Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured during search off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

An inquest has heard how a couple was swept into the sea by a freak wave while fishing off rocks in west Cork and the young man’s father died when try(...)

At the launch of National Women’s Council of Ireland’s  pre-budget submission were (from left): Alice-Mary Higgins, policy and campaigns officer, NWCI; Linda Brennan, parent and women’s champion at Symantec; Aileen Morrissey of Mandate,  and Orla O’Connor, director, NWCI. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Increasing the take-home pay of low-paid workers – the majority of whom are women – must be a priority in the forthcoming budget, according to the Nat(...)

Barry Davis Ryan (20) was swept out to sea off the west Cork coast after attempting to save his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor. Photograph: Provision

West Cork drowning victim Barry Davis-Ryan proved the depth of his love for his girlfriend, Niamh O’Connor, by heroically trying to rescue her when sh(...)

Search and recovery operation in Baltimore, West Cork for the body of missing Barry Davis Ryan. Photograph: Emma Jervis

More than 100 divers joined the sea search for missing student Barry Davis Ryan in Baltimore, Co Cork on Thursday. Experienced divers from across Ire(...)

Barry Davis Ryan (20) was swept out to sea off the west Cork coast after attempting to save his girlfriend Niamh O’Connor. Photograph: Provision

Divers planning to resume searches for missing student Barry Davis Ryan off the west Cork coast have appealed for experienced divers to come and assis(...)

Irish Coastguard and the RNLI pictured off the Beacon in Baltimore, Co Cork. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

The search for a young man missing in a tragedy in west Cork which claimed the lives of his father and girlfriend was yesterday confined to the shorel(...)

Niamh O’Connor (20), who was drowned off Baltimore, Co Cork, and who will be buried in Kilcully in Cork on Saturday.

Hundreds are expected to attend the funerals on Saturday and Sunday of victims of the drowning tragedy near Baltimore in west Cork earlier this week. (...)

Barry Davis Ryan (20) is still missing after he was swept out to sea in Baltimore, west Cork, on Tuesday. Photograph: Provision

The family of a young man missing following a drowning tragedy which claimed the lives of his father and girlfriend in West Cork have visited the scen(...)

Barry Ryan Snr and Niamh O’Connor, who drowned off the Cork coast, and Barry Davis Ryan, who is still missing.

Barry Ryan (51), who drowned off the coast of Baltimore in Co Cork, and his son Barry Davis Ryan (20), who is still missing at sea, are the son and gr(...)

Darkmouth concerns Finn, a 12-year-old desperate to defend his town from attack by monsters named Legends.

It has been confirmed that Alcon Entertainment, producer of such hit movies as The Blind Side and Prisoners, has acquired the film rights to Shane Heg(...)