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Judge Seán Ó Donnabháin directed the jury to find the accused not guilty before thanking them for their attention to the case which, he described as “unusual and very distressing” given the prevalence of suicide in Irish society.

A judge has criticised the decision of the DPP to prosecute a young man with a history of mental health issues for aiding and abetting a young woman i(...)

Sonar-based images of  U-58 that was sunk on November 17th, 1917 off the Irish coast

A robot submarine operated by researchers from the University of Limerick, and guided by a navigation system designed at the university, has shed new (...)

The past year has seen a significant rise in new schemes in Cork, including one of the biggest in the country, at Janeville in Carrigaline, a development of up to 1,000 homes. File photograph: Geography Photos/UIG via Getty Images

The house price inflation gap is growing faster in the regions than it is in Dublin. According to the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland’s mos(...)

Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle during her visit to Dublin with Prince Harry in July, 2018. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

The Irish roots of the UK’s Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, have been confirmed in records released today. They show that her great-great-great gra(...)

Oliver Hardy and Stan Laurel with their wives, Lucille and Ida, in Stan’s sister’s pub, in England, in 1952

When a Laurel and Hardy film came on television my grandad Freddie Elcock would sit me on his knee and point excitedly at the screen. “There(...)

Neil Duggan also pleaded guilty to threatening to kill the injured party and with threatening to cause criminal damage to his property by burning down his house and caravan. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A 46-year-old man who set up a gay blackmail scam which he used to force a 60-year-old man to hand over €7,500 in cash has been jailed for 18 months b(...)

Dublin’s Westmoreland Lock Hospital was subsequently re-named St Margaret of Cortona.

The Westmoreland Lock Hospital was an institution that Dubliners hoped never to enter. Relocated to Townsend Street in 1792 to treat widespread venere(...)

The report found that upgrade works are needed to protect four beaches with poor quality bathing water at Clifden, Co Galway;  Merrion Strand, Loughshinny; and Sandymount strands in Co Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

There are 38 towns and villages across the State discharging raw sewage into the environment, according to a new report from the Environmental Protect(...)

ESB workers are working on multiple power outages following Storm Callum.  Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/THE IRISH TIMES

Storm Callum has caused less destruction than was expected, according to the National Emergency Coordination Group, with hundreds of households still (...)

A man in his late 20s was arrested following the seizure of a firearm and €60,000 worth of drugs in east Co Cork. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man in his late 20s was arrested following the seizure of a firearm and €60,000 worth of drugs in east Co Cork on Saturday night. The man, who is f(...)

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