The 39-year-old man was convicted by a Central Criminal Court jury following a trial last May of two counts of the anal rape of the woman at their Co Mayo home on December 18th, 2015. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Co Mayo resident convicted of raping his wife twice in one night has been jailed for nine years. The 39-year-old man, who cannot be identified to p(...)

Seán Lemass addresses an election rally in Dublin in 1943. Photograph: Haywood Magee/Getty Images

A victorious Fianna Fáil party in 1932 feared they would be subject to an army coup led by a man allegedly responsible for some of the worst atrocitie(...)

The family team behind White & Green: Sari Winckworth and her daughters Rebecca, Danielle, and Andrea.

White & Green offers luxury high-quality cotton bed linen at affordable prices from its base in Wicklow. Founded in 2016 by Sari Winckworth and he(...)

Accused broke a hole in Michelle Mulherin’s constituency window, inserted a rag and lit the device before flinging it through the window. Photograph: Courtesy of RTÉ

A 41-year-old man who threw a homemade petrol bomb through the window of former Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin’s constituency office in Ballina, Co Ma(...)

Judge Rory MacCabe. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

A 75-year-old woman’s lifesavings were stolen by a niece to whom she gave her bank card number to withdraw her weekly pension, a court in Co Mayo ha(...)

Pat McLoughlin, a staff member at Áras Attracta, leaving Ballina court after being sentenced to four months in prison last February. Photograph: Keith Heneghan/Phocus

A care worker who was convicted of assaulting an intellectually disabled woman by sitting on her lap, is appealing against the severity of a four-mont(...)

A partial report in The Irish Times on April 1st, 1976. Photograph: The Irish Times

On March 31st 1976, an armed gang carried out a mail train robbery at Sallins, Co Kildare, seizing IR£200,000. Here is an early report of the heist as(...)

Patrick McLoughlin leaving Castlebar District Court. Photograph: Conor McKeown

A 56-year-old care worker has described his sitting on an intellectually disabled woman in her chair at the HSE-run Áras Attracta facility in Swinford(...)

The figures were published on the Department of Agriculture’s website agriculture.gov.ie on Saturday morning to comply with an EU regulation giving information on payments in EU-funded schemes. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools, stud farms and meat processors were among the recipients of the EU single farm payment scheme last year, according to figures published by th(...)

Getting a risk-free return may never have been more difficult for investors. Consider the deposit rates on offer – the most a lump-sum investment of €(...)