Note: this is a file photograph of a terrier dog, it is not the dog which was abandoned.

A judge has described as “appalling” a student who left her dog to starve – while she went to live with her mother.Natalie McGranaghan appeared at Let(...)

Judge Paul Kelly said: “This is an appalling situation that a man going about his business is approached by somebody and then attacked no matter what your client’s mistaken beliefs were”

A Co Donegal homeowner assaulted a man after he thought he was spying on his children in his back garden.Edward McGahern (39) attacked the man who had(...)

Glenn Murray celebrates after scoring the first goal for Crystal Palace as Manchester City’s Joe Hart appeals for offside recently. Photograph: Reuters / Suzanne Plunkett

We are approaching, as Alex Ferguson once charmingly described it, the nerve wracking “squeaky bum time” of the English football season. Half the Iris(...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says he wants to see schools spending more time on exercise and sport as part of a review of “Well-Being” programmes in education.

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar says he wants to see schools spending more time on exercise and sport as part of a review of “Well-Being” programmes (...)

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 (...)