Diarmuid Twomey, who went missing before Christmas. Photograph: Garda Press Office

The funeral will take place on Tuesday of a 31-year-old father of two whose body was found in a slurry pit on a farm in Co Cork just over a month afte(...)

The 69-year-old man became detached from his walking group as they were traversing an area of wilderness south of the N59 Clifden Road between Oughterard and Maam Cross known as Logganaffrin. Photograph: Fergal Shanahan.

A hillwalker who became separated from his group while out walking on Sunday was found safe and well on Monday morning. Galway Mountain Rescue team (...)

Newlands Cross was closed for a period of time following a fatal road incident.

A man aged in his 20s has died after he was hit by a car on the Naas road near Newlands Cross on Sunday morning. In a seperate incident, a woman (61)(...)

The ship in the centre is similar to how the Sea Horse  would have looked. Photograph: Lancashire Infantry Museum

The sinking 200 years ago of the Sea Horse off the coast of Co Waterford, in which 363 men, women and children perished, will be commemorated on Satur(...)

Diarmuid Twomey. Photograph: Garda Press Office

A postmortem has confirmed a body found in a slurry pit at a farm in Co Cork is that of a father of two who disappeared just before Christmas. Diarmu(...)

Medals belonging to  Bridget Connolly, who served in the 1916 Rising and War of Independence, which sold at auction for $7,250 in New York on Thursday

Leading items failed to sell at a major auction of Easter Rising memorabilia in New York, including the medals later awarded to Seán T O’Kelly, a for(...)

Sackville Street (now O’Connell Street). Photograph: JT Westropp courtesy of the Royal Irish Academy

There was standing room only in the basement of the National Library of Ireland for the launch of The 1916 Rising Oral History Collection. Not since(...)

In evidence at the High Court the plaintiff’s mother said her son’s childhood had been taken from him. Photograph: The Irish Times

A man who alleges that when a child he was sexually assaulted by a male family friend has sued for damages. In evidence to the High Court, the man ((...)

Businessman Denis O’Brien was among the coffin-bearers, as the remains of PJ Mara, the former government press secretary, were removed to St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times.

A Requiem Mass for Patrick Joseph (PJ) Mara, the former government press secretary and Fianna Fáil strategist, has taken place in Dublin. Former tao(...)

The warning was stark and to the point. “You don’t want to get stuck out here. If you do, you’ll probably die.” “Here” is a dirt track somewhere be(...)