Mary Coll and Jacqueline Connolly have initiated personal injury proceedings  against the legal representative of  Alan Hawe’s estate. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The mother and sister of Clodagh Hawe have brought High Court proceedings against her late husband’s estate. Mary Coll and Jacqueline Connolly initia(...)

Alan Hawe murdered his wife Clodagh and their three sons - Liam, Niall and Ryan - before taking his own life in August 2016.

The Co Cavan primary school where Alan Hawe worked says recent reports which suggest he was discovered in school accessing pornography or engaging in (...)

Clodagh Hawe and her sons, from left, Niall, Ryan and Liam. Photograph: Jacqueline Connolly

For almost a decade Alan Hawe suffered from depressive and anxiety-based symptoms, which progressed to “psychotic” symptoms by the time he murdered hi(...)

Left to right:  Niall, Ryan, Liam and Clodagh Hawe. Photograph: Jacqueline Connolly

The inquest has begun into the murders of teacher Clodagh Hawe and her three sons, Liam, Niall and Ryan by their father Alan Hawe and his suicide at a(...)

Mourners at the Lakelands Funeral Home in Cavan town where the remains of the Hawe family are reposing. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

Lakelands Funeral Home stands on top of a hill overlooking a shopping centre in Cavan town. From early afternoon, the two roads leading into it were(...)

People leaving St Mary’s Church, Castlerahan, Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The sole Sunday Mass at St Mary’s Church in Castlerahan, near Ballyjamesduff in Co Cavan is at 9am, and this Sunday, Clodagh Hawe and her 13-year-old (...)

Alan Hawe with his sons Ryan (6), Liam(13) and Niall (11) at an East Cavan Eagles basketball game in May of this year.

A sealed note taken from the house where the Hawe family were found dead in a case of murder-suicide was being examined by gardaí in the hope it may (...)

Alan  Hawe with his sons Ryan (6), Liam (13) and  Niall (11)

Outside Barconey Heights, a picturesque four-house estate overlooking rolling Cavan hills across a narrow country road, Garda forensic team members we(...)

Castlerahan National School in Ballyjamesduff, Co Cavan where Alan Hawe was a deputy principal: Mr Hawe    was found dead  with his wife Clodagh   and their children Niall (11), Ryan (6) and Liam (13)   in what is being treated as a murder-suicide: Photograph: Eric Luke

Two schools have paid tributes to Alan and Clodagh Hawe, who died along with their three children on Monday in a suspected murder-suicide. Mr Hawe w(...)