Chris Henry wears jacket 425, shirt 160, twill trousers 135. Simon Zebo wears Bomber jacket 445, shirt 95, jeans 135. Jamie Heaslip wears Jacket 375, shirt 115, jeans 125. Photograph: Sean Jackson

Whether scrumhalves or flankers, they are built like tanks these days. Irish rugby stars are top athletes in prime condition, strong and ferociousl(...)

Lucinda Creighton said Andrew Sheehy made a donation to her campaign but she “didn’t really know him”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

The brother of a Fine Gael donor recorded as giving €1,000 to Lucinda Creighton when she was contesting a Dáil seat for the party was appointed to the(...)

Victoria Cross was awarded to Irishman Stephen Garvin

One of the first Victoria Crosses won by an Irishman will be auctioned in London by medals auctioneers Dix Noonan Webb next Friday, September 19th. Th(...)

A rescue helicopter was dispatched from Shannon and was on the scene at Inch Beach on the Dingle Peninsula at 7.56pm last night. It left the beach at 8.10pm and landed at Kerry General Hospital, Tralee, at 8.15pm. File photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins

The two nuns who died at Inch Beach on the Dingle Peninsula yesterday evening have been named as Sr Paula Buckley (70) and Sr Imelda Carew (67), of th(...)

A 63-year- old man has died after the car he was driving left the road, entered a ditch and collided with a tree at Newtown, New Inn, Cashel, Co Tipperary.

A 63-year- old man has died after the car he was driving left the road, entered a ditch and collided with a tree at Newtown, New Inn, Cashel, C(...)

Kilkenny Castle, with John’s Bridge in the foreground. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

Nobody quite knows what will happen in June to all the mayoral chains, maces, scrolls and other civic paraphernalia of the city and town counci(...)

Pyke’n’Pommes street food: generating significant buzz in Derry

In these hard times we live in, it can still be cheap as chips to eat out – if you do your homework. Diners are spoilt for choice on bargains, deals, (...)

Doonreagan House, Cashel in Connemara where the first Ted Hughes Weekend will be held to mark the British Poet laureate’s connection withthe area.

When North American poet, novelist and short-story writer Sylvia Plath died 50 years ago, her husband, the celebrated p(...)