Workers in the Meadowbank Sports Arena in Magherafelt, Co Derry, where Bloc Blinds have set up a factory floor making protective equipment for the health services North and South. Photograph: Margaret McLaughlin

Two weeks ago, Meadowbank Sports Arena in Magherafelt, Co Derry was full of primary school children taking part in a GAA blitz; today, the leisure cen(...)

 Representatives of the Garda and Coast Guard with relatives of those who died in the Lacken drowning disaster in 1927 at the  ceremony  at Lacken Pier, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan

Irish Coast Guard volunteer Amy Lynott believes she owes her affinity with the Atlantic to her great-grandfather Thomas Lynott, who lost his life off (...)

Lydia Branley, Largydonnell, Kinlough, Co Leitrim, leaving court yesterday after she settled her High Court action for €10  million. Photograph: Collins

A young woman has secured €10 million in settlement of her action over catastrophic injuries suffered when the car in which she was a front-sea(...)