Ross McEwan, chief executive officer RBS,  will take the flak over bankers’ bonuses  at the annual meeting. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Shareholders are out in force this week as the annual meeting season continues apace, with gatherings scheduled for investors in Royal Bank of Scotlan(...)

Conor McManus was in tremendous form for Monaghan early on at Clones, firing over a a number of excellent points from a range of distances and angles. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Meath proved no match for a rampant Monaghan at Clones yesterday. The conditions were difficult, with a strong, biting wind and heavy showers leaving (...)

Inside the GPO, Easter Week 1916. Photograph: Defence Forces Military Archives.

The myriad of personal stories contained in the Military Service Pensions Collection will open a new window on the 1916 to 1923 period in Irish histor(...)

Wicklow’s Paddy Dalton and Mark Staines with Damien Carroll of Meath in Baltinglass. Photograph: Inpho

MEATH 4-11 WICKLOW 2-5: On the scenic route into Baltinglass, over the Wicklow Gap, the wind was howling and the rain outrageous. What football lesson(...)

Portlaoise 1-15 Longford Slashers 3-7 (after extra-time): Portlaoise were forced to dig deep in extra-time to take a two-point win over Longford Slash(...)

Summerhill 2-13 Newtown Blues 1-13Meath champions Summerhill set up a semi-final clash with Dublin counterparts St Vincent’s following this exciting q(...)

Garda Derek Dalton said Darren Hughes-Gibson’s body was discovered by one of his friends who was searching for him after seeing on Facebook he was missing. Photograph: PA Wire

The mother of a teenager who took his own life told the Dublin coroner he may have received threatening messages on Facebook before his death.Elaine H(...)

Republican Ruairí O Bradaigh has died aged 80.  Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Ruairí O Bradaigh, whose life-long commitment to an interpretation of Irish republicanism was matched only by the fervour with which he opposed any co(...)

Headmaster: Dermot Dix. Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

MONDAY It’s the first day of term. Parents drop their children off after a three-week break. We are a private primary school, with both boarding-(...)

Liberty Counsel (left) is given a peach of a ride by conditional jockey Ben Dalton.

Liberty Counsel’s shock 50 to 1 victory in yesterday’s Ladbrokes Irish Grand National at Fairyhouse was a skinning result for the bookies but a(...)