The university where tragic Karen Buckley began her nursing studies is remembering a popular graduate whose “main aim in life was to help people”.

The university where tragic Karen Buckley began her nursing studies is remembering a popular graduate whose “main aim in life was to help people”.A c(...)

Denyse O’Brien, friend of Karen Buckley, says “there is something very sad about coming from a loving farm and ending up on a farm, I just find that very upsetting for the family”.

Friends of Karen Buckley’s family today spoke about news of the death of the young woman. Principal of St Mary’s Secondary School in Mallow, Co Cork, (...)

A man who bit 40 per cent of a student’s ear off in an unprovoked attack at a fast food outlet, has avoided going to jail Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

A man who bit 40 per cent of a student’s ear off in an unprovoked attack at a fast food outlet, has avoided going to jail.David Fitzgerald, (25) Lynwo(...)

Judge Sarah Berkeley ordered a prison report and a psychological assessment for Michael O’Brien and adjourned sentence until June 6th. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland.

A convicted paedophile will be sentenced later for sexually assaulting a one-year-old baby who had been left in his care while her parents went out(...)

Karen Buckley (24), went missing in Glasgow after visiting a nightclub with friends on Saturday night. 0:52

Karen Buckley (24), is a graduate of University of Limerick where she studied general nursing. She graduated in January 2014 before taking time out to(...)

Joint Garda/social welfare checkpoint on Mallow to Cork road. Twenty members of the force joined the national unit earlier this year and are able to use their powers of arrest. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

It’s shortly after 9am and the benefit fraud team spots two builders working on the roof of a house in a suburban housing estate. “I’ve a funny feelin(...)

Newly elected Bishop of Waterford Alphonsus Cullinan giving his address at the episcopal ordination ceremony at Waterford cathedral yesterday. Photograph: John Power

The new bishop of Waterford and Lismore wants to reach out to Catholics who have “turned away” from the practice of the faith and said there were ma(...)

David Cassidy scored twice as Bray routed Limerick 4-0. Photograph: Inpho

Bray Wanderers 4 Limerick 0Caretaker manager Maciej Tarnogrodzki orchestrated a second successive win for Bray as they stunned Limerick with four seco(...)

Fr Tony Flannery: will host the Catholic Church reform event. He has been forbidden by the Vatican to exercise his ministry as a priest following articles he wrote for the Redemptorists’ Reality magazine. Photograph: Alan Betson

A major international conference of Catholic Church reform movements will take place in Limerick next week. The International Network of Church Refor(...)

 Pádraig Fay and his cousin Mia O’Neill, who has Cystic Fibrosis, at the launch of Cystic Fibrosis Ireland’s 65 Roses National Awareness Week from April 20th-26th. Photograph: Alan Betson

The number of inpatient beds for cystic fibrosis patients needs to almost triple in the coming years, Cystic Fibrosis Ireland has said. Currently the(...)