Ken Walsh

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Feileacáin says it is important that men are encouraged to speak about their feelings about the loss of a child

For many families Father’s Day is a happy occasion, but for those who have lost a child, it can be a very difficult day. Ken Walsh’s third child Caoi(...)

Fathers who grieve (from left): Stephen Kelly, Anthony Owens, Peter Hensey, Paul Stuart, Ken Walsh, Padraig Brennan, Peter McCarthy, Mike Culshaw and Anthony Casey. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

On Father’s Day, Ken Walsh will receive a card from his three daughters. Lesley-Ann (12) and Niamh (9) will write the card. Their baby sister Caoimhe (...)

Horses being rescued and crossing the River  Slaney, in Enniscorthy, whose banks burst. Photograph: Patrick Browne

The worst of the recent rain is believed to have passed, according to Met Éireann, which noted a slight reprieve yesterday as much of the anticipated(...)

Houses in Poleberry had to be evacuated yesterday when the high tide led to rapidly rising river waters and flooded streets. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Strengthening the southeast’s coastal defences is to be a priority in the coming months following the latest bout of storm damage which looks set to m(...)

Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan said yesterday that while the initial estimate of the damage to public infrastructure stands at some €65 million, the amount to be sought from the EU Solidarity Fund remains to be decided. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The Government is to seek compensation from a special EU fund for storm damage caused by the recent bad weather. While Minister for the Environment Ph(...)