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It is a sobering thought that Blues, the new Rory Gallagher collection, is released in what would have been his 50th year of recording. Sadly, it was (...)

The prosecution argued Graham Dwyer had stabbed the 36-year-old to death for his own sexual gratification. File photograph: Collins Courts

Graham Dwyer was found guilty of murdering childcare worker Elaine O’Hara in March 2015, following a nine-week trial. Dwyer an architect from Ke(...)

It was  claimed   Fidelma Kerrigan    handed over   €280,000 to John and Jacqueline Keenaghan to help them set up a counselling business.

A woman has sued a couple who were formerly her close friends, claiming a sum of €280,000 she gave them was a loan and not a gift as they maintain. T(...)

The President receives a commemorative silver Rory Gallagher coin commissioned by the Central Bank, above, with Rory Gallagher’s brother Dónal. Photograph: Maxwell’s

Rock musician Rory Gallagher represented the “very best aspirations of our republic”, President Michael D Higgins has said. Mr Higgins was presented(...)

The new coin officially marks the 70th anniversary of Gallagher’s birth at the Rock Hospital in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, in 1948, where he spent his early years before the family moved to Cork.

He may have offered some salutary advice on money in Bankers Blues back in 1972, but little could guitarist Rory Gallagher have predicted he would one(...)

BT Ireland has operated  Ireland’s Emergency Call-Answering Service since 2009. Photograph: Alan Betson

BT Ireland has retained a lucrative contract worth between €30-€50 million to operate the State’s 999 emergency call service. The telco has been sele(...)

Bosco meets Erik Sprague aka The Lizardman in Dublin’s Smithfield for the 2016 Laya City Spectacular. This year’s event takes place from July 7th-9th (Dublin), 15th-16th (Cork). Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

JANUARY Out to Lunch January 6th-29th Take a trip to Belfast for a mind-expanding programme that includes music from James Vincent McMorrow, a live(...)

Claire O’Reilly, who owns  O’Reilly’s Fish Centre in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal, appreciates the cross-Border trade she gets from Northern Ireland customers.

There is an old fishmongers in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal that has seen it all: boom, bust and everything in between. O’Reilly’s Fish Centre, on Castl(...)

The beach resort of Bundoran, Co Donegal,  on a  summer day. File photograph: Getty Images

The search for a young soldier missing, feared drowned off Bundoran in Co Donegal, was widened yesterday, with up to 100 soldiers assisting those tryi(...)

Mary Boyle was last seen alive in the afternoon of March 18th, 1977.

Gardaí investigating the disappearance and presumed murder of six-year-old Mary Boyle almost 40 years ago have begun searching a piece of land close t(...)

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