Jason Black, who is a “global endurance” athlete, made his first attempt on K2 two years ago. Photograph: Evan Logan.

Two Irish mountaineers have reached the summit of the world’s second-highest mountain, K2, this weekend, 10 years after the first summit by the late L(...)

Damien O’Brien was a keyboard player with a Waterford rock band. Photograph: Chimpanbee Facebook

Gardaí have launched a murder investigation after a postmortem confirmed that a young man died from injuries sustained in an assault in Waterford city(...)

Jason Black. Photograph: Evan Logan.

Ten years ago this summer, Limerick mountaineer Ger McDonnell died after becoming the first Irishman to summit K2, the world’s second highest mountain(...)

British trader Navinder Singh Sarao outside Westminster Magistrates’ Court, London, in August 2015, after he was granted bail on charges of helping trigger a multibillion-dollar US stock market flash crash. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

It took Navinder Singh Sarao a long time to accept that he might have been scammed out of $50 million. Stuck in London’s Wandsworth prison, wracked w(...)

Gerry King (left) from Dunleer, Co Louth, ploughing in the senior horse section, watched by his son Gerard  at the National Ploughing Championships. Photograph: Eric Luke

There is nothing like this. Nothing. Here, you get the real deal. This is the mood your vintage oilcloth artisan types strive to evoke in their carefu(...)