Three 8in howitzers firing at the Battle of the Somme in August 1916. John Fox, who won an All-Ireland with Clare in 1914, was injured during the battle. File photograph: Getty Images

Several All-Ireland finalists fought in the first World War and some were killed, according to a new book on the GAA. Two won All-Ireland medals, Joh(...)

Cork couple Kieran and Catherine O’Sullivan have won the prestigious Dairy Farmer of the Year award.

Cork couple Kieran and Catherine O’Sullivan have won the prestigious Dairy Farmer of the Year award. They received a prize of €5,000 and the National (...)

Louis Tomlinson tweeted: “We’re so so sorry for what happened tonight, it was out of our control ! Lots of love to Liam and thank you for being so understanding !” Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

There is good news for disappointed One Direction fans. Tuesday night’s cancelled concert is to be rescheduled for Friday night. Both Wednesday and T(...)

Kathleen Clarke: described Roger Casement as someone who really knew nothing about Ireland.

Sir Roger Casement “made a fool of himself” in his dealings with the Germans, according to the wife of executed Easter Rising leader Tom Clarke. (...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny visiting the scene of the fire at the halting site in Carrickmines, Co Dublin. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times 1:02

The families bereaved by the Carrickmines fire are “getting desperate” to be rehoused, it has been claimed. The 15 people left homeless by the fire t(...)

 Hugh O’Sullivan  at Glenamuck Cottages on the road into the proposed site. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 1:02

Whatever happens in relation to the relocation of the grieving Carrickmines Traveller families, residents in nearby Rockville Drive say their lives wi(...)

Flowers left at the site of the fire that claimed 10 lives on the Glenamuck Road, Carrickmines. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Some €282 million allocated for Traveller accommodation over the last decade has not been spent by local authorities, Minister for State with Responsi(...)

Argentinian fans celebrate their win against Ireland in the Rugby World Cup upon leaving the Trinity Bar in Temple Bar, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

There was one bar in Dublin on Sunday not stunned into silence by Argentina’s whirlwind start to their match against Ireland. The Trinity Bar in Dame(...)

The Galway Regional and Divisional Headquarters at Murrough Road in Galway city will have 12,000 square metres of space of which 4,000 square metres will be a basement.

Construction work on a €28 million Garda headquarters for the west of Ireland is due to begin in the coming weeks. The Galway Regional and Divisional(...)

Michael Conlan, from Belfast, with his daughter Luisne (three months) and the gold medal he won in the Boxing world championship in Doha, at Dublin Airport, Friday, October 16th, 2015. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times 2:03

We live in a golden age of Irish boxing - and none more golden than the medal around the neck of new world champion Michael Conlan. He was greeted at(...)