Console founder Paul Kelly was presented with  the Labour Party Irish Society community award for 2015 by MP Liz Kendall.

Irish suicide prevention charity Console has received an award in the House of Commons in London for its work with the so-called “forgotten Irish” in (...)

A Letterkenny District Court judge was asked not to jail a morbidly obese illegal tobacco dealer because of his health problems. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A judge was asked not to jail a morbidly obese illegal tobacco dealer because of his health problems.Sean Barclay (43), who weighs 240 kg (38 stone), (...)

Nassir Amour, appeared before Letterkenny District Court on two charges of drink driving and dangerous driving.

A man found to be four times over the drink driving limit, claimed he had taken a herbal cough mixture just before he was interviewed by gardaí.Nassir(...)

The ring of Kerry takes on a whole new meaning under the skilled hands of jeweller Paul Kelly (who is also a part-time mussel fisherman on the Bear(...)

Details of the grounds for the legal challenge were not given to Letterkenny District Court. Photograph: Reuters

In the first case of its kind before the courts, five Donegal men banned from driving in Northern Ireland have launched a legal case challenging drivi(...)

A judge has warned young drivers are playing high-speed car computer games and then thinking they can out-speed gardaí.

A judge has warned young drivers are playing high-speed car computer games and then thinking they can out-speed gardaí. Judge Paul Kelly was speaking (...)

Fianna Fáil Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill. File Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A case of alleged drink-driving against Donegal Senator Brian Ó Domhnaill has been adjourned.The Fianna Fáil politician, who did not appear in court, (...)

 Republic of Ireland International Stephanie Roche walks past Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi at the Fifa Ballon d’Or awards in Zurich. Photograph: Valeriano Di Domenico / Inpho 1:47

As Stephanie Roche turns her attention to making something like a living from the game she plays so well, Real Madrid star Ronaldo has signalled hi(...)

In the High Court, Mr Justice Robert Haughton said there was a public interest in allowing the case against the receiver concerning the sale of lots in the National Enterprise Park in Portlaoise to proceed. Photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A Nama-appointed receiver’s sale of an industrial estate without requiring the purchaser be bound by a normal agreement providing for the estate’s upk(...)

Panti Bliss - aka Rory O’Neill - with Stephen Fry at the Rehab People of the Year awards. Photograph: Zara Zhuang/The Irish Times

Rory O’Neill - aka Panti Blis - and Garda whistleblowers Maurice McCabe and John Wilson were among the winners of the 2014 People of the Year Awards.O(...)