Garda whistleblower Keith Harrison and Marissa Simms arrive at  the Charleton Tribunal in Dublin Castle. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The partner of a Garda whistleblower accepts there is no basis for believing gardaí­ manipulated Tusla into investigating her family and children, the(...)

Tourism is still a massive resource for Donegal, with unspoilt beaches, Mount Errigal (above), Glenveagh National Park, Tory Island  and the marketing success of the Wild Atlantic Way. Photograph:  Getty Images

While the 2016 Census results saw most counties experience some level of population growth over the last five years, three counties experienced a decl(...)

Pierse McBride, of Middletown, Derrybeg, Co Donegal, took an action on behalf of his family over the death of his father in 2007. Photograph: Collins Courts

A family has secured a €147,000 settlement over their father’s death hours after his daughter’s wedding as a result of falling into an excavated hole (...)

Bus Feda driver Donal Sweeney at IT Sligo on the company’s Donegal/Galway route. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Brian O’Donnell, who runs the Donegal-based private bus company, Bus Feda, will not entertain charges that he has cherry-picked a lucrative bus route(...)

Bernard Heaney, a lifelong resident of Inisturk fishing in the bay

“Good morning, Clifden, this is Island Discovery, en route to Inishbofin with six passengers and five crew,” says the man at the wheel, Dermot Concann(...)

Clannad with Pádraig Duggan (centre). Others from left: Moya Brennan, Pol Brennan, Ciaran Brennan and Noel Duggan. Photograph: Sinead O’Doherty

Pádraig Duggan, who has died after a long battle with ill- health, was one of a generation of musicians who set new frontiers for Irish traditional so(...)

Clannad, pictured in 2011. Left to right: Moya Brennan, Pól Brennan, Pádraig Duggan, Ciarán Brennan, Noel Duggan.

Pádraig Duggan, a founding member of the longstanding Celtic music group Clannad, has died aged 67 in Dublin. Clannad, formed in 1970 through regula(...)

Handout photo issued by Alec and Jo Bates of the scene in Nice, France, the day after the terror attack which claimed the lives of at least 84 people. Photograph: Alec and Jo Bates/PA Wire

Irish people with plans to travel to France in the weeks ahead have expressed concern about their safety although most of those with bookings who made(...)

New Innovator: SynerChi

“Rethink your soft drink” is the message behind SynerChi, a tea-based drink being produced at Ireland’s first ‘kombrewery’ in Gweedore, Co Donegal by (...)

Sophia Kavanagh from the Dominican College, Wicklow, shows Vera Webster what her moblie phone can do for her.

How many volunteers does it take for your child to have a local sports club? One to coach a team, another to organise matches, somebody to mark the pi(...)