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David and Stephanie Duffy and Tom and Oyun-Erdene Duffy, co-owners of Tom Duffy’s Circus, at their practice grounds near Navan, Co Meath. Photograph: Alan Betson

David Duffy, the managing director of Duffy’s Circus, lives, eats and breathes the big tent, the performers, the noise. This year, Duffy’s Circus, a s(...)

Former Kilkenny hurler Lester Ryan snr (61) has died. Photograph: Instagram

A former Kilkenny hurler has died after his bike was struck by a tractor close to his home. Lester Ryan snr (61) died on Saturday in the crash in Gow(...)

Cian English: died after falling from a balcony on Australia’s Gold Coast

The family of a young Irishman who fell to his death trying to escape a trio of armed men in Australia have asked for candles to be lit for their “her(...)

A Google Maps image showing the town of Nabiac in southeastern Australia. Image: Google Maps

An Irish man from Co Kilkenny has died in a road crash in Australia. Seamus Walsh (38), originally from Ballyhale, was killed when his truck collide(...)

The scene of the light aircraft crash near Gowran, Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

An aviation enthusiast who died following a light aircraft crash in Kilkenny on Friday night has been named locally. Richard ‘Dick’ O’Connell, a mar(...)

Séamus Lawless is said to have slipped while in the “Balcony area” near the summit of Everest

A memorial service is to be held on Monday for a father-of-one who died just hours after summiting the world’s highest mountain. The search for miss(...)

Kevin Hynes from Galway

An Irish father of two has died during a climb on Mount Everest. Kevin Hynes (56), from Galway, was part of a group from the climbing company 360 Exp(...)

Dominika and Rafal Skóra

The widow of a taxi driver who died in a paragliding incident on Saturday says she wants to ensure a wedding voucher left in his car is returned to it(...)

Patsy Gibbons, who lives a couple of miles outside Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, started off minding a vixen he calls Gráinne (pictured perched on Patsy’s head) at age seven weeks, seven years ago.

Keeping foxes isn’t everyone’s idea of fun - particularly if you’ve also got a big bunch of hens. One Kilkenny man went out of his way t(...)