A death notice for Valerie French Kilroy said she was ‘loved and missed by her heartbroken family’

It is a time of “immense trauma” for family and friends of Valerie French Kilroy whose body was found at her home in Co Mayo last Friday, the Church o(...)

James Kilroy, of Kilbree Lower, Westport, Co Mayo, who has been charged with the murder of his wife, Valerie French Kilroy, being taken away by detectives at Castlebar District Court. Photograph: Conor McKeown

A 46-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his wife in Co Mayo. James Kilroy, with an address at Kilbree Lower, Westport, Co Mayo, was br(...)

Nurse Eithne Higgins took the case against VW over the emissions problem.

A woman’s action arising from the Volkswagen car emissions scandal should not be further heard by Judge Mary Devins at Castlebar District Court for r(...)

The proceedings first came before the District Court in May 2016. Photograph: Henry Romero/Reuters

A High Court judge is due to rule next week on proceedings by Volkswagen aimed at preventing a woman’s action arising from its emissions scandal conti(...)

A 72-year-old pensioner has been disqualified from driving for three years after he was found to be six times over the legal alcohol limit while aslee(...)

A High Court judge has been asked to decide whether a case by a nurse arising from the Volkswagen Group’s emissions scandal can continue to be heard at Castlebar District Court.

A High Court judge has been asked to decide whether a case by a nurse arising from the Volkswagen Group’s emissions scandal can continue to be heard a(...)

A Volkswagen car dealership in San Diego, California: Along with a $4.3bn settlement  with the US justice department and EPA,  VW will plead guilty to charges, including wire fraud and violating the US Clean Air Act. Photograph: Reuters/Mike Blake

Oliver Schmidt’s decision to holiday in Florida now seems foolhardy. As a senior VW manager linked to the firm’s diesel emissions scandal, a vacation (...)

Genuine romance may have blossomed between a Romanian man and a Pakistani woman charged by gardaí as part of an investigation into sham marriages, a court has heard. File photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Genuine romance may have blossomed between a Romanian man and a Pakistani woman charged by gardaí as part of an investigation into sham marriages, a c(...)

The Mayo case is likely to have international ramifications for VW.

In the latest twist in the Volkswagen emissions scandal the car firm’s legal team walked out of Castlebar District Court on Tuesday afternoon after Di(...)

Castlebar District Court is an unassuming venue for proceedings with potential ramifications for eight million European motorists. A case before Judge(...)

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