All day last Saturday, people queued along Abbeyfeale’s Main Street to buy their last bag of penny sweets or iced bun from “the Willy Wonka” of the to(...)

A view of Tigh na Cille. Photograph: Aidan Fitzgerald

The ruin of the west Kerry former cliffside home where writer Máire Mhac an tSaoi spent many summers has been attracting overseas attention since it w(...)

Mr Justice Barr said Ms Browne was entitled to her costs up to September 27th, 2016, when the first lodgment was made, but the defendants were entitled to their costs from the following day, September 28th.

A woman awarded €260,000 after having a kidney removed due to alleged negligence during surgery has been ordered to pay some of the legal costs of her(...)

Mr Justice Anthony Barr said, when Margaret Browne (above) with an address in Waterford, underwent a hysterectomy operation seven years ago, sutures were placed in the ureter leading to the left kidney which caused a total obstruction of the ureter. Photograph: Collins Courts

A woman who had pain after a hysterectomy operation and later had to have a kidney removed has been awarded €260,000 damages by the High Court. Mr J(...)

   Plastic bottles, aluminium cans, cigarette butts, fishing litter such as ropes and nets and “sewage-related” litter such as cotton bud sticks are among the main items collected, an Taisce’s coastal programmes manager Annabel FitzGerald told the “Clean Coasts” symposium today in Dublin. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Cotton bud sticks and baby wipes are still among the top ten marine polluters found during coastal clean-ups, a marine litter conference hosted by An (...)