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Victims of the Colombian armed conflict mark International Human Rights Day in Bogotá in December 2018. Colombia and Mexico accounted for just over half of last year’s total of 321 deaths of human rights defenders globally, said the Front Line Defenders report. Photograph: Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images

A record number of human rights defenders were murdered during 2018 in a year that saw global progress set back by a rise in populist right-wing polit(...)

Luke O’Donovan, the six-year-old  who was killed in a traffic accident at Ballymacoda in Co Cork. Photograph:  Provision.

The parents of a boy killed by a driver with a cognitive disability have called for the law to be changed so that people who have suffered serious imp(...)

John Treacy, chief executive, Sport Ireland: “We have to tier [resources] like every other country does. We are already doing it.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

We have two new buzz phrases. They are multi-annual funding (MAF) and tiered funding (TF). New to Ireland, not new to the world. New Zealand, the spor(...)

New regulations to make it safer for people cutting down trees have been recommened by an inquest jury in Cork.

New regulations to make it safer for people cutting down trees have been recommened by an inquest jury in Cork. It follows the death of a father of (...)

Bus shelter almost submerged in floodwater in Mallow, Co Cork.  Photograph: David Morrissey

Civil Defence volunteers have been dispatched to help residents in a Midleton housing estate in east Cork after a local river burst its banks and trap(...)

Wilton Shopping Centre in Cork

The successful Wilton Shopping Centre in Cork along with strongly performing retail parks in Drogheda and Galway will be sold in a single lot on the i(...)

Reports of an increase in the number of seagulls coming inland to forage for food may be due to a new EU rules on the discarding of fish, the chairman of a fisherman’s group has said. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Reports of an increase in the number of seagulls coming inland to forage for food may be due to a new EU rules on the discarding of fish, the chairman(...)

Senator Denis O’Donovan. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fianna Fáil Senator Denis O’Donovan called on the Seanad to address the “lack of societal respect” for law, order and authority in the State. He said(...)

Sen Denis O’Donovan: “The issue of a vacancy of a seat here is a matter for the Seanad.’’ Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A further attempt by Fianna Fáil to have Taoiseach Enda Kenny answer questions on the byelection controversy in the Seanad failed yesterday. De(...)

Fianna Fáil leader  Micheál Martin  keep an eye on any announcements of future electoral intentions by the party’s Senators. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has asked the party’s TDs to decide over the summer if they are going to contest the next general election. He will (...)

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