DUBLIN, IRELAND - MAY 17: Garda police officers patrol the streets of Dublin ahead of the arrival of the Queen on May 17, 2011 in Dublin, Ireland. The visit by Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh to the Republic of Ireland is the first by a British monarch for 100 years. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

A woman and a man have died following separate road crashes in Tipperary and Offaly this weekend. In Offaly, a 38-year-old pedestrian was seriously (...)

Aer Lingus regional plane: Kerry Airport exemplifies the Republic’s sub-standard ability to plan good transport solutions. Photograph: iStock

As Kerry Airport enters its 50th year in operation is it time for it to stand on its own two feet? Recently filed accounts for the airport paint a f(...)

Participants in the ‘Leadership for Life’ conference at Maynooth University: standing from left, Karina Tropman, Ballinrobe, Co Mayo, DeAlbert Shepherd, New York, Ashling Dunphy, Carrick-on-Suir, Co Tipperary, and Callum Maxwell, Oldcastle, Co Meath; front row from left, Liadh Hennessy, Ballineen, Co Cork, Fergal Flood, Monaghan and Rebecca Battle, Enniscrone, Co Sligo. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

“The young people of today . . . ” is a sentence that rarely ends well. It usually signals a rant about teenagers’ obsession with technology, abuse o(...)

Rosemary Kunene: “There are a lot of people who are depressed and don’t want to get involved in anything. I don’t blame them for that. The duration of stay in these centres is too long and I wish I could know what really causes the delays.” Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon

The first time Rosemary Kunene felt comfortable in her new Irish home was at a set-dancing class. She had already spent a few months in the direct pro(...)

Ireland’s Sam Bennett celebrates winning  the final  stage of the  Giro d’Italia in Rome on May 27th. Photograph: Luk Benies/AFP/Getty Images

Rome’s Colosseum behind him, the final finish line of the Giro d’Italia in front, Sam Bennett hurtles forward, throws his right arm in the air and th(...)

Thomas Barr won the 400m hurdles at the Irish Life Health AAI Games in Morton Stadium, Santry, Dublin. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Thomas Barr opened his outdoor season with an easy win in the 400m hurdles at the Irish Life Health AAI Games in Morton Stadium, clocking a casual 51.(...)

Despite suffering three heart attacks, Una McDermott had to wait 19 hours for treatment until University Hospital Waterford’s cardiac unit opened on a Monday morning. She died three weeks later.

A Waterford woman who suffered three heart attacks had to wait 19 hours for an emergency operation because of the lack of cardiac services in the city(...)

Castletown Cox estate on 513 acres in south Co Kilkenny has sold for around €20 million

One of Ireland’s finest country estates and Palladian mansions, Castletown Cox in Co Kilkenny, has been purchased by an international buyer for more t(...)

John, Bridget and Mary Stokes at  St Mary Cemetery in Carrick on Suir:  “The onus is on the council to get their records straight.” Photograph: Cyril Byrne / The Irish Times

The exhumed remains of a Tipperary man’s father have lain in an undertakers for six months amid a dispute with a local authority. John Stokes (74) ha(...)

Fourteen-year-old Elisha was last seen at about 10.15pm on St Patrick’s night on Dillon Bridge in Carrick-on-Suir, heading towards the Carrickbeg area on the Co Waterford side of the town

The mother of 14-year-old Elisha Gault, whose body was found in the river Suir on Sunday, has paid tribute on Facebook to her “beautiful, funny, intel(...)

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