Paul Howard with the Ross O’Carroll-Kelly statue in Dublin city centre. Photograph Nick Bradshaw

1. Where Ross Doesn’t Drink Heineken (1998) It all started in the autumn of 1997. I was in the Sunday Tribune newsroom one Friday evening talking to (...)

Conor McGregor is estimated to have made up to $100 million as a consequence of the Mayweather bout. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Watching the “Money Fight” of the millennium from the gym where Conor McGregor first laced up a pair of boxing gloves, Phil Sutcliffe Snr could pick o(...)

Michael Cash (25), of Ashlawn Park, Ballybrack, Dublin,  was sentenced to 10 years in jail, with two years suspended, for what a judge described as a savage and brutal beating of an 89-year-old woman, Eva Sutton of Bray, Co Wicklow.  Photograph: The Evening Hearld

A man with 96 previous convictions was sentenced to 10 years in jail, with two years suspended, for what a judge described as a savage and brutal beat(...)

The white corn snake discovered in a tree in Dublin on Friday. Photograph: Bairbre O’Malley Veterinary Hospital

Vets in Co Wicklow have appealed for information on the owners of a white corn snake which was found up a tree in Ballybrack, south Dublin. After it(...)

Hazel Waters, who was sentenced on Thursday. Photograph: Pádraig O’Reilly

A woman who suffered from a personality disorder and stabbed her toddler son to death in Co Dublin has been sentenced to five years in prison. Hazel (...)

Undated photograph of Muhammad Hassan Khan

A woman, who was suffering from a personality disorder, described her two-year-old son as a “fake child” on the day she killed him by stabbing a pair (...)

Hazel Waters photographed in 2014.  Photograph: Padraig O’Reilly

Dublin woman Hazel Waters has pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of her two-year-old son. Ms Waters (46) of Ridge Hall, Ballybrack was charged with m(...)

Ms Justice Mella Carroll said a Dublin school board had used two Traveller boys ‘as pawns’. Photograph: Pat Langan

The board of management of a primary school in Loughlinstown, Co Dublin, refused to take two young Traveller boys unless they had a class of their ow(...)

The Boora Pyramid at Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co Offaly.
Family walks for Christmas
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  • December 21, 2016, 13:00

Often, I am asked my favourite season for exploring the countryside. Most expect it will be spring or autumn, but actually it’s Christmastime that doe(...)

Three-judge Special Criminal Court remanded men on continuing bail until January 23rd, when they will be sentenced

Two Dublin men have pleaded guilty at the Special Criminal Court to possession of a firearm and ammunition. Conor Hughes (38) and Darren Fox (26) wer(...)