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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

 Pham Van Thin (right) and Nguyen Thi Phong (left), father and mother of Pham Thi Tra My, who is believed to be among the 39 people found dead in a container truck in southeastern England, are seen in their home in Vietnam. Photograph:  EPA

The family of a young Vietnamese woman thought to be among the 39 migrants found dead in a lorry in Essex said she dismissed their pleas not to travel(...)

A Garda forensic officer is seen inside a truck cab seized at Dublin Port on Saturday. Police in Essex are keen to interview the Irish driver of this cab as part of their investigation into who transported the trailer in which 39 migrants died to the Belgian Port of Zeebrugge. Photograph: Padraig O’Reilly

UK Police Officers investigating the deaths of 39 people found in a lorry trailer in Essex are expected to visit Ireland in the coming days to questio(...)

People take part in a vigil outside Belfast City Hall for the 39 people found dead inside a lorry in Essex on Wednesday. Photograph: David Young/PA Wire

Essex Police were on Thursday night continuing to hold a Northern Irish truck driver for questioning on suspicion of the murder of 39 Chinese people f(...)

Cork East TD Pat Buckley pleaded guilty last May to two public order offences including being drunk in a public place and engaging in threatening or abusive behaviour.

A Sinn Féin TD has avoided a conviction for public order offences over an incident where he was drunk and abusive to gardaí who came to his home after(...)

Fire victim Mayo-born John Nolan, tragically died in a street blaze in North London last September.

A Mayo-born pensioner who died after being found in flames on the street in North London accidentally ignited his clothing while lighting a cigarette,(...)

Keady Clifford (29), originally from Emlough in Dingle, Co Kerry but living at Broomfield in Midleton was pronounced dead at the scene of the single vehicle crash on the N25.

Tributes have been paid to a young nurse who was fatally injured when her car left the road and crashed near Midleton in Co Cork early on Tuesday morn(...)

In her prime: a youthful Whitney Houston on stage  in June 1988. Photograph: RDA/Getty Images

On February 11th, 2012, as musical royalty descended on Los Angeles for the Grammys, Whitney Houston checked in to the Beverly Hilton hotel with an en(...)