French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin, German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov walk together during talks on the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images.

Russia has said all issues related to it sending a humanitarian convoy to Ukraine had been resolved but said no progress has been made in talks toward(...)

 Denis Metcalfe, a former flight instructor, was a first officer pilot with Stobart Air, formerly Aer Arann. File photograph.

A Cork pilot killed in an road crash in Co Limerick was a “popular and highly regarded member of staff” at Stobart Air.Denis Metcalfe (25) from Copst(...)

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov (left) and Ukrainian foreign minister Pavlo Klimkin pass by one another while arriving for a group photo with French foreign minister Laurent Fabius and German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier  during talks over the ongoing conflict in eastern Ukraine at Villa Borsig in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

Ukrainian forces have raised their national flag over a police station in the city of Luhansk which was for months under rebel control, Kiev said yest(...)

Two people have been killed in a car crash outside Cork city this morning while a man in his 40s died after being struck by a car in Swords, Co Dublin.

A man has been arrested in connection with a Dublin hit and run incident in which another man died.A male pedestrian in his 40s died shortly after he (...)

A  bus riddled with bullet holes at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Donetsk yesterday. Twelve Ukrainian nationalist fighters, battling a pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine, were killed yesterday and an unknown number taken captive when rebels ambushed their bus, a spokesman for their group said. The separatists opened fire on the bus, which  was taking the men to fight just outside the rebel-held city of Donetsk. Photograph: Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters

Artillery shells hit close to the centre of Ukraine’s separatist-held city of Donetsk for the first time today, killing at least one person, as a lar(...)

The public toilets at the junction of Anglesea Road and Merrion Road, across the road from the RDS, being demolished. Photograph: Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland

A little piece of Dublin history has come to an end with the demolition of a landmark public convenience otherwise known as a public toilet. The facil(...)

Actress Lauren Bacall has died oaged 89 years old. Photograph: by Baron/Getty Images 1:27

Lauren Bacall, the actress whose provocative glamour elevated her to stardom in Hollywood’s golden age and whose lasting mystique put her on a plateau(...)

Protesters climbed up on railings to heckle outside Glasnevin Cemetary during a ceremony attended by President Michael D Higgins and the Duke of Kent earlier this week. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times 2:02

A review is being carried out into security breaches at last week’s first World War commemoration in Glasnevin cemetery which was disrupted by disside(...)

President Michael D Higgins and Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, after unveiling a Cross of Sacrifice at Glasnevin Cemetery on Thursday. Photograph: Alan Betson

President Michael D Higgins will represent Ireland at events on Monday in Belgium to mark the 100th anniversary of the start of the first World War(...)

Cork manager John Caulfield: “Dundalk may be odds-on favourites for the league, but they’re coming to Cork, so we need to see if we can put in a good performance and I am hoping we will.” Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

After their deflation at Dalymount Park last Friday, Cork City manager John Caulfield wants the home crowd to give his side every possible lift when (...)