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“All the social consequences,  suicides, ruination, people’s careers being destroyed and all the rest that flow from an unregulated gambling industry in this country are there for us all to see,” says Independent Senator  Michael McDowell.

Thousands of Irish race-goers made their way to Cheltenham last week for four days of gambling in the Gloucestershire countryside, contributing to the(...)

The former purpose-built Orange Order lodge in Bandon, Co Cork. Photograph: Buildings of Ireland

King William’s victory over King James at the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 was being celebrated in Bandon in Co Cork before it was celebrated in many p(...)

File photograph of a member of the Army bomb-disposal team.

A young man has spoken about the lucky escape he and his family, including his 18-month-old nephew, had when they found an unexploded grenade with the(...)

A senior official with a Cork credit union has been jailed for two years after she pleaded guilty to stealing over €400,000 from the credit union over(...)

A woman has denied stealing almost €12,000 from an 85-year-old widow she got to know when she visited her isolated home as part of her work as a publi(...)

Sandra Towning with baby Aaran and Ryan at their home in Shanballymore, Co Cork. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

The transition from one child to two was much more difficult than Sandra and Ross Towning had anticipated. They had been lulled into a false sense of(...)

Moira Coughlan (55), a native of Mitchelstown, but living at the Stables, Mineville, Knocknahorgan, Sallybrook, Glanmire, Co Cork, admitted a total of 592 offences. Photograph: Alan Betson / THE IRISH TIMES

A former North Cork credit union employee has been remanded in custody for sentence after she pleaded guilty to stealing over €400,000 from both famil(...)

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 (...)

Electric Picnic delays: roadworks on the M7 and M8 are expected to add to journey times. Photograph: Alan Betson

Motorists are being warned that roadworks will cause heavier-than-usual traffic on the M7 and M8 ahead of Electric Picnic. The M7 is being widened (...)

Fionn Doyle (7) pictured in a Garda car in Kildorrery, north Cork. His mother Eimear put out an appeal for people to send him a card for his birthday - and thousands of people from all over the world responded. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A little boy who is battling leukaemia received thousands of birthday cards from all over the world on Wednesday morning after his mother posted about(...)

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