Alan Markham: in action for Clare in his playing days.

A 19-year-old Ennis man was yesterday jailed for two years for robbing former Clare hurler Alan Markham of €75.In Christmas 2013, the Munster senior t(...)

An 18-year old Ennis youth who struck former Clare hurler Alan Markham with a beer glass in an unprovoked attack walked free from court yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

An 18-year-old Ennis youth who struck former Clare hurler, Alan Markham with a beer glass in an unprovoked attack yesterday walked free from court.In (...)

A section of a 2km line of sandbags along the Shannon river at St Mary’s Park, Limerick. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

More funds will be needed to help repair damage to public infrastructure after one of the worst storms to hit the country in decades wreaked havoc (...)

Pedestrians battle the wind and rain on Patrick’s Bridge in Cork during Wednesday’s storm. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

The political response to the prolonged bout of severe weather which has included eight storms since Christmas has had local, national and EU d(...)

 Charlotte Kelleher stands by her damaged car in Tralee, Co Kerry,   after powerful winds blew off part of  the  roof of  the Brandon Hotel  into a car  park. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus 1:03

A meeting of the Government group that co-ordinates emergency responses to extreme weathe(...)

 Brian Kenny of the Department of the Environment Community and Local Government and Seán Hogan, chairman of the National Emergency Co-ordination Group, briefing media on the adverse weather conditions. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Concerns about the potential for widespread river flooding will be flagged to the Government today by the National Emergency Co-ordination Group, whic(...)

Undated handout photograph  issued by the Defence Forces  of flooding along the River Shannon near   Athlone, Co Westmeath. Photograph: Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

The focus of flooding concern has turned to the country’s major rivers, especially those on the south, south-west and west, not least the Shannon.The (...)

Fianna Fáil social protection spokesman Willie O’Dea: ‘the group should have been much more visible in the past month.’ Photographer: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

The Government has defended the decision of the National Emergency Coordination Group not to hold until yesterday its first plenary meeting in respons(...)

Seán Hogan joined The Irish Times in the early 1970s and had “a productive life and a full life”, Fr Jack Meade said in his homily.

CONOR KANE The former letters editor of The Irish Times, Seán Hogan, was buried yesterday in his native Cashel. His brother, Frank Hogan, told mourner(...)