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The president of the High Court, Mr Justice Peter Kelly refused a Law Society application to strike off Thomas D’Alton and said the alternative sanction fashioned by the court was a “proportionate” response to the solicitor’s wrongdoing.

A solicitor who admitted professional misconduct, including using €10,000 in client monies towards paying his personal tax bill, has been suspended fo(...)

 Greenway in Westport, Co Mayo: the amenity is to receive €200,000 in funding for an extension.  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Almost 80 walking and cycling greenways and trails across rural Ireland are to be developed and upgraded with €11 million in funding announced on Tues(...)

In one incident, a man in his 40s who has yet to be named died while swimming near Portumna, Co Galway. Meanwhile, John Early (56), died suddenly after he had been swimming near Terryglass, Co Tipperary. Both locations are towards the north of Lough Derg, above. File photograph: Google Maps

Two men have died in separate incidents after swimming in different parts of Lough Derg. In one incident, a man in his 40s who has yet to be named d(...)

The Killimor to Kiltormer Road where a woman lost her life in a car crash on Sunday morning

A woman in her 50s died after the car she was driving left the road and struck a tree near Portumna, Co Galway, on Sunday morning. The incident happ(...)

The 50-berth marina is located on a 20-acre site with 885m of frontage on to Lough Derg

Another marina on Lough Derg is to be offered for sale. Robert Colleran of CBRE is seeking in excess of €2.5 million for the 50-berth Cloondavaun Bay (...)

RTÉ’s The Sunday Game Live presenter Michael Lyster (left) with football panellists Joe Brolly, Colm O’Rourke and Pat Spillane in studio in Croke Park.

RTÉ sports broadcaster Michael Lyster (61) almost died when he had a massive heart attack on Friday, June 5th last, but was saved by the quick actions(...)

The frozen foods company, which represents leading brands such as Green Isle, Goodfella’s Pizza and Donegal Catch. Photographer: Suzanne Plunkett/Bloomberg News

Green Isle Foods is to invest €30 million in its Irish operations, creating 115 jobs over five years.The frozen food company, which represents househo(...)

You read and hear an awful lot in about mindfulness these days. A colleague told me recently it’s one of the words he’d like to ban. As far as he’s co(...)