Delta flight DL-73 was travelling from Amsterdam to Atlanta in the US when the crew declared an emergency over Co Leitrim. Photograph: Getty

A passenger jet with almost 400 people on board had to dump thousands of litres of fuel and divert to Shannon Airport after the crew received a cargo (...)

Gavin Brennan opened the scoring for Shamrock Rovers in their SSE Airtricity League Premier Division game against Longford Town in Tallaght. Photo:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Shamrock Rovers 3 Longford Town 2 Max Blanchard was Shamrock Rovers’ unlikely matchwinner with a brace of second-half goals at Tallaght Stadium(...)

Sean O’Connor opened the scoring for Shamrock Rovers in their 2-0 win at Longford Town. Photograph: Inpho

Longford Town 0 Shamrock Rovers 2First half goals from wingers Sean O’Connor and Marty Waters ensured there was no happy homecoming for Longford as a (...)

It was the third time this year that vegetables and flowers forced flights to divert to Shannon after fire alarms went off

A fire alarm activated by vegetables forced the crew of a transatlantic passenger jet to declare an emergency and divert to Shannon Airport. It was th(...)

File image of Ryanair jets lands at Stansted airport. Photograph:  Ian Waldie/Getty Images

A Ryanair jet suffered “significant damage’ while parked at a Portuguese airport but it wasn’t detected until the crew experienced control problems du(...)

A 57-year-old male climber was found dead in the Twelve Bens mountain range at Connemara in Galway on Saturday afternoon.  Photograph: Tony Doherty

A mountain climber and a swimmer died in separate incidents over the weekend. A 57-year-old male climber was found dead in the Twelve Bens mountain ra(...)

Emergency services at Dublin Airport were alerted and mobilised to locations along the runway ahead of the jet’s return this afternoon. File photograph: Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A passenger jet was forced to return to Dublin Airport today after the crew reported a problem with their landing gear soon after take-off.Air France(...)

Aer Lingus flight EI-139 left Dublin at 4.23pm on Sunday with 280 passengers but just over two hours into the journey the pilot had to make a U-turn after “a number of cabin crew members” fell ill. Photograph: Alan Betson

Aer Lingus has said two passengers complained of feeling unwell after one of its flights was forced to return to Dublin on Sunday when cabin crew s(...)

Pat Smullen: hoping ground comes up soft for Fascinating Rock in flat season highlight. Photograph:   Alan Crowhurst/Getty Images

Ahead of an Epsom Derby date with Fascinating Rock next Saturday, Pat Smullen is in Haydock today for six rides which include Garswood, favourite for(...)

An eight-year-old boy who was involved in a quad bike crash near his Co Clare home has died. Ultan Hayes had been riding on the machine w(...)