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Jennifer Hester from Dublin and Patricia Prendiville from Wicklow with Spinal Injuries Ireland pictured embarking on their first ever Tall Ships Challenge. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A group of wheelchair users and others who have suffered spinal injuries are sailing a tall ship from Cork to Southampton to highlight the work of a c(...)

‘It’s easy to do autonomous cars in California or Arizona, where the roads are big, the lane markings are clear, and you have great weather,’ says Cormican

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) and Valeo, the French vehicle technology supplier, are building up a major hub in the west of Ireland for autonomous vehicle r(...)

Rene Miko of Place de Plouzane, Kilrush, Co Clare, pleaded guilty at Ennis Circuit Court to drink driving and dangerous driving causing death.  Photograph: Eamon Ward

A drunk driver has been jailed for four years for dangerous driving causing the death of GAA coach Eugene McNamara (42) in Co Clare. At Ennis Circuit(...)

Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation chairperson  Judge Yvonne Murphy. Photograph: Eric Luke

The Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation is to seek an extension of one year before publishing its final report, which was due next mont(...)

Bernard Lucas, husband of Caitríona, who died when her rib capsized during a rescue off Kilkee, Co Clare. Photograph: Eamon Ward

There can be few rescuers in any coastal community anywhere occupying the tough and lonely position held by west Clare farmer Bernard Lucas. Bernard (...)

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(...)

Joanne Farrell, local services manager of Acquired Brain Injury Ireland: “Every brain injury is unique.” Photograph: Eamon Ward

“Brain injury is a hidden phenomenon in our society and nobody ever thinks it will happen to them,” says Joanne Farrell. “But it happens to 35 people (...)

Caitríona Lucas, a 41-year-old librarian and mother-of-two, was a highly experienced volunteer with the Irish Coast Guard’s Doolin unit.

When Caitríona Lucas responded to a request on September 12th, 2016 to help find a young man missing off the north Clare coastline, she wasn’t aware t(...)

Workshop at Arran Street East

Want to give your home a lift but lack the know how? It’s time to go back to school and join one of the dizzying range of classes where you can learn (...)

 Heat from a consignment of flowers is believed to have activated a fire alarm on a cargo jet, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport. Photograph: Press 22

Heat from a consignment of flowers is believed to have activated a fire alarm on board a cargo jet carrying horses that made an emergency landing at S(...)

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