam Manley at Garden City Apartments on May 12th, 2013. Photograph: Frank Miller /The Irish Times

A 22-year-old man has told a murder trial how another man accused of murdering a homeless man told him that “the man was down the drain” after he drag(...)

 Seán Gillane SC: said the jury would hear medical evidence that Liam  Manley died from mechanical asphyxia as he was trapped in the chute. Photograph by Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A maintenance man has told a murder trial of his shock when a man’s body came down a refuse chute he was trying to unblock in an apartment complex in (...)