Roger Sweeney

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Martin Cullinane with his Seiko Just In Time award for a commendable act of heroism. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Martin Cullinane (46) remembers sitting for dinner in his first-floor apartment last April when he looked out the window to see two young brothers scr(...)

Seán and Bernadette Seoige Webster from Athlone, with a picture of their  son Caolán. For his 16th birthday, his  had a gathering at his grave, later releasing 16 balloons from the house. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Some time in the early days of June 2015, somebody took a lifebuoy from its stand on the banks of the Shannon, just north of the railway bridge in Ath(...)

Swimmers cool off during the heat wave in Seapoint, Co Dublin  yesterday. Water Safety Ireland has issued a warning, and emphasised the importance of supervising swimmers in the wake of recent deaths. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Renewed safety appeals have been issued this weekend as high temperatures continue to attract thousands to the water, leading to the deaths of five pe(...)