Regular sunbed use by under-35s increases the risk of skin cancer by 75 per cent. Photograph: iStock

More Dublin teenagers are using sunbeds despite the statutory ban on their use among under-18s introduced in 2014, according to new research. A surve(...)

Gardaí stopped a car in Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, because of a report that it had driven away from a filling station in Sligo without paying for petrol.

A man has been convicted of possessing explosives in Co Leitrim days before Prince Charles’s 2015 visit to Ireland . In May 2015 during a four-day vi(...)

Mourners were told the father and son were found locked arm in arm in the flat on Market Street, Sligo after the fire.

A Sligo man who died with his son in a fire last weekend, saved the lives of four other people in the apartment block, mourners heard on Wednesday . (...)

The scene of the fire on Market Street, Sligo. Two men were taken to Sligo University Hospital, where they were pronounced dead.

A father and son have died following a fire in the centre of Sligo town. The fire, which broke out in a three-storey property on Market Street, was f(...)

Main Street, Boyle, Co Roscommon. The town has struggled with the closure of businesses over the years.  File photograph: Google Street View

An Italian solution could soon help to solve a rural Irish problem – a Co Roscommon town left without a hotel for six years. Residents of Boyle are b(...)

A monument to the memory of Thomas “Freddy” McHugh is unveiled in  Mullaghmore, Co Sligo. Photograph:  Brian Farrell

Freddy McHugh lived at the gates of Classiebawn Castle on the Mullaghmore peninsula in Co Sligo until he died some time in the 1960s. Locals say no p(...)

 Milliner Wendy Knight with fashion and  marketing expert Eddie Shanahan:  “I just can’t get reliable broadband so I have given up and I now use a Vodafone dongle,” says Shanahan. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Longford-based milliner Wendy Knight has problems getting paid if her broadband signal is too weak. “I use a phone app for credit card payments and s(...)

 Syrian refugees and members of the Pakistani community in Ballaghaderreen take part in a 10-a-side soccer match at the local community playground on Saturday. Above is Sajjad Hussain, the Pakastani barber in Ballaghaderreen who organised the game, on the attack. Photograph: Brian Farrell

As another 40 Syrians arrived at the former Abbeyfield hotel in Ballaghaderreen around lunchtime last Friday, local Pakistani-born barber Sajjad Hussa(...)

Carrick-on-Shannon in Co Leitrim, where the body of a man and a woman have been recovered from the River Shannon. Photograph: Google Maps

Gardaí are treating the deaths of a man and a woman who were taken from the river Shannon in Co Leitrim on Friday afternoon as a tragic accident. The(...)

Rural fracking. Cllr Declan Bree said the ban had been welcomed by the Sligo community “who fully recognise the dangers fracking poses to water quality, to human safety and to the general environment”. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Sligo county councillors have unanimously voted – for a second time – to have a ban on fracking included in the county’s new development plan. The (...)