Passage East

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 Tom Boyle  graduated from Waterford Institute of Technology  with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English and Irish on Thursday. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Among the 2,457 graduates at Waterford Institute of Technology this week, 82-year-old Tom Boyle was the proudest of the lot. “It’s something I hadn’t(...)

From Ken Loach’s Jimmy’s Hall (2014), a film based on the true story of Jimmy Gralton, the only man ever deported from Ireland.

In 1943 the Minister of Pensions received a letter from a German prisoner of war camp franked with a swastika. The letter was from William Coman, a (...)

A power cut in Lili Petrik’s  home in Innishannon, Co Cork, following Storm Ophelia. Lili’s mother warms herbal tea using  tealights. The house is also without heating. Photograph: Daragh McSweeney/Provision

About 52,000 customers remained without electricity in Cork city and county on Wednesday with reconnection expected over the next two days. ESB Netw(...)

The route takes in a few coastal villages

This route takes in coastal scenery, a ferry crossing, a mountain with a road to the top with stunning views, and some charming seaside villages. You(...)

FBD  delivered an underwriting profit of €3.2m in 2016,   compared to an  underwriting loss of €125.4m  in 2015

Shares in Irish general insurer FBD declined by 2.4 per cent in Dublin on Monday in spite of the company announcing a return to profit for last year.(...)

Family members, including Anthony Bolger (brother of the deceased) at Tramore, Co Waterford at an inquest into the fishing tragedy that occured off Tramore.

An “unspeakable tragedy” fell upon an extended family when three brothers in their 40s who set off to work on lobster pots drowned after a catastrophi(...)

The three brothers are at Tom Hennessy’s funeral home in Waterford city. Picture: Patrick Browne

The streets of Passage East in Co Waterford were quiet yesterday afternoon as a community gathered to mourn three brothers who had died in a fishing t(...)

Kenny Bolger who died at sea on Wednesday

The three brothers who lost their lives while fishing off Dunmore East on Wednesday died from “a combination of hypothermia and drowning”, according t(...)