The funeral of Larry and Martina Hayes leaves  the Church of St Peter & Pauls, Athlone for the cemetary. Photograph: Collins

The murderous ideology of Islamic State visited Athlone in a visceral way, the mourners at the funerals of Larry (Lonnie) and Martina Hayes, who died(...)

In last week’s Magazine Catherine Cleary gave us her list of the best burger and barbecue joints in the country, leaving us all salivating. Some of(...)

  Newcastle Woods, Co. Longford   Map: Ordnance Survey. Discovery Series Sheet 41. Down(...)

The Village of Kilmallock, Co Limerick – a photo-realist painting by Mark Kelly, with a €1,000-€2,000 estimate, failed to sell

Paintings deemed “surplus to requirements” from the corporate art collection of Ireland’s State-owned electricity company, the ESB went under the hamm(...)

Detail from Martin Gale’s  painting, ‘Inside Turlough Hill 2014’, one of a series of works commissioned by the ESB

There’s a curve in the road as you drive towards Dublin from Ballymore Eustace, the Co Kildare village where Martin Gale, one of Ireland’s leading (...)

The granny as she made her farewell journey through the streets of Limerick. Photograph: Alan Place/FusionShooters 1:24

It seems the Irish hospitality proved too much for one 85-year-old visiting grandmother, whose Sunday lie-in left thousands waiting in anticipation in(...)

The picturesque towns of Killaloe and Ballina lie on either side of the River Shannon, which divides the counties of Clare and Tipperary. The birth(...)

Mark Casey, who went missing in Limerick on March 7th. Photograph: Ciara Wilkinson

The body of missing student Mark Casey has been recovered in Limerick. Mr Casey (19) was one of two students who went missing within 24 hours of ea(...)

MEP Pat the Cope Gallagher who will contest the Midlands North West constituency  for Fianna Fáil. Photograph: The Irish Times

Harry McGee Political Correspondent Bar the late entry into the field of an independent candidate with a national profile (and it w(...)

Eli Brace  of  Limerick City Fire Rescue: “It is part of our training. In here, rescues are not a big deal”. Photograph: Sean Curtin Photo.

A firefighter who jumped from a bridge into the river Shannon to save a woman from drowning has praised others involved in the(...)