Eamon Lynch was driving at 165kph when he struck Shane Patton’s car on the main Ballybofey to Letterkenny road near Drumkeen, Co Donegal, in July 2012. Photograph: North West Newspix

A man with nearly 500 previous convictions who was jailed for 18 months after pleading guilty to careless driving causing the death of a teenager trie(...)

Eamon Lynch leaving court after being given an 18-month sentence for causing death by dangerous driving. Photograph: North West Newspix

The heartbroken mother of a teenage Donegal boy killed in a high-speed crash by a man with almost 500 convictions has said that she will never be able(...)

Eamonn Lynch had a total of 473 previous convictions in Northern Ireland, more than 50 of which related to burglary.

A man with 473 previous convictions has been jailed for five months for a series of burglaries in Co Donegal. Eamonn Lynch appeared at Letterkenny D(...)

Kevin Crawford (22), of Burdwood, Buncrana,  appeared at Letterkenny Circuit Court (above) on Thursday charged with assault causing harm to pensioner Patrick “Pa” Deeney (67). File photograph: Google Street View

A young man felt a pensioner’s bottom in a chip-shop and then knocked him unconscious when the elderly man reacted by giving him an elbow. Kevin Craw(...)

 John Higgins made  a 147 break in his second round match  against Sam Craigie at the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

John Higgins scored the eighth 147 break of his career as he booked his place in the third round of the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast on Wednesday.(...)

A man who kicked off his shoes in a Garda cell left an officer needing medical treatment after he struck him in the groin. Officers arrested Matthew (...)

Two cases of a rare “flesh-eating” bug have been discovered at Letterkenny University Hospital in Co Donegal.

Two cases of a rare “flesh-eating” bug were discovered during the summer at Letterkenny University Hospital in Co Donegal. The unconnected cases wer(...)

Margo O’Donnell: said she believed a YouTube documentary about the Mary Boyle case had created a new spark in the investigation.

The singer Margo O’Donnell has said she believes the truth about what happened to missing Mary Boyle will be discovered if gardaí arrest the man she (...)

Slipway at Buncrana before the work was carried out: the gateway to it, which was open at the time of the tragedy last year, is to remain locked between 8pm and 10am. Photograph: Peter Murtagh / The Irish Times

The pier in Buncrana, Co Donegal where five members of one family died when their car slipped into the sea last March has been treated with chemicals (...)

Stephen Maguire A young man has died after he fell from a roof in Co Donegal. The man, who is married with two young children, fell while working (...)