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The blaze broke out at the former Sisters of Mercy convent on Cork Road in Skibbereen around 4pm and units of Cork County Fire Service from Skibbereen, Schull and Bantry were sent to tackle the blaze. Photograph: Barry Roche

Firefighters in Co Cork were on Tuesday battling a blaze at a former convent in Skibbereen. The homes of a number of pensioners in a sheltered housi(...)

The  accommodation earmarked for asylum seekers  in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim. Photograph: Brian Farrell/Irish Times

The decision to cut the number of asylum seekers going to Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, from 130 to just 27, made up of seven families, including children,(...)

An aerial view of the building in Ballinamore Co Leitrim that has been proposed to accommodate  asylum seekers. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

The owners of an apartment complex for asylum-seekers in Ballinamore, Co Leitrim, have secured an injunction preventing protesters interfering with wo(...)

Corofin’s Gary Sice scores a point to draw the sides level during the Galway SFC Final against Tuam Stars at St Jarlath’s Park in  Tuam. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Corofin 0-15 Tuam Stars 2-9 All-Ireland champions Corofin needed two Gary Sice frees in added time to deny Tuam Stars and send the Galway senior foot(...)

One Shore Street.

When on holidays we all dream of escaping the rat race and making that holiday location home. But most of us chicken out of actually making the quantu(...)

FAR LEFT PIC Willie Lynch (25), his partner Tara Gilbert (27) who was pregnant, and their daughters, Jodie (9) and Kelsey (4). CENTRE TOP LEFT Willie’s brother Jimmy Lynch (39). CENTRE BOTTOM LEFT Christy Connors (2), CENTRE TOP RIGHT Mary Connors (6 months), CENTRE BOTTOM RIGHT Jim Connors (5) and their parents FAR RIGHT PIC Thomas (28) and Sylvia Connors (30).

The teenager who rescued his nephew from a blaze that killed ten people was ‘extremely lucky’ to survive, the Dublin Coroner’s Court has heard. John(...)

 (L to R) Biddy (Bridget) O’Brien & Bridie (Bridget) O’Brien grandmother of Holly & Jordan during the Coroners Court inquest into the deaths of Anne-Marie O’Brien and unborn baby, Hannah Paris O’Brien, Holly O’Brien and Jordan McGinn on Store Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A devastating fire that killed three young children and a pregnant woman began with a tea light candle, an inquest has heard. Annmarie O’Brien (27) w(...)

Grace McDermott (26), had travelled to Limerick from her home in Dublin to take part in the Great Limerick Run on April 30th, 2017.

An inquest into the death of a DCU lecturer heard she died due to carbon monoxide poisoning during a house fire in Limerick, which she only stayed in(...)

Irish  film and TV  director Lorcan Fox with Made in Chelsea cast member Binky Felstead

Lorcan Fox is a fim and TV director. He works on a TV show called Sam Delaney’s News Thing. For the past 18 months Fox has been making the online news(...)

The letter points to the political and financial support which successive Irish governments have given the Palestinian people. Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters

Almost 90 leading artists, academics and former ambassadors have signed a letter to Taoiseach Enda Kenny urging the Government to formally recognise t(...)

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