Frank O’Toole was remanded on continuing bail for trial on corruption charges in November. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters

A former Wicklow county and town council official who is facing charges of corruption will be tried in November. Frank O’Toole (63), with an address (...)

 Entrance hall of Russborough House. The foundation reports that it made just €187,678 on admissions to the house and maze last year

Losses at Russborough House last year came to almost €395,000, according to figures just filed by the Alfred Beit Foundation at Companies House. The (...)

Mr Justice Kevin Cross approved a settlement of €3.75 million against the owner of land bordering the road where the accident happened, plus a further settlement of €600,000 against Wicklow County Council.

A student left brain damaged and blind in one eye after a tree fell on his car as he drove home from college, trapping him inside, has settled his Hig(...)

A three day swimming prohibition was put in place by Wicklow County Council at Brittas Bay south, today after water quality results were received. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Swimming bans have been introduced at one of the east coast’s most popular beaches today and extended on six north Dublin beaches. A three day swimmin(...)

A picture of firefighters Mark O’Shaugnessy (left) and Brian Murray at the scene where they died in a fire at a disused building in Bray, Co Wicklow. Photograph: Niall Carson

The three people in charge of Co Wicklow’s fire service declined to answer more than 1,300 questions when interviewed by Garda detectives investiga(...)

Hazel O’Brien, partner of Bray fire fighter Mark O’Shaughnessy, with (right in sunglasses) Mary Murray, widow of fire fighter Brian Murray and friends and supporters. Photograph: Peter Murtagh

Strong criticism of Wicklow County Council was voiced tonight by the jury in the inquest into the 2007 deaths of two Bray fire fighters, Brian Murr(...)

Firefighters at the scene of the blaze in 2007 in which two firefighters died

A tin can at the centre of assertions as to the development of a fire in which two Bray, Co Wicklow, firefighters died in 2007 was moved several times(...)

People line the street to pay their respect at the funeral of fire-fighter Mark O’Shaughnessy at Bray, Co Wicklow in 2007. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Lawyers for Wicklow County Council are seeking copies of any recordings of telephone conversations made by gardaí or health and safety inspectors c(...)

Two Wicklow County Council members are suing county manager Eddie Sheehy (above) for defamation arising from a row over the acquisition of a three-acre housing site near Charlesland, Greystones, for €3 million in 2011. Photograph: Frank Miller

A press release issued by Wicklow County Council was personally written by county manager Eddie Sheehy and designed to (...)

Firefighters Mark O’Shaugnessy (left) and Brian Murray at the scene where they died in a fire at a disused building in Bray, Co Wicklow, in September 2007. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

There was an intervention at the Bray fire fighters inquest today by the garda who was in charge of the investigation. Detective Garda Maurice Hick(...)