RNLI volunteer Liam O’Connell was involved in the rescue of 30 sailing students from the tall ship ‘Astrid’ when it hit rocks and sank off Kinsale in 2013. File photograph: RNLI/Nigel Millard/PA Wire

An RNLI volunteer honoured for his part in the rescue of 30 students when a sailing ship sank off the west Cork coast has been jailed for seven years (...)

Lansdowne’s Alan Peter Beirne scores a try. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Cork Constitution 12 Lansdowne 32 Three tries in the third quarter propelled Lansdowne to a long-awaited Ulster Bank Bateman Cup title - the club’s (...)

Zoe Byrne, of Pearse Street, Sallynoggin, Dublin leaving the Four Courts on Monday. Photograph: Collins

A 23-year-old pregnant woman who made life intolerable for her neighbours by holding all-night parties has lost her local authority home and will be h(...)

Tomás Quinlan kicks the winning penalty for Cork Constitution  in their Ulster Bank League Division 1A semi-final win over Lansdowne on Sunday. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Lansdowne 16 Cork Constitution 19 Tomás Quinlan was Cork Constitution’s 14-point goal-kicking hero as they knocked table-toppers Lansdowne out of th(...)

The house at The Pines, Lehaunstown, Cabinteely, Co Dublin, where up to 70 people were living. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The joint landlords of a Co Dublin house, which at one point was used to house up to 70 South American and eastern European tenants, were told by a ju(...)

The house at The Pines, Lehaunstown, Cabinteely Co Dublin, where up to 70 people from abroad were being housed.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A landlord, who housed up to 70 people in a sub-let property, has been ordered to find alternative accommodation for the last of his tenants by Saturd(...)

Judge Linnane heard that the county council had become aware of reports that up to 70 people were being accommodated in the house.

Reports that up to 70 people from abroad were being accommodated in a house in Cabinteely, Co Dublin, led to a county council inspection for health an(...)

The claims against Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council and Abberley Management Company Limited were thrown out by Judge Jacqueline Linnane

An Italian designer, who claimed €80,000 damages for repairs to a wall, turned out to be “merely a tenant” and not the owner of a property she allege(...)

UCD’s Jimmy O’Brien scores a try against Terenure. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Young Munster 20 Clontarf 18 Last season’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A finalists Clontarf and Cork Constitution both fell to their second successi(...)