Cathal Joyce had just finished his warm-up  at Cusack Park, in Mullingar, when  he collapsed at the side of the pitch – the 25-year-old had suffered a cardiac arrest

Cathal Joyce had just finished his warm-up for the inter-county semi-final between Athlone GAA and Rosemount GAA of Co Westmeath at Cusack Park, in Mu(...)

Prof Robert Kelly  with his wife, Kim Jung-a, and their children Marion (4) and  eight-month-old James, at a press conference after a video of the children crashing Prof Kelly’s Skype interview with the BBC went viral. Photograph: EPA

It ought not to have been especially interesting. All that happened was a man sat in his study at home in South Korea and did a live Skype interview f(...)

Padraig Fahy with a 2.5kg sea trout on Lough Inagh

The Loughs Agency, with responsibility for the Carlingford and Lough Foyle area, has witnessed a big rise in pollution this year with 150 incidents re(...)

The most common type of fraud in Ireland, according to PwC, is asset misappropriation and/or stealing from a company

Most businesses have to contend with fraud, but trying to establish the scale of the problem is not easy. With many organisations reluctant to admit(...)

“There was no obvious motive,” Tom Rice, prosecuting, said. “The reason for the violence could not be explained.”

Two brothers have been sentenced to 9½ years, with four suspended, for “a brutal, vicious and degrading ” attack on their uncle which left him “at dea(...)

Robert Kelly (32), of Ogham Rian Estate, Tralee and Tommy Kelly (34), of Marian Park, Tralee, have both pleaded not guilty to causing serious harm to Gerald Fitzgerald at Mitchels Road, Tralee, on November 8th, 2011. File photograph:  Michaela Rehle/Reuters

Two brothers have gone on trial at the Circuit Criminal Court in Tralee accused of recklessly or intentionally causing serious harm to their uncle at (...)

Toddler Robert Kelly (2) was found dead in his home on Parnell Street in Limerick on Saturday afternoon

Gardai have described the death of a two-year Limerick boy as a “family tragedy”.A post mortem on Robert Kelly found the boy died from a viral infecti(...)

A derailed commuter train rests on an escalator at O’Hare international airport in Chicago March 24th, 2014. Thirty-two people were injured after a Chicago Transit Authority train derailed and hit a platform at O’Hare International Airport early on Monday. Photograph: Reuters

Chicago transit officials have fired a train operator who dozed off and did not wake up until cars jumped the end of the track at O’Hare Intern(...)