Dave Mahon pictured arriving at Dublin Central Criminal Court with his wife, Audrey. Photograph: : Collins Courts

Dean Fitzpatrick sent a message to his stepfather, David Mahon, asking ‘who you saying you going to stab?’ days before Mr Mahon is alleged to have mur(...)

David Mahon, of Ongar Village, Clonsilla who has pleaded not guilty  to the  murder of   Dean Fitzpatrick on May 26th, 2013 at Northern Cross on Dublin’s Malahide Road. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

A 46-year-old Dublin man has gone on trial, charged with murdering his stepson by ‘gutting’ him, after the deceased had interfered with his bicycle to(...)

Waterside cottages, lakeside lodges and enchanting bubble domes  make Finn Lough a wonderland.

LAKESIDE SANCTUARIES Finn Lough, Co Fermanagh: Waterside cottages, lakeside lodges and enchanting bubble domes (below) make Finn Lough a wonderland(...)

An 18th-century court document, proving Elvis Presley’s Irish ties, shows that his ancestor fled Leinster’s mean streets “in great dread” for a quiete(...)

Last month, five young men died by suicide in Newbridge, Co Kildare. File photograph: Getty Images

A priest speaking out about the tragedy of seven suicides in three weeks in Co Laois has said the clergy are becoming “sacramental firemen” going from(...)

Catherine Flaherty of the RSA speaking at an event in Presentation College Athenry. Last year the RSA brought its interactive roadshow to more than 20,000 pupils around the country. Photograph:  Mike Shaughnessy
The survival rules of the road
  • Health
  • April 20, 2016, 01:00

A team of 10 road safety officers are on the road five days a week, spreading the safety message in schools and colleges all over Ireland. The prima(...)

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan. The 10 largest insurers wrote to him late last year calling for urgent action following the collapse of Setanta Insurance.

Motor insurers are growing increasingly concerned at the lack of Government action to tackle pressure on premiums due to the €90 million collapse of (...)

The High Court has previously heard doctors for Patrick McCarthy believe removing an  implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) fitted in his heart  would pose a greater risk to him than leaving it in place. File photograph: Getty Images

A man who alleges he has been left with a defective defibrillator in his heart has opposed any conditions being attached to discovery of documents for(...)

Destruction from a powerful 7.8-magnitude quake in Manta, Ecuador. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The death toll from Ecuador’s biggest earthquake in decades rose to 350 on Monday as traumatised survivors rested amid the rubble of their homes and r(...)

The Northern Ireland Assembly election will take place on Thursday, May 5th. Each of the 18 constituencies – including Upper Bann – will elect six Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs).

Sinn Féin is putting a huge effort into getting two MLAs elected in Upper Bann . Former SDLP deputy leader Dolores Kelly is facing a tough battle t(...)