Garda whistleblower John Wilson: “This country has never been in such dire straits. We deserve more from our politicians.”  Photograph: David Sleator

Garda whistleblower John Wilson helped launch a new support group for Independent election candidates in Dublin yesterday, warning that Ireland’s poli(...)

Donal ‘Donie’ O’ Sullivan(33), was last seen on Bronte Road, walking in the direction of Cock ‘n Bull Bar on Ebley Street, in Bondi Junction last Saturday morning.

About 100 people from the Irish community in Australia have rallied together to help search for missing Irishman Donal `Donie’ O’ Sullivan in Sydne(...)

A 27-year-old man suffered serious head injuries and is in a “serious condition” from an assault in Galway this morning.

A 27-year-old man suffered serious head injuries from an assault in Galway this morning. Gardaí are investigating the serious assault that took place (...)

 Still image from Raymond Fogarty’s drone footage of Cork city 3:35

Raymond Fogarty’s new hobby has wowed people across the world with his bird’s eye view of Cork city using his drone. The Cork resident c(...)

OCO and Me

“It is life-changing for a young person when they realise they have the right to be heard and they are genuinely being listened to.“I arrived t(...)

Jillian Boyle: “I used to be a negative and stressed; now I’m far happier. I laugh more and get angry less.” Photograph: Barry Cronin 1:49

Jillian Ennis-O’Boyle from Athboy, Co Meath, was busy running her off-licence when her knee suddenly gave way as she walked around her shop. It(...)

 Anna Hughes, Emily Blagden, Laura Kennington and Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin are the all-female team hoping to set a record in the inaugural Great Pacific Race.

Aoife Ní Mhaoileoin is determined to be part of the first all-female team to complete a gruelling new race in the Pacific Ocea(...)

Minister for Education and Skills Ruairí Quinn speaking to media outside Leinster House yesterday in relation to protests by teachers over the new junior cycle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Teachers protested against the new junior cycle plans yesterday as the Minister for Education defended the programme and reje(...)

A view of Carlisle Pier in Dún Laoghaire. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Dún Laoghaire’s controversial business plan to rejuvenate the town with a mandatory levy charge from ratepayers was voted in by councillors last ni(...)

The male bird, which fledged from a nest on the shores of Lough Derg last summer, was discovered starved to death near Ballinderry, North Tipperary. Photograph: Golden Eagle Trust/PA Wire

Extra steps need to be taken to protect white-tailed eagle chicks following the shooting and killing of one of only two Irish bred birds in exi(...)