The Irish Times debate semi-final at UCD in 1966.

It was January 1960. Seán Lemass had recently taken over from de Valera. The arrival of television was just around the corner. The Catholic Church’s v(...)

Nathan O’Reilly (17) will be detained at Oberstown until he turns 18 when will be transferred to an adult prison. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

A Cork teenager who knocked down a boy (2) and then sped off, leaving the toddler with life-changing injuries has been sentenced to four years detenti(...)

Joshua Allen, son of celebrity chef Rachel Allen. File photograph: Cork Courts Limited

The teenage son of celebrity chef, Rachel Allen has been remanded for sentence after he affirmed guilty pleas in relation to a number of drug offences(...)

The family of Carmel Daly (74), who died six days after being injured in a two-car collision, told Cork Circuit Criminal Court that they had no wish to see farmer John Sexton jailed in relation to the collision. Photograph: Frank Miller

Road traffic rules governing the ability of elderly people to drive should be strengthened, according to a family whose mother suffered serious injuri(...)