Simone Flanagan, with her mother Trish, at Clonmel court. Photograph: Mary Browne

A girl who was sexually assaulted by her fatherhad her “childhood taken from her” by a person she should have been able to trust, a judge has said. T(...)

‘The Quay Worker’s Home’ by Jack B Yeats, first shown in public in 1927, is estimated at €60,000-€80,000

Anyone attending the election count at the RDS in Dublin today and in need of a break from proceedings could pop next door (via the Anglesea Road entr(...)

Mr Justice Seamus Noonan said there was “no merit” to Mr Ryan’s application seeking to set aside another High Court judge’s order granting Revenue judgment against him for €1.6 million

An Irish businessman, whose firm is behind plans to build a €1 billion skyscraper in London, has failed in a High Court bid to have a €1.6 million tax(...)

Fifty years ago this weekend, the Catholic bishop of Clonfert, Dr Thomas Ryan, became remarkably agitated about an item on RTÉ’s Late Late Show that f(...)

Thomas Ryan (61) suffered brain injuries and died 18 months after the attack.

A man has been jailed for eight years for a “savage and vicious” assault on a man who suffered serious brain injuries and died 18 months later. Patri(...)

Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

A garda who was awarded a Scott medal for bravery in disarming a gunman has been awarded €50,000 damages in a High Court Garda Compensation hearing. M(...)

Castlehaven players celebrate after defeating Nemo Ranger in the 2013 Cork county senior club football championship final. The sides face each other again in this year’s final. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday Wexford SFC final St Martin’s v St James’s, Innovate Wexford Park, 4.0 – Two interesting stories: Martin’s going for a senior double after t(...)

Wexford’s manager Liam Dunne can only look on as his side are overwhelmed by Limerick in the All-Ireland SHC Quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Sometimes you live and learn but most of the time you suffer the same cruel demise over and over. Wexford were, momentarily, back among the elite but (...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling celebrates scoring a goal during the All-Ireland SHC quarter-final victory over Wexford at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Limerick 4-26 Wexford 1-11There are limits. Wexford ran into a brick wall this afternoon in Thurles as their adventures of the past month caught up ev(...)

Tipperary’s Patrick Maher, John O’Dwyer, Seamus Callanan and Niall O’Meara crowd out Seamus Hickey at Semple Stadium. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary 2-16 Limerick 2-18 Munster champions Limerick registered a first win over Tipperary in Semple Stadium for 41 years this afternoon. Be(...)