The West Mayo Brigade Flying Column posed for this photograph in 1922

County: Mayo Incident: Botched ambush at Kilmeena Date: May 19th, 1921 Fatalities: 8 Five IRA men were killed when an ambush went horribly wrong outs(...)

Quinn Radiators was spun out of the old Quinn family group’s manufacturing business in 2014, formerly controlled by Fermanagh businessman Sean Quinn. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Quinn Radiators, formerly part of the Quinn Group, has been put into administration on foot of mounting losses and several unsuccessful attempts to se(...)

Pete Redfern, chief executive of Taylor Wimpey: scrapped plans to buy  a discounted £2.04 million apartment due to “a personal decision”.  Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

It’s gratifying when a boss is keen to buy his company’s products, but it’s not so impressive when he’s been offered an incentive of several hundred t(...)

Matthew Moran and Oisin Fynes on a fishing trip with Newport Sea Angling Club

The Minister for Inland Fisheries, Seán Canney, has welcomed the success of Newport Sea Angling Club in securing fishing equipment from Inland Fisheri(...)

 Cooling down, people pictured enjoying the summer heatwave on Portmarnock Strand. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Many parts of Ireland had the driest and sunniest summer for more than than 20 years, Met Éireann has revealed. June and July were gloriously sunny a(...)

Emergency services rushed to the scene but it was too late to save the driver who was dead when taken from the vehicle.

A young man who died when his car plunged into a tidal river which feeds into Clew Bay in Co Mayo in the early hours of Saturday morning has been nam(...)

File image of a Mayo Pink Ribbon Charity Cycle. File photograph: Mayo Pink Ribbon

A man died suddenly during a charity cycle in Co Mayo on Saturday. The man, named locally as Francis (Frank) Endicott, with addresses in Phibsborough(...)

Ivor Prickett of Ireland won  first prize news stories at the World Press Photo Awards 2018. His photographs included  this of civilians who had remained in west Mosul during the battle to retake the city

There’s a certain visual diet of war that’s unflinchingly consumed. Wide shots of destruction where people, whether alive or mere remnants of those wh(...)

Sgt Deborah Marsh from Co Tipperary says she had to  beg for her life after confronting a drunk-driver in January 2012. Photograph: Liam Burke/Press 22

A Garda sergeant who confronted a drunk-driver has said she begged for her life as he pointed a rifle at her and then fired a number of shots at a col(...)

Queen Maeve of Connacht is one of the Irish kings and queens whose lives you can follow around Ireland. Illustration: Expedia

The history of Ireland, with our tales of battles and intrigue, kidnappings and murders, plus our strong women who ruled the land, would offer a rich (...)

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