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General Lucas with his wife Joan aka Poppy: The IRA captured the general  while he and two other British army officers were fishing on the river Blackwater in Co Cork.

It is the War of Independence story like no other. The British general captured by the IRA during a day’s fishing on Blackwater, who later became frie(...)

 Whitehead, County Antrim during  Storm Brendan. Photograph: SeaSugar Confectionery/PA Wire

Flood defences are to remain along parts of the coast in Dublin until Thursday as further strong winds and high tides are expected over the next 24 ho(...)

Storm Brendan throwing up  waves on   Strangford Lough in Co Down. Photograph:  Alan Lewis- Photopress

Households, businesses and councils were on Monday night counting the cost of Storm Brendan as some homes were left without power overnight. The ESB (...)

Newcastle West 1-11 Oola 0-8 Oola’s wait for their first Limerick senior football title since 1979 continues following a lacklustre performance as Ne(...)

The bodies of the father and son Marco Velocci (28) and  Alex Velocci  (3) were discovered on the N24 just outside the village of Oola after their car had smashed into a cement truck.

A three-year-old boy was seen on CCTV footage sitting on his father’s lap before their car veered into the path of an oncoming truck, in a head-on col(...)

Marco Velocci (28) and his  son Alex (3) will be buried together.

The father and son who lost their lives in a suspected murder suicide car crash are to be buried together in the same coffin. Marco Velocci (28) and (...)

Marco Velocci (28) and his son Alex (3) who died when the car they were travelling in collided with a truck in Co Limerick on Tuesday.

The findings of postmortems on the bodies of a father and son, who died on Tuesday in a suspected murder-suicide car crash, will not be confirmed for (...)