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 Guy Verhofstadt: not in favour of the withdrawal negotiations persisting. Photograph: EPA/PATRICK SEEGER

The UK is unlikely to crash out of the European Union, the European Parliament’s chief negotiator on Brexit has said. Speaking on RTÉ, Guy Verhofsta(...)

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’s mother Mary Coll (right),  sister Jacqueline Connolly (left) and another family member  outside Cavan courthouse  following an inquest hearing into the deaths of the Hawe family in December 2017. File photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

The following is an edited transcript of interviews conducted on Her Name is Clodagh – a Claire Byrne Live special, broadcast on RTÉ One television on(...)

 Alan Hawe with his wife Clodagh and their children Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6). Photograph: PA

Alan Hawe, the Co Cavan teacher who murdered his wife Clodagh Hawe (39) and their sons Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6) wrote notes, transferred mon(...)

Sammy Wilson: ‘The current Taoiseach has set relations back by years.’ Photograph: Liam McBurney/The Irish Times

DUP Brexit spokesman Sammy Wilson has accused Taoiseach Leo Varadkar of behaving “in an abominable way”. He said the Taoiseach had made empty threat(...)

The number of days with heavy rainfall and the number of extreme flooding events has risen in the past decade. Photograph: Eric Luke Staff

Local authorities in Dublin have jointly unveiled extensive climate action plans, which include a move to reduce carbon emissions by 40 per cent by 20(...)

Joe Schmidt  was made an honorary Corkman. Photograph: Eric Luke

Two young science students beat stiff competition from leading figures in sport, the arts and business to be named Cork Persons of the Year 2018 at a (...)

Fergal Keane: “It is the city that gave me my start in words and in broadcasting and it is the place where my heart lies forever.” File photograph: The Irish Times

Award-winning BBC Correspondent Fergal Keane today spoke of his delight at being honoured with a Hall of Fame Award at the Cork Person of the Year Awa(...)

The National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The National Maternity Hospital has issued invitations to a Catholic Mass to mark the inauguration of its new Master, Prof Shane Higgins, on January 1(...)

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