Police in the North have concluded that 619 people were in the queue or car park on the night of the crush at a disco in Cookstown.
Wed, 27 Mar, 2019
Gerry Adams says he will travel to the US for St Patrick's Day.
Sun, 05 Feb, 2017
As Good Friday arrives, the Irish public are once again split on the tradition banning the sale of alcohol during the religious festival.
Thu, 02 Apr, 2015
WHAT better way to celebrate St Patrick’s Day than with an Irish cheese board.
Sun, 16 Mar, 2014
President Michael D Higgins has praised the "solidarity" displayed by people around the country with the victims of storms that hit Ireland in recent months.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
The Minister for Social Protection has signalled a referendum on the European Treaty will be held before the summer, saying there are "two windows" in which to hold the vote.
Mon, 19 Mar, 2012
The Saint Patrick's Day parade in Armagh has been disrupted because of a security alert.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
Fáilte Ireland says several high profile international TV shows and print media will be among the tens of thousands of overseas visitors soaking up the Saint Patrick's Day atmosphere in Dublin this weekend.
Thu, 15 Mar, 2012
Liam Neeson has been voted Ireland's best actor according to a poll carried out by Sky Movies HD, to mark Saint Patrick's Day.
It has emerged Italy's famous leaning tower of Pisa will turn green for Saint Patrick's Day for the first time ever.
Mon, 12 Mar, 2012
The Taoiseach has defended his Health Minister, and denied a cover-up over the latest cancer scandal - this time at Tallaght Hospital in Dublin.
Wed, 10 Mar, 2010
The Taoiseach Brian Cowen has ordered the costs of ministerial trips around the world for Saint Patrick's Day to be curtailed.
Fri, 05 Mar, 2010
Champion boxer Katie Taylor is on the guest list for the Saint Patrick's Day celebrations at the White House.
Wed, 03 Mar, 2010
Sinn Féin has called for the official celebrations marking the anniversary of 1916 to be given a wider focus.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2007
A 77-year-old man has died in hospital in Cork after he was injured in a car crash on Saint Patrick's Day.
Sat, 24 Mar, 2007
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to line the streets later to celebrate Saint Patrick's Day.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2007
The President will make her first official state visit to the Vatican next month.
Thu, 15 Feb, 2007
An inquest into the death of a newborn baby at a hospital in Drogheda has today returned a verdict of medical misadventure.
Mon, 22 Jan, 2007
Belfast City Council has agreed to fund this year's Saint Patrick's Day celebrations, despite objections to the move by the Democratic Unionist Party.
Thu, 05 Jan, 2006
The outcry over Saint Patrick's Day public disorder and drunkenness has provoked criticism of the media.
Fri, 18 Mar, 2005
The world is waking up to Saint Patrick's Day as millions of Irish descendants are toasting the occasion.
Thu, 17 Mar, 2005
Organisers of the Saint Patrick's Day parade in Dublin are furious with the Department of Transport over their refusal to take down overhead LUAS cables that cross O'Connell Street.
Sun, 13 Mar, 2005
Saint Patrick's Day parades could be moved to the evening, instead of the early afternoon, to avoid the violence that followed this year's events.
Sun, 21 Mar, 2004
The successor to the Archbishop of Dublin is calling for a change in people's attitude towards immigrants.
Wed, 17 Mar, 2004
The Government is considering using Baldonnel aerodrome when SIPTU workers at Dublin airport strike on Thursday.
Sun, 14 Mar, 2004
Business group ISME is blaming inter-union rivalry for next week's planned work stoppage at CIE.
Sat, 13 Mar, 2004
There's no sign of union comradeship over next week's planned 24-hour transport strike.
Fri, 12 Mar, 2004
ISME has said that SIPTU's position in the partnership process is untenable after the union announced details of a one-day transport strike next Thursday March 18.
Wed, 10 Mar, 2004
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