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Banned finally in 2013, bedsits often provoke nostalgia amongst their one-time occupants – even if the conditions were often grim. The often-maligned(...)

‘This poor woman was living alone and could have been dead in her bed with the smoke,’ a garda said.   Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

Gardaí are trying to establish the motive for an attempted arson attack, which forced an elderly woman out of her home after somebody tried to set fir(...)

The court heard Sean Power had type 1 diabetes since childhood and was insulin dependent, had started smoking cannabis at the age of 11 and also had consumed drink on the night of this incident.

An 18-month prison sentence has been imposed on a man who threatened his baby son, held a knife to the child’s throat and told other family members “y(...)

 Lucas and Olivia Berlinger from Switzerland, great-grandchildren of John J Hearne, ahead of the unveiling of a bust in his honour outside Bishop’s Palace, Waterford. Photograph: Noel Browne

A new book on the “architect-in-chief” of the 1937 Constitution fills a “significant lacuna” in Irish legal history, according to the Chief Justice Su(...)

A seven-month-old girl has died in hospital after being found in an ‘unresponsive’ state in a car.

A seven-month-old child has died in hospital after being left unattended in a car for a number of hours on the hottest day of the year so far. The ch(...)

A man in his 30s was arrested after a woma  was discovered with serious injuries. File photograph: Google Street View

A man has been detained by gardaí­ for questioning after the death of a woman who was found with serious injuries at a house in Freshford, Co Kilkenny(...)

Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald with Garda Commissioner Nóirín O’Sullivan at the Garda College in Templemore, Co Offaly. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice Frances Fitzgerald has said there should be a referendum on abortion next year. Yesterday, Ms Fitzgerald descri(...)

About eight people spent a number of hours trying to pull the pony from the water but by the time they managed to get the animal out river he was too weak to survive.

Gardaí­ and local authority officials are investigating the death of a pony that was found in the river Nore in Kilkenny city on Sunday afternoon. It(...)

 Robbie Brady is nominated for both the senior and young international player awards. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Burnley midfielder Robbie Brady tops the list of nominations for this weekend’s FAI awards with the 25-year-old making the shortlist for both the seni(...)

The remains of Paddy Lyons are carried from Ballysaggart Church on Monday. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The untimely death of 90-year-old Paddy Lyons had “cast a great shadow”, mourners at his funeral have been told. The rural community of Ballysaggart (...)

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