Tom O Neill

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Manson family murders: Charles Manson at Los Angeles city jail in December 1969. Photograph: Bettmann/Getty

The Manson family murder rampage of 1969 claimed seven victims, most famously Sharon Tate, the Hollywood flower child whose tragic story is told yet a(...)

The British base at Spike Island off the Cork coast was the first to be handed over on July 11th, 1938. Photograph: Richard Mills

The 80th anniversary of the handover of the “Treaty ports” was recalled at a ceremony on Spike Island in Cork on Wednesday. In 1938, with tensions mo(...)

Maura Healy-Rae will be co-opted to take the council seat of her father Danny, centre, and join her brother Johnny, left, on Kerry County Council. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

Dozens of vacancies in local authorities created by the election of councillors to the 32nd Dáil are to be filled this week. The new councillors will(...)

St Patrick’s Boys’ National School in Galway city ran their own unofficial plebiscite, hosted by sixth class. Image: Google Streetview

Shock result – a Fine Gael senator tops the poll and Labour hangs on to its seat in Galway West. And Fianna Fáil’s Éamon Ó Cuív loses out to a rival(...)

Newbridge College were very impressive as they recorded a nine-try haul to outclass a plucky Kilkenny College in this Bank of Ireland Leinster Senior (...)

Full list of candidates Significant boundary revisions and a reduced number of seats mean there are few certainties for candidates seeking elec(...)