The Mayo count centre at the  Royal Theatre, Castlebar, where  Lisa Chambers and Dara Calleary, both  Fianna Fáil, arrive  for  the count. Photograph: Michael Mc Laughlin

Lisa Chambers is one of the new breed of rising young Fianna Fáil politicians who have emerged under the leadership of Micheál Martin, of whom she is (...)

Gardaí in Wexford are appealing for witnesses after a female driver was assaulted and robbed on her way to work early on Wednesday morning. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Wexford are appealing for witnesses after a female driver was assaulted and robbed by a man impersonating a garda on Wednesday morning. Th(...)

Clinical director of Wexford General Hospital Dr Colm Quigley said the patients were stable and responding well to treatment. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Wexford General Hospital is treating five confirmed or suspected cases of the strain of influenza responsible for the 2009 swine flu outbreak, it has (...)

The dead man suffered fatal injuries during an incident on a Co Kilkenny farm on Tuesday evening.

A man (60) has died and his son seriously injured following a farm incident in Co Kilkenny on Tuesday. Emergency services were called to the farm in(...)

Dr Omar Hassan Khalafalla Mohamed’s medical registration is suspended. File photograph: Dave Meehan/The Irish Times

Colleagues of a doctor were so concerned he posed a threat to patient safety that he was placed on leave just two months into his placement, a Fitness(...)

Gardaí said a passing motorist found the driver in the crashed car in Wells, Gorey about 11.40pm.

An off-duty garda is understood to have been killed in a single vehicle road collision in Co Wexford on Wednesday night. It is understood the officer(...)

The discovery came two weeks after fisherman Daniel Doherty went missing of Benwee Head. Photograph: Getty Images

An investigation is under way after the discovery of a body off the Co Mayo coast. There has been no positive identification of the remains found near(...)

Monday’s inquest was told that Anthony Fleming who was drunk and driving the other car had “a high level of blood alcohol” at the time of the collision. Photograph: Getty Images

A woman who was 28 weeks pregnant lost her unborn child after a drunk driver crashed into the vehicle in which she was a passenger, an inquest heard o(...)

In total, 10 people aged from teens to early 70s were rescued from the water near the Saltee Islands.

The Marine Casualty Investigation Board (MCIB) is leading inquiries into the death of a 73-year-old man and the rescue of nine people after a pleasure(...)

A 54-year-old single man is in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing incident in Ballina in the early hours of Monday morning

A 54-year-old single man is in critical condition in hospital following a stabbing incident in Ballina in the early hours of Monday morning. The victi(...)