Paddy Rainsford was driving a dark blue Skoda Rapid registration number 161 L98 and his intention was to drive to the Birdhill/Boher area of North Tipperary to play cards but he never arrived.

The search for a missing Co Limerick man in his 80s has been called off after a body was found. Paddy Rainsford (86) was last seen leaving his home (...)

Storm Atiyah making landfall at Cromwell Point lighthouse, Valentia Island, Co Kerry. Photograph: Alan Landers

Two thousand homes are still without power on Monday evening after Storm Atiyah passed over Ireland overnight leaving fallen trees and flights and fer(...)

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar hailed the “biggest investment in rural Ireland ever” as he announced the signing of the contract for the National Broadband Plan at an event in Glendalough Co Wicklow. Illustration: Getty

Some 300 towns and villages across Ireland are to get high-speed internet hubs while they await the arrival of the National Broadband Plan. The full l(...)

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(...)

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