Gareth Colley, of Convent Lawns, Ballyfermot, Dublin pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to two charges of arson and attempting to unlawfully take a car on March 23rd, 2014.

A father-of-one who set fire to two cars after he failed to steal them has been sentenced to three years with the final 15 months suspended.Gareth Col(...)

 Blue Flag awards are in recognition of high water quality, safety provision and infrastructure across 5,000km of Irish coastline. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Eighty Blue Flags have been awarded by An Taisce to beaches and marinas across the State - six more than last year.The awards are in recognition of hi(...)