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A man who died from carbon monoxide poisoning caused by a kitchen fire had previously taken out his fire alarm because it was ‘buzzing’, an inquest ha(...)

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe during a media briefing on the tracker mortgage scandal. Photograph:  Collins

The behaviour of the banks has caused people to take their own lives, a solicitor who settled a tracker mortgage case last month has claimed. Ballyh(...)

 Mayo’s Sarah Tierney, Tipperary’s Samantha Lambert, Derry’s Cáit Glass, Fermanagh’s Aine McGovern, Dublin’s Sinéad Ahearne and Tyrone’s Neamh Woods ahead of All-Ireland ladies’ football final day. Photograph: ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Two years ago, Annie Duffy fell through the second floor of a shed and had to be airlifted to hospital. She was about to start sixth year in secondar(...)

The proportion of people who are foreign nationals fell  to 11.6 per cent in 2016. The CSO attributes this fall, in part, to the rapid rise in the number of people with dual Irish nationality. Photograph: The Irish Times

The number of people in Ireland who hold dual Irish nationality has increased by nearly 90 per cent over the last five years, according to the latest (...)

Kany Kazadi’s screaming red and green hair braids have jumped off her Twitter page and rustled up a stor. Photograph: Kany Kazadi/Twitter

Kany Kazadi’s screaming red and green hair braids have jumped off her Twitter page and rustled up a storm. Mayo can only hope they have the same capac(...)

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When Thomas Coyne called to the Carrols’ home in Co Mayo, he learned the family’s eldest daughter, Mary, was unwell. The exact disease Mary was suff(...)

Fr Norman Davitt does not smoke and has lived moderately, but says: “The genes are good.”

It will be a long time before we see the likes of Fr Norman Davitt again. He is 96 and on August 19th, he will celebrate the 70th anniversary of his (...)

Lightning over the cathedral in Galway on Tuesday night. Photograph: Paul Wilson

Met Éireann has issued a national yellow weather warning, with heavy rain forecast as well as a risk of thunder and localised flooding. The warning is(...)

The hotel site of the Emergency Reception & Orientation Centre (EROC) in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon. Photograph: Brian Farrell

The woman who will run the centre for more than 80 Syrian refugees in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, said she hopes it will be a sanctuary for those (...)

A Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego, California: Along with a $4.3bn settlement  with the US justice department and EPA,  VW will plead guilty to charges, including wire fraud and violating the US Clean Air Act. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Blake

Oliver Schmidt’s decision to holiday in Florida now seems foolhardy. As a senior VW manager linked to the firm’s diesel emissions scandal, a vacation (...)

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