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The scene of a light aircraft crash in Belan, Co Kildare. Photograph: The Irish Times

Two men killed in a light aircraft crash in Co Kildare were highly accomplished pilots on a leisurely flight together, close friends have said. Jim P(...)

The scene of a light aircraft crash in Belan, outside Athy, Co Kildare on Friday in which two men died.

Two men have been killed in light aircraft crash in Co Kildare. A Garda statement said the crash happened at Belan, Moone, Athy on Thursday evening. (...)

Ann Gilmore closes the door for on the last day of business at the Post Office in Ballindine, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

The chief executive of An Post has said he is not attacking rural Ireland but is ensuring the viability of the company. “What we are doing is the opp(...)

Chris O’Dowd: “I used to write a lot in my spare time, in between jobs. But in the last three years I’ve had two kids.” Photograph: Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images

Phew, that’s a relief. I thought we’d lost Chris O’Dowd there for a minute. Not on the phone – the phone connection to LA is fine, if a little distant(...)

The Swiss Cottage outside Cahir, Co Tipperary, is a fairy-book cottage orné with a curving thatched roof, ideal for a family excursion.

Ireland is fortunate to have so many architectural remains of our ancestors surviving still in the landscape, stretching right back to when we first s(...)

Josephine “Jo Jo” Dullard has been missing since 1995. In 1999, garda posters were put up seeking the public’s help in locating the Kilkenny woman. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The death has occurred of Mary Phelan, who spent more than 22 years of her life searching for her missing sister Jo Jo Dullard. Mrs Phelan died at he(...)

Jessica Harrington watches as Our Duke passes by during the media visit to her Commonstown Stables in Moone. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

Jessica Harrington’s father was a British Army Brigadier so it’s no surprise command comes easy to her and she wasted little time exerting her author(...)

Comedian Alison Spittle: her show 'Nowhere Fast' starts on RTÉ 2 on Monday, November 13th.

In an old glue factory in Swords, an outhouse has been renovated to resemble a small radio station. The comedian Alison Spittle is playing a disgraced(...)

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin:  “Your help is an invaluable contribution to the work of renewal in the church.”  Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Share collections in Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese, which fund its support services, dropped significantly in the 18-month period to the end of Decem(...)

  “I’m on cloud 109”: trainer Jessica Harrington celebrates with jockey Robbie Power  after Sizing John’s win in the  Cheltenham Gold Cup.   Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“It was beginner’s luck,” said Jessica Harrington after her astonishing achievement in winning the Timico Cheltenham Gold Cup at her first attempt. N(...)

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