- Christine Buckley made Ireland ‘a better place’
Tributes have been pouring in following the death of Christine Buckley, one of the first people to speak out publicly about institutional abuse in this country.
- Damning report vindicates whistle blowers
Justice Minister Alan Shatter is expected to come under renewed pressure to apologise to two Garda whistleblowers after a "damning" Garda Inspectorate report criticises the cancellation of penalty points by members of the force.
- West Ham fans top of league for terrace chants
West Ham fans have been ranked top of the league when it comes to witty terrace chants.
- Pistorius ‘fired gun through car sunroof’
Athlete Oscar Pistorius was passionate about guns, a friend testified, telling the court how the Paralympian had fired a gun through a sunroof and again inside a crowded restaurant.
- Lenihan warned against bank mergers
Former Irish Nationwide chairman Michael Walsh wrote to the late minister for finance, Brian Lenihan, warning him against bank mergers as the financial crisis escalated, according to a letter obtained under the Freedom of Information Act.
- ECB to examine euro bank capital shortfalls in €3.72tn asset review
The European Central Bank says it will look for capital shortfalls in euro-area banks by examining more than €3.72tn in assets in on-site checks.
- Cork is harbouring ambitious plans for the future
€200m in investments and up to 4,000 marine-centred jobs and new tourism attractions are in Cork Harbour's pipeline, reports Tommy Barker
- A raft of ideas to capitalise on the ‘blue economy’
As a Harbour resident and a boating enthusiast, the Marine Minister Simon Coveney is well-placed to oversee the progress in plans being made for his maritime backdoor, he tells Tommy Barker