Daria Blackwell (left) who lives in Kilmeena, Westport with the recent arrivals from Ukraine: Christina and Ihor Sodomora with their three boys, Illya, Khoma and Omelyan. Photograph: Conor McKeown

The connections between Ireland and Ukraine are manifold. Constance Markiewicz’s husband, who ran a stud farm at Zywotówka in central Ukraine, is just(...)

William O’Brien: the Freeman’s Journal published a series of five articles by O’Brien that are generally acknowledged as the earliest example of investigative journalism in Ireland

In late December 1877 and early January 1878, the Freeman’s Journal published a series of five articles that are generally acknowledged as the earlies(...)

Tadhg Barry

He was the last high profile victim of the British forces during the War of Independence and 250,000 people lined the streets of Dublin for his funera(...)

Rachel Ward of William O’Brien Street, Mallow, Co Cork had five packets of heroin hidden inside her body when she was stopped by gardaí as she got off a train in Cork

A 36-year-old woman who needed to be seen by a gynaecologist after she concealed packets of heroin internally in a box to avoid detection by gardaí ha(...)

Photograph: Niall Carson/PA

A 45-year-old man who broke into the home of an 83-year-old woman in the middle of the night, pretended to be a garda and stole over €2,500 in cash ha(...)

The Widow Sammon waged a heroic battle to regain her right to the two-acre holding and the small cottage in which she had borne eight children between 1881 and 1894

As bullets tore through her thatch on a summer’s day in June 1921, she sat by her open fire smoking her clay pipe, unscathed and unconcerned about the(...)

The accused and accomplice told the owner of the house they were gardaí checking on burglaries and asked her where she kept her money, the court was told. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A 28-year-old man who broke into the home of an 83-year-old woman at night, pretended to be a garda and stole more than €2,500 in cash has been jailed(...)

The first Proclamation whiskey is an entry-level product that has been aged in new American oak barrels and matured in bourbon casks

The company behind the Grace O’Malley Irish whiskey brand is back with a new whiskey that celebrates the 1916 Proclamation. Co Mayo-based Inis Tine (...)

The series of burglaries took place in the Tower Street area of Cork’s southside on Friday morning. Image: Google Maps

Two men have been remanded in custody after they were charged with a series of burglaries including one where two intruders broke into the home of an (...)

Gardaí are hoping to interview the victim, who is from the Glen on the city’s northside, after he was attacked by two men. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire.

A 30-year-old man has suffered a fractured skull and bleed to the brain after he was attacked by two men armed with a hammer and baseball bat in Cork (...)

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