One of the shops in the migrant camp known as the new Jungle in Calais, France. Photograph: PA

The situation in Calais, with thousands of people attempting to enter Britain through the Channel Tunnel, is the latest manifestation of the migration(...)

Emily Casey (18), from Dalkey, Co Dublin pictured leaving court  after the High Court approved €4.75m payment to her following a High Court action. Photographs: Collins Courts

A teenage girl left paralysed after undergoing surgery on her spine at a Dublin hospital six years ago has received an apology in the High Court. The(...)

Thomas O’Connor: settled his High Court action. PhotographCourts Collins

A profoundly disabled young man who allegedly suffered brain damage during his birth and post-natal treatment at Sligo General Hospital has settled hi(...)

 Liam Dowling (44) of Fitzgibbon Court, Fitzgibbon Street, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to killing a protected animal at Clonliffe College. Photograph: Court Collins

A Dublin man who claimed he couldn’t afford vet bills for his sick dog will avoid a jail term for violently killing the animal in a park full of child(...)

‘Priorities should  turn to engagement with users of the services (the proposed Working Group makes no mention of them) . . .’ Photograph: Getty Images

One of the great advances of the last century is that nearly all of us will live longer and with less disability than recent generations. A part of th(...)

The building has a modern glass façade and high-spec laboratories, canteen and offices dating from 2000

An overseas investor has paid close to the asking price of €9 million for a modern building rented on a long-term lease by Trinity Biotech Manufacturi(...)

Detail from Light Touch by Michael Coleman

Little Yellow Cardigan – Michael Coleman Cross Gallery, Dublin ***** Some artists arrive at a medium, a style, a method, and achieve a(...)

Convent of St Teresa in Avila, Spain.

He was, he told us, the youngest guide in Toledo. There were about 60, he said. He, at 28, is the youngest. So proud he told us twice. A happy young m(...)

At the High Court, Mr Justice Kevin Cross  approved the latest payment to Adam Aylward. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A young boy with a form of cerebral palsy, who previously received a €2.2 million payment under a settlement of his High Court action over negligence (...)

Capt Frederick Parslow  perished when his merchant ship, Anglo-Californian, was shelled by a German U-39 submarine off the south coast of Ireland in 1915.

A British sea captain who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery on board his ship off the Irish coast during the first World War has been rem(...)