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Maura Thornton (38) from Inverin, Connemara, Co Galway was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment for manslaughter. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy.

A woman who killed her partner during a drunken row has been refused permission to spend Christmas with her mother. Maura Thornton (38) from Inverin,(...)

Adam Olden (19). Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts

A 19-year-old man has been ordered to do 240 hours community service in place of five months in jail after he admitted spitting at a garda and telling(...)

A 24-year-old man who knocked another man unconscious in an unprovoked one-punch attack in Cork city centre has been jailed for two years. File photograph: Getty Images

A 24-year-old man who knocked another man unconscious in an unprovoked one-punch attack in Cork city centre has been jailed for two years. Wayne O’Ri(...)

Kevin Joyce and Hugh Doherty were killed while serving on a UN mission in south Lebanon.

Minister for Defence Simon Coveney has received the report into the killing of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon 34 years ago. Former High Court judge Rod(...)

A solider takes a moment to remember Private Caomhán Seoighe time before the unveiling of a memorial in his memory today on Inis Oírr on Friday. Pte Seoighe was kidnapped in 1981 in the Lebanon aged 20. His remains were never recovered. Photograph: Cormac Coyne.

Thousands of kilometres from where he disappeared, a lone Aran island soldier has been remembered on home sands of Inis Oírr with a monument dedicated(...)

Vanessa Nee, sister of the late Pte Hugh Doherty who was killed with Pte Caomhán Seoighe in Lebanon in 1981. Neither body has ever been found. Photograph: Declan Doherty.

A memorial to an Aran Islands soldier whose body was never found after he was killed in south Lebanon will be unveiled by Minister for Defence Simo(...)

A retired judge was appointed by Minister for Defence Simon Coveney to examine what happened on April 27th 1981 when Privates Hugh Doherty and Kevin Joyce were killed in south Lebanon.

Former High Court Judge Roderick Murphy has received an extension to complete his review of the circumstances of the deaths 34 years ago of two Irish (...)

A retired High Court judge is to carry out a review of the circumstances of the deaths almost 34 years ago of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon and the subsequent investigations.

A retired High Court judge is to carry out a review of the circumstances of the deaths almost 34 years ago of two Irish soldiers in Lebanon and the su(...)

Vanessa Nee: sister of the late Pte Hugh Doherty who was killed in Lebanon in 1981. Photograph: Declan Doherty

Vanessa Nee was just two years old when her brother Private Hugh Doherty was shot and killed in Lebanon in 1981. “I just grew up with a dead br(...)

Pádraig Mac Lochlainn: questioned the efforts made to follow up a meeting in 2001 with then minister for the displaced Marwan Hamadeh. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Minister for Defence Alan Shatter has said he is “not optimistic” that the concerns of the families of two soldiers killed in (...)

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