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Mark English winning a sixth national indoor title in the men’s 800m at the  recent National Senior Indoor ChampionshipsChampionships at the  National Indoor Arena, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

You know what every athlete says about making a championship final: anything can happen! For Mark English, what happened the last two times he made a(...)

Eileen Battersby with one of her dogs ‘Kingsley’ in 2011. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Former Irish Times literary correspondent Eileen Battersby has died following a car crash in Co Meath on Saturday. Ms Battersby (60) was critically i(...)

Judge Michael O’Shea imposed a suspended sentence of two years.

A man who deliberately drove his Fiesta car into a wall at 20kph later told an insurance company that a water main had burst under the vehicle throwin(...)

The main square in Chapelizod. The area feels more like Co Dublin than the city. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Chapelizod has the very unusual distinction of being a Dublin village that is located on both the north and south sides of the river Liffey. Located 7(...)

Kallum Barrett (11), who suffers from Ehlers Danlos syndrome, which is a connective tissue disorder. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Mary Barrett pushes a trolley full with 18 bottles of water out of Aldi supermarket on the Donore Road in Drogheda. It is her second supermarket visit(...)

John Martin, from Donore, Co Meath, was stabbed  in north west London last year.

An Irishman who was stabbed to death in London threatened the man who killed him just before a violent clash between the pair, a court has heard. Dar(...)

John Martin,  originally from Donore, Co Meath, was stabbed in the early hours of the morning in Doreen Avenue, Kingsbury, London.

A man who has admitted stabbing an Irishman to death asked police “how much trouble am I in?” after he was arrested while covered in blood. Darryn Ma(...)

Photograph: Thinkstock

Every so often I drift back to the early 1990s, to a shed in Donore, not far from Newgrange, which is just outside Drogheda and just inside Co Meath.(...)