Fearghal Beamish (26) from Carrigroe, Clonakilty suffered fatal injuries while working in the yard of Clona Dairy Products at Long Quay in the centre of Clonakilty  on July 14th last.

An inquest into the death of a young man killed in an industrial accident in West Cork has been adjourned to allow the Health and Safety Authority com(...)

“We have become utterly complacent about using machinery – nobody cares and it’s appalling,” said Judge Donagh McDonagh

The operators of machinery such as cherry pickers have become complacent, warned a judge on Thursday as he fined University College Cork €80,000 for b(...)

Man was medi-vacked from Youghal industrial estate and the Irish Coastguard Sikorski helicopter airlifted him to Cork University Hospital. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A 21-year-old man from Co Waterford has died in hospital after being injured in an explosion in an industrial estate in Youghal in east Cork on Wednes(...)

A man in his 20s is in a critical condition in hospital after being injured in an explosion in an industrial estate in Youghal in east Cork on Wednesd(...)

Gardaí sealed off the scene for techincal examination. Photograph: Bryan O’Briem/The Irish Times/Files

Tributes have been paid to a Galway man who died in an accident on his farm on Wednesday. The man has been named locally as Michael McGrath (59), a ta(...)

Rear view: Minister for Transport Paschal Donohoe with RSA chief Moyagh Murdock at Dublin Port in June to lobby cyclists and HGV driverrs over “Blind Spot” on trucks. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has criticised some district court judges for imposing “unduly lenient” penalties on bus and truck companies and drive(...)

Gardaí and the Health and Safety Authority have begun separate investigations following the death of a teenager in a workplace incident in Co Cork thi(...)

Colm Devitt has died after apparently falling into a lake while walking in Co Clare.

A man has died following an apparent drowning in Clare, the third tragedy in the county in as many days. The man, named locally as Colm Devitt (41), i(...)

On the way: names of drivers disqualified by the courts will be published on an online central database. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Thousands of motorists disqualified from driving will escape being named and shamed because of the State’s concern around invading their privacy. The (...)

The jury at Cork City Coroner’s Court heard how Fionn Dawson was killed instantly when a marble fireplace at the Dawson family home at  Glanmire

A jury has recommended a change in Irish building regulations to ensure stone fireplaces are securely fixed to walls after hearing how a five-year-old(...)