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An aerial view of the latest sinkhole on Gyproc property in Co Monaghan. Photograph:  Pat Byrne.

A large hole has re-emerged on lands attached to an old mining company in Co Monaghan. The latest subsidence is understood to be the same crown hole (...)

The judge asked defending counsel if his client had a ‘motivation to leave the scene because of his intake of alcohol’. File photograph: Getty

A father-of-one who alerted gardaí to the fact that he had been responsible for a hit-and-run crash the previous night later admitted he had been drin(...)

Alicia Shaw:  pleaded guilty to sample charges of taking money from an 82-year-old woman in Donegal. Photograph: North West Newspix

A mother of three who took a Co Donegal pensioner’s bank card and used it to steal her life savings of almost €27,000 has been jailed for 18 months. (...)

Mick Power of Coillte: “It’s 600 tonnes of a mish-mash of industrial and domestic waste which was hauled into two sites side by side outside Kingscourt in Cavan.”

The State’s forestry service Coillte will have to spend €100,000 clearing up 600 tonnes of industrial and domestic waste dumped on two sites in Kingsc(...)

An ATM was stolen from the wall of a bank on Main Street, Kingscourt, Co Cavan. Photograph: Philip Fitzpatrick

Two ATMs have been stolen in two separate incidents in Co Cavan and Co Tyrone on Sunday morning. A digger was used to remove an ATM from the wall of (...)

Gyproc repeated its apology to locals for the disruption caused by the land collapse at the local community centre and Magheracloone Mitchells GAA pitch. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Politicians, local authority officials and residents in south Co Monaghan have agreed to a forum of regular meetings on the problem of sinkholes and c(...)

“There’s no accountability”: Geraldine Ward, a Drumgossett resident affected by the Gyproc subsidence, outside her home. Photograph: Pat Byrne

When Damien Martin’s father moved into his modest, 1950s-style bungalow on the side of the old R179 Carrickmacross to Kingscourt road in Co Monaghan, (...)

Aerial view shows Magheracloone GAA Club and Community Centre in Carrickmacross, where the original sinkhole  appeared earlier this year. Photograph: Pat Byrne

The emergence of a nine-metre sink hole in Co Monaghan has led to a road closure. The hole was found on land belonging to Gyproc, an Irish plaster an(...)

Donal Keogan: “We got back together for the first time on Tuesday night. I’d have liked to have done it earlier but look, winning your first one is special and you have to let fellas enjoy it.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The sun is low and bright and short of heat and the club championships are the only bit of fire on which to warm our hands. Sit around the flame and (...)

The sinkholes that appeared near Magheracloone Community Centre just outside Carrickmacross, Co Monaghan, after an old mine shaft collapsed. Photograph: Pat Byrne

Five homes are being surveyed to see if they are in danger following the collapse of an old mine shaft in Co Monaghan on Monday, which led to the crea(...)

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