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A Spanish-British joint venture plans two offshore electricity generators in the Irish Sea in an estimated €5.5 billion development.

A Spanish-British joint venture plans two offshore electricity generators in the Irish Sea in an estimated €5.5 billion development. Offshore Wind Lt(...)

 Solicitor John Devane, who  died on Sunday,  outside the Special Criminal Court in August 2013 after John Dundon was sentenced to life in prison for the murder of rugby player Shane Geoghegan. File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Prominent criminal defence solicitor John Devane has died at his home in Clare on Sunday. Mr Devane (54), was found dead at about midday by his wife (...)

The scene at Thomond Bridge in Limerick on Saturday evening as the cage structure was lifted out of the water. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

Tributes have been paid to two workers who died tragically on Thomond Bridge in Limerick at the weekend, as their families prepare for their funerals.(...)

Former Blackwater security guard Nick Slatten (centre) leaving the Washington federal courthouse with attorneys in 2009. Slatten faces a life sentence after being found guilty of murder. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

In a sweeping victory for the US government, a federal jury today found four former Blackwater guards guilty on nearly every count they faced in conn(...)