The High Court heard that Charleville Credit Union  failed to bring its reserves up to the regulatory requirement of 10% of assets. Its reserves were just 3.5%  last June

At least one neighbouring credit union has signalled that it is prepared to take over Charleville Credit Union, which the High Court placed in liquida(...)

Mannin beach between near Ballyconneely in Connemara Co Galway. Several US colleges have based their ‘study abroad’  modules in the wider area as a partnership with the Connemara Wes, community development organisation. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

When Prof Deborah Wickering comes across the name “Tully” back in Michigan’s Grand Rapids, her heart skips a little beat and she thinks of Connemara. (...)

A graphic showing the different options and proposals for a land transfer to Cork City Council. Graphic: Irish Times Studio

From Barry Roche, Southern Correspondent, Cork County Council is to submit a boundary extension plan to Cork City Council which will allow people ac(...)

Staff and pupils at Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island. On the front row far left is Erica Murphy, second from left is Meabh Hobbs and third from left is Abigale Harrington.

The first few days at school are always memorable but for the staff and pupils of Scoil Mhicil Naofa on Bere Island off West Cork last week was partic(...)

Jaanus Poldme (27) cannot give a reason for attacking Kieran Murphy with vodka bottle

A 27-year-old man has been jailed for three years for an unprovoked attack on a landcape gardener with a vodka bottle. The victim’s skull was so bad(...)

Stained-glass image, St Patrick Our National Apostle – Pray For Us, on show at Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers

The room devoted to stained glass in the wonderfully-refurbished Dargan Wing of the National Gallery of Ireland is a reminder of the importance of thi(...)

The body onboard the French-registered vessel was discovered in port in France. It is known to fish off the southwest coast of Ireland.

  French police are investigating the discovery of a dead baby found aboard a fishing boat that regularly lands catches at Killybegs, Co Donegal(...)

Seagulls gather around a boat unloading their catch in Killybegs. Photograph: Brian McDaid

When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar was snapped exchanging a “high five” with New Zealand flyboarder Beau Weston from the deck of the State’s research ship Ce(...)

 Paddy Sheehan: June 1958–March 26th 2017. Photograph: Niall Duffy
Obituary: Paddy Sheehan

For more than two decades, Paddy Sheehan, who has died suddenly at the age of 58, was the operator of Ireland’s only cable car, a service that carried(...)

Castletownbere Fisherman’s Co-op managing director John Nolan (left) with Paul Ward and Ismael Fogado of Spanish supermarket group Mercadona.

The Castletownbere Fishermen’s Co-operative Society celebrates its 50th year in business next year. Operating in one of the toughest industries across(...)