Shannon Gallagher (right) was aged 15 when she died on December 12th, 2012, just weeks after her younger sister Erin (13) (left) also took her own life.

A young girl wrapped her Christmas presents and wrote a note to her mother just a short time before being found dead by suicide at a foster home in Co(...)

 President  Michael D Higgins is escorted by Labour MP Kate Doust into Parliament House in Perth, Western Australia, Australia today. Photograph: Richard Wainwright/EPA

President Michael D Higgins urged Australians to engage in “fair and even” debate on their same-sex marriage vote, noting Ireland “gained enormously” (...)

Live nymph and adult cockroaches were found along with cockroach egg casings and cockroach excrement

A Spar shop on Upper Baggot Street was closed due to a “significant rodent infestation” and a restaurant in Blackrock closed because of a cockroach in(...)

The Border doesn’t need a solution because it is already solved. Photograph: Getty Images

I crossed the oxymoron six times this week and about 10 times last week. It wouldn’t have entered my mind that I was crossing anything, and in the bad(...)

The dramatic fall-off in the value of Sterling relative to the Euro has triggered a tsunami of imported second-hand cars from the UK

In its pre-budget submission, the Society of the Irish Motor Industry provided a list, showing how the 10 per cent overall decline in new car sales th(...)

Forty per cent of respondents to a recent survey said they now feel pressure to take “more adventurous” holidays

Are you more interested in showing off or switching off on holidays? In a recent travel trends survey, almost half of the respondents (47 per cent) sa(...)

The office of Independent TD Thomas Pringle in Killybegs, Co Donegal. Photograph: Thomas Pringle/Facebook

Killybegs in Co Donegal has been hit by flooding after heavy overnight rain and high tides. A number of premises including local Independent TD Thom(...)

Danielle McLaughlin: found in a field close to the tourist resort of Canacona in Goa in March

The family of Donegal woman Danielle McLaughlin are hopeful the trial of the man charged with her killing will be fast-tracked. The family have rece(...)

Ryan McVeigh appeared at Letterkenny District Court on Wednesday.

A man who led gardaí on a 22km chase across Donegal reaching speeds of up to 160km/h has been jailed for four months. Ryan McVeigh appeared at Letter(...)

The ‘Hospitality Hero’ award went to  James and Beryl Kearney and Gary O’Hanlon of Viewmount House in Longford.

Following on from the Michelin awards on Monday, the great and good of Ireland’s food and drink world gathered in Dublin on Tuesday morning for Georgi(...)