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Marty Morrissey: My first ever commentary was on the back of a tractor and trailer

Popular RTÉ sports broadcaster Marty Morrissey is to be honoured by his alma mater University College Cork this Friday with an alumni achievement awar(...)

Three of the five waters classified as being poor are in the Dublin  region: Merrion strand, Sandymount strand (above) and Portrane beach.  Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Ireland’s bathing waters are continuing to improve in quality with the vast majority of EU-designated beaches of excellent or good quality, according (...)

Marion Graham greets RTÉ’s Marty Morrissey. Photograph:  ©INPHO/James Crombie

“Let me treat you to an ice-cream,” says Marty Morrissey, and we go to Doyle’s Corner, a shop beside Semple Stadium. “You have to have an ice-cream fr(...)

Sandymount Strand joined the EPA’s “poor” list after being classified of “sufficient” quality in 2015 and 2016. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Nearly three-quarters of monitored Irish bathing waters are of “excellent” standard but there is evidence of deterioration in coastal areas around Dub(...)

Molly Martens Corbett has been convicted of the second-degree murder of her husband Jason Corbett.

For more than a year Molly Martens Corbett posted messages to Jack and Sarah Corbett, the children of her husband, Limerick man Jason Corbett, on Face(...)

The Shannon-based helicopter Rescue 115 has been deployed to help the search. Photograph: Rescue 115/Facebook

The search has resumed off the coast of Co Clare for a man believed to have fallen into the sea. The 19-year-old has been missing since Sunday night, (...)

Undermined: the main road in Kilbaha, Co Clare, was ruined by the storms, which lifted rocks out of the pier and sent waves over houses.  Photograph: John Kelly

Usually, if you turn up with a reporter’s notebook at places where bad news has put them in the headlines, people are reluctant to talk to you. This w(...)

The scene of destruction at Lahinch promenade, west Clare, where massive walls and quarter-tonne wall cappings were tossed across the carpark during the storm. Photograph: Press 22

Families were forced from their seaside homes as windows and patio doors were blown in by massive waves during stormy conditions yesterday morning.(...)