Weekenders: Claire MacSimoin and Andrea Flannagan snap a selfie at a loyalist mural in east Belfast. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Pacemaker 4:03

In this age of easy access to foreign travel, crossing the Border to visit the other half of the island is not particularly high on Irish people’s age(...)

John Quinn from Belfast Community Circus performing in the Drogheda Samba Festival along West Street in Drogheda. Photograph: Alan Betson

Round Ireland Yacht Race, Wicklow Thirty-six ocean-going yachts are confirmed for this year’s Round Ireland Yacht Race which begins today. It is Irela(...)

Lámha suas: Delegates vote in 2011 at the Teachers Union of Ireland congress in the Brandon Conference Centre, Tralee Co, Kerry. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

As ordinary teachers get set for summer term this week, a fight in their name is going on at teacher conferences in Kilkenny and Wexford. At th(...)

The General Secretary of the Reserve Defence Force’s Representative Association (RDFRA) has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping disciplinary proceedings over alleged gross misconduct.

The General Secretary of the Reserve Defence Force’s Representative Association (RDFRA) has brought a High Court action aimed at stopping disciplinary(...)

Thomas Berney of Berney Bros Saddlery & Riding Wear Kilcullen Co Kildare. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Listen to those radio ads for Kildare Village outlet centre, in which all roads lead to exit 13 off the M7, and you could be forgiven for thinking Kil(...)

Auction ResultsMonday, May 27th Whyte’s, Important Irish Art, RDS, Dublin. Bringing In The Turf by William Conor, €21,000 (€18,000- €22,000); Connema(...)

Given the importance of all matters equestrian in Irish life, there is likely to be strong interest in a pair of portraits of racehorses at Why(...)