Brosna

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Wilton Castle, in Co Wexford. Photograph: James Fenlon

It may not be very often that a vote of thanks is offered to the Irish Revenue Commissioners. Yet without them who would find the way to lock 26 on th(...)

A child during the World Meeting of Families closing Mass in the Phoenix Park. Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters

At major public events, when a child is lost, it’s not unusual to hear an announcement calling for a parent to claim their little darling. Not much (...)

A total of €9.4 million in settlements was agreed with 61 taxpayers

Retired consultant obstetrician Valerie Donnelly has agreed a settlement of €1.865 million with Revenue after an audit discovered a €1.145 million sho(...)

Garda figures on a range of subjects have proven problematic in recent years. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

News that the number of burglaries recorded by the Garda last year remained close to record lows will be greeted with some scepticism. The public nar(...)

Garda sources say victims who have been subjected to more assaults, or in some cases extreme verbal threats, find it difficult to feel safe in their homes again. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

While organised crime, especially drug trafficking and gun crime, attract most media coverage, the Irish public has perhaps become inured to it in the(...)

Four men forced their way into the man’s rural farmhouse at Glasderry beg, Brosna near Birr

A farmer is recovering in hospital after being beaten and locked in a shed during an aggravated burglary in Co Offaly on Saturday morning. The ordeal(...)

Boats moored at Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

We’re getting a new Way, are we? Apparently. Fáilte Ireland wants help to create a brand new brand for the midlands, to follow the success of the Wil(...)

Shane Tuohey.

It has been a long haul for the Tuohey family, but more than 14 years after their son and brother Shane was taken from them, the events surrounding hi(...)