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Filter tanks at the  water treatment plant in Ballymore Eustace. Photograph: David Sleator

Irish Water’s failure to improve treatment plants has left many water supplies vulnerable and poses a risk to the “health of a large portion of the po(...)

The man said the wearing of masks created the conditions for onset of respiratory issues. Photograph: iStock

A judge has told a 48-year-old man to “stop your nonsense” after he refused to wear a mask in court. After a Garda at Ennis District Court handed a d(...)

Noting that there was “very significant speed indeed” on the night, Mr Justice George Birmingham set four years’ imprisonment as a headline sentence, which after mitigation was cut to two-and-a-half years in jail with the final year suspended for two years.

A garda who received a suspended sentence for causing the death of a mother-of-three by dangerous driving is to be jailed after a successful appeal b(...)

Careysville House near Fermoy, Co Cork

After months apart, families are planning holidays and renting venues large enough for proper post-lockdown get-togethers. From quiet reunions to inte(...)

The complexity of Brexit has shown how deeply entangled the global economy is. Photograph: iStockphoto

Business is the most international of all subjects. The complexity of Brexit has shown how deeply entangled the global economy is, and how difficult i(...)

Thomas O’Loughlin, World Cup winner 2016

It’s not every day of the week an angler can boast a catch of 12 trout, particularly when it happens to be finals day of the World Cup Fly Fishing ch(...)

Representatives from the Irish Medical Organisation spoke at the meeting to highlight  GP issues nationwide

Communities struggle to survive when their GP services are taken away, a meeting to save doctor services across the country heard last night. Local(...)