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Joanne Hayes: charges against her were dropped

Gardaí are to begin a cold case review into the death of a baby whose body was found with multiple stab wounds on White Strand beach in Cahersiveen, C(...)

Even though there was no promise for us in the sky or in the weather forecast, no prospect of vistas or even colour, we had a very enjoyable day

Edmund Hillary once said that the reason we climb mountains was simply “for the hell of it”. And on a bleak November morning of elusive beauty, we far(...)

Toiréasa Ferris former mayor of Kerry is likely to be the only name on the Sinn Féin ticket  at the party convention in under two weeks.

Sinn Féin councillor Toiréasa Ferris is likely to be the only name on the Sinn Féin ticket, and may well be unopposed, at the party convention in unde(...)

There  is evidence that both teams have moved on from 12 months ago  but if the choice is between which team has made the more plausible strides, the answer is Dublin.

For all the familiarity of the finalists, Sunday’s All-Ireland football final breaks genuinely unusual ground. There hasn’t been such a sustained riva(...)

One of the benefits of the new format would see Dublin getting out of Croke Park for at least one game in the Super Eights. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It hardly took the least competitive set of quarter-finals in history to draw attention to the widening gap between All-Ireland football contenders. T(...)

Michael (left) and Danny Healy-Rae:  Earnings from State contracts   revealed. Photograph: Alan Betson

A plant hire company owned by Kerry TD Danny Healy-Rae has earned €8.7 million in State and county council contracts over the past two decades. The c(...)

A cyclist passes the Ghost Bike, locked to a pole on Conyngham Road, Dublin, in memory of  Daragh Ryan, who was killed at that spot on March 12th, 2017. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Eleven cyclists have been killed in traffic collisions on Irish roads since the start of the year, more than the total number killed in 2016. Tonya M(...)

 Some of the 40 sheep who were killed during a dog attack in Co Kerry last Friday. Photograph: ICMSA

Dog owners in rural areas have been asked to keep an eye on their pets after 40 sheep were killed during a dog attack in Co Kerry last Friday. It is(...)

Waterford’s Shane Bennett, with Patrick Curran, has been playing a more prominent for the county. Photograph: Inpho

Saturday All-Ireland Under-21 FC final Cork v Mayo, Cusack Park Ennis, 6.0 – A high-quality championship reaches its climax in Ennis with the meet(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin on the campaign trail in Killarney, Co Kerry, with one of the party’s candidates, Cllr Norma Foley. Photograph: Valerie O’Sullivan

The winter storms have taken their toll. Near Rosscahill on the Lakes of Killarney, half a dozen rowing boats have sunk in the water, only their prows(...)

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