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Mairead Moran died as a result of a stab wound inflicted by her former boyfriend, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity at a murder trial in the Central Criminal Court last year. Photograph:  Michael O’Toole/Facebook

A man who fatally stabbed a woman (26) while she worked at a health food shop was “so calm” and showed no emotion after he committed the atrocity, an (...)

Tullan strand in Bundoran, Co Donegal, which has become one of Europe’s surfing hotspots.

The tourism industry is hopping, visitor numbers are up 13 per cent and their spending is up by a tenth: almost €2 billion from January to June. It is(...)

Professor Marie Cassidy told the court  she carried out a postmortem on the body of Mairead Moran on May 9th, 2014

Kilkenny woman Mairead Moran died after being stabbed multiple times and suffering an injury to her heart that would have caused “fairly rapid collaps(...)

 Murder trial   told   accused had been ‘hanging’ around dead woman’s workplace and ‘freaking her out’ weeks before he stabbed her to death. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A 29-year-old man told his cousin he stabbed a Kilkenny woman to death because she had stolen a “vial of his blood”, “installed hidden cameras” and pu(...)

Westport, Co Mayo: The west, like other parts of Ireland, is enjoying an increase in overseas visitors, many of whom have been attracted to the Wild Atlantic Way which stretches from Donegal to Cork. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

At this moment, several foreign journalists are exploring the path of the Wild Atlantic Way, which stretches from Donegal to Cork. They might encount(...)