Seán and Bernadette Seoige Webster from Athlone, with a picture of their  son Caolán. For his 16th birthday, his  had a gathering at his grave, later releasing 16 balloons from the house. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Some time in the early days of June 2015, somebody took a lifebuoy from its stand on the banks of the Shannon, just north of the railway bridge in Ath(...)

St Stephen’s Green, Dublin where 18-month old Faith Kelly Hogan enjoyed feeding the birds on Monday Photograph Nick Bradshaw

Storms are wreaking havoc across parts of Europe as Ireland’s calm and sunny weather is set to continue into next week. Sunglasses, sunscreen and a (...)

The remains of the toilets at College Green with Bank of Ireland in the background.  Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

It may have your escaped your attention, reader, as it had mine, that the Old Testament’s prophet Elijah was an expert in mouth-to-mouth resuscitation(...)

Galway Harbour Company’s decision after the Buncrana deaths to limit access to its slipway has aroused criticism from water users.  Photograph: Peter Murtagh/The Irish Times

Five weeks after five members of one family died when their car skidded into Lough Swilly, the Department of the Environment has issued no specific di(...)

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Photograph: Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Microsoft is set to donate more than €10 million in technology support to charities and non-profit organisations in Ireland over the next two years. (...)

Logan Joyce (4) of Wotton Bridge, Ashbourne Road, Co Dublin was found floating face down in the ‘lazy river’ section at the National Aquaitc Centre on July 22nd 2012.

Children are “almost guaranteed” to get into difficulty at a specific attraction at the National Aquatic Centre (NAC), an inquest heard. Logan Joyce (...)

The slipway alongside Buncrana Pier, which is now closed for public admittance. Photograph: Trevor McBride

Insufficient signage warning of hazards may prove to be a factor in any review of safety at Buncrana pier, following the loss of five members of the M(...)

Fionnuala Walsh trains off the west Clare coast

Fionnuala Walsh’s mother couldn’t swim, so she made sure her six children could. Growing up on the Shannon Estuary, the record-breaking long-distance(...)

Shane and Niall Murphy from Ballinteer jumping in support of Aquired Brain Injury Ireland. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Dozens of hardy swimmers braved the cold conditions to take a morning plunge at Sandycove’s Forty Foot for the annual Christmas Day swim. With Met (...)

 Irish Water Safety says more people are planning to take a charity dip over  Christmas and new year   than during the best summer days, due to this year’s mild weather. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Christmas Day swimmers have been warned that a full moon will cause strong tidal streams and increase the strength and speed of rip currents around t(...)

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