A coroner has criticised our “binge” culture after hearing a 19-year-old girl died after ingesting a cocktail of illegal drugs mixed with alcohol. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

A coroner has criticised our “binge” culture after hearing that a 19-year-old girl died after ingesting a cocktail of illegal drugs mixed with alcoho(...)

Marooned: buildings surrounded by flood waters in Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Householders and businesses in the northwest expressed frustration yesterday as rising flood waters threatened homes and forced some commercial outlet(...)