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Skaidrite Valdgeima was  a married mother of three from Latvia

A man suspected of the murder of a woman in a Dublin apartment was armed with knives and had to be overpowered by unarmed uniformed gardaí who arrived(...)

“Kids like to get up early and to stay up late, which can make the festival day really long. So we were conscious that we could try and structure the day around the rhythm of a typical family day.”  Photograph: Anna Kerslake

I was 18 when I went to my first music festival, the tickets to the short-lived Oxygen sessions a gift to mark my ascension to adulthood. As a festiva(...)

Kaleidoscope organiser Richard Seabrooke says the festival addresses many of the “pinch points” associated with bringing children to festivals. File photograph: Simon Lazewski

Electric Picnic organisers have announced details of a new family-friendly music and arts festival. Kaleidoscope is billed as a three-day camping fes(...)

Karen McEvoy, who died a week after giving birth in the Coombe hospital,  and  Barry Kelly. Neither Mr Kelly nor his solicitor, Niamh O’Brien, has been provided with an interim postmortem result, a death certificate or any of Ms McEvoy’s medical notes.

Partners and families left grieving after the death of a woman during or soon after childbirth must be given information about what happened as soon a(...)

The court heard all the cars seized had being stolen during house burglaries around the country.

A man caught with six stolen cars and €70,000 worth of cannabis has been jailed for five and a half years. Christopher Keeley (53) was involved in th(...)

 X Factor contestants the Price Brothers, from Blessington, during episode 5 of the ITV1 talent show, The X Factor. Photograph: Tom Dymond/Syco/Thames/ITV Plc/PA Wire

Busking brothers Sean and Conor Price, from Blessington, Co Wicklow, have impressed The X Factor judges with a fresh take on an old classic, as they (...)

Michael McCarthy and Paul Carroll at Bellewstown Races: pair won best dressed couple award

Michael McCarthy and Paul Carroll went into the record books at the weekend by becoming the first gay couple to pick up the best dressed couple award (...)

Tulfarris Hotel & Golf Resort has been purchased for €8 million by the Prem Group. File photograph

The Dublin based Prem Group has bought the four star Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort near Blessington, Co Wicklow for more than €8 million. The hote(...)

Carirn continues to scale its housebuilding operations towards its objective of delivering about 1,000-1,200 homes per year by 2019.

Barry O’Halloran and Fiona Reddan Cairn Homes will be building on up to eight sites by early next year, according to its chief executive, Michael Sta(...)

Auxillary Bishop of Dublin Eamonn Walsh: “Integrity is something with steely courage and love that we all associate with Dermot O’Mahony. And goodness cannot be destroyed.” Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin Dermot O’Mahony had been scapegoated after the 2009 Murphy commission report into clerical child abuse in the Dublin archd(...)

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