Jim Gavin shakes hands with Kildare manager Jason Ryan (left) at Croke Park. The Dublin manager has reshaped his side’s defensive set-up to good effect.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) middle thirds of the pitch. But we are not going to concede the last third and allow teams to go straight(...)

Daisy O’Connor (now 6), Holly O’Farrell (5) and their classmates  in their junior infants class in Griffeen Valley Educate Together National School in Lucan, Co Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) different. For what was the third year of an experimental project at the multidenominational, multicultural(...)

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(...) relationship, the greater the discrepancy in their sex drives. While one-third of people feel that their sex(...)

Women who responded to The Irish Times sex survey were more likely to identify as bisexual rather than lesbian, while the converse applied to male respondents. Photograph: Thinkstock/Getty Images

(...) than lesbian, while the converse applies to men. Lesbians indicate a very high level of enjoyment of(...)

Ryanair: says  no evidence to support claims that its employment practices are bogus or atypical and describes statements by various individuals as misleading or unfounded. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

(...) contributed to a report on the company’s employment practices produced by the third-level institution. He and(...)

Nick Kyrgios enters the court to face Diego Schwartzman in his first round match at Wimbledon yesterday. Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

(...) a line-call dispute early in the third sent Kyrgios mumbling to himself and the crowd. That sent a(...)

Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s. 8:37

(...) a local grants programme, a third-level scholarships programme and the Erris Development Fund and(...)

(...) coaching and with PwC’s association, this will be expanded through leadership training and third level(...)

Novak Djokovic celebrates winning the second set against Philipp Kohlschreiber during the first round men’s singles during day one of the Wimbledon Championships. Photo Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

(...)-4 victory. Tougher tests There will certainly be tougher tests to come if he is to claim a third(...)

Katie Taylor celebrates her gold medal win in the European Games in Baku with her coaches Pete Taylor, Zaur Anita and Billy Walsh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

(...) already won by Brendan Irvine and Sean McComb. It left Ireland third-placed on the boxing medal table(...)