Jim Breen

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 Charity worker and businessman  Jim Breen appeared in court in Killarney on a drink driving charge. File photograph.

Charity worker, businessman and a star of RTÉ’s Secret Millionaire show, Jim Breen, has appeared in court in Killarney on a drink driving charge. The(...)

26/07/2015 - Finance Story on border businesses affected by Brexit (journalist Mark Paul ) Father and  son Terry and Terry McKevitt outside their  McKevitt's Village Hotel in Carlingford.Photograph: Enda O'Dowd / The Irish TimesKeywords: trade soft brexit border piost trade Northern Ireland Belfast Louth smuggling economy macbride mcbride

Here’s a question: What have a Louth hotelier, a Down ferry operator, a Monaghan metalworker, a cross-border dairy processor, an Antrim farmer, a Ferm(...)

Dr  Niall Muldoon, Ombudsman for Children: he said the new  National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health “has the potential to drive real change in an area where it is very much needed”.

The Ombudsman for Children has said the new National Taskforce on Youth Mental Health will need to ensure it delivers specific actions that will “make(...)

Ryan Cannon from Killiney leading cyclists who on Sunday completed a 1,400km journey around Ireland for Cycle Against Suicide. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Two weeks and 1,400 kilometres after they began some 250 cyclists promoting awareness of suicide supports made their way into Dublin this evening. Org(...)

Broadcaster Colm Hayes with Jim Breen before the businessman set out on his 1,400km run. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

A man who has been a life-long sufferer from depression is running the equivalent of more than a marathon a day to raise awareness of suicide preventi(...)

 Cyclists at the 2014 Cycle Against Suicide.Photo: Gareth Chaney Collins

The predominating message for the 3,500 secondary school students at a charity Cycle Against Suicide event today, was that it is alright not to feel o(...)

Jackie Healy-Rae’s remains receive a round of applause from hundreds of mourners as they are carried into his pub in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, on Saturday evening. Photograph: Don MacMonagle

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Kilgarvan, Co Kerry, last night for the removal of the remains of former Independent TD Jackie Healy-Rae. From(...)

(left to right) Brent Pope, GAA star Conor Cusack and Bressie at the inaugural Student Leaders Congress to promote positive mental health and encourage help-seeking behaviour at The RDS, Dublin.  Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

More than 4,000 students showed up to talk mental health awareness with some of Ireland’s best known sport stars and personalities in the RDS today.Si(...)