Medtronic Ireland Limited: denies   negligence and breach of duty

The High Court has been told doctors for a man who is suing the manufacturers of an allegedly faulty heart defibrillator believe removing the device n(...)

Jolanta Lubiene (27) and her daughter Erika (8). Photograph: MacMonagle, Killarney

A 28-year-old Lithuanian man charged with murdering a mother and her young daughter repeatedly denied killing them in interviews with gardaí after his(...)

“Céline vented his anger at the propaganda war machine in France that placed on a pedestal something he knew to be nothing other than the mindless butchery of soldiers whose lives were sacrificed to further their political leaders’ ambitions.”

As we begin the process of marking the centenary of the outbreak of the first World War – or the Great War, as it is often called – I wonder how many (...)

Niamh O’Brien, daughter of Joe O’Brien, after the verdict. Photograph: Mary Browne

A man who killed a 60-year-old grandfather by subjecting him to a “vicious and sustained” beating after an argument broke out in an apartment has been(...)

Seven-year-old  Patrick McCarthy, who was killed on Saturday after being thrown from a horse in the Spring Lane halting site, Blackpool, Cork. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The family of a seven-year-old boy who died after he was thrown from a horse have spoken of the loss of their “little angel”, whose greatest joy in li(...)