Gardaí at the Mullach Alainn estate in Omeath, Co Louth where Garda Tony Golden was shot dead. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has paid tribute to Garda Tony Golden, who was shot dead after responding to a domestic disturbance at a house in Co Louth. Mr K(...)

Kilkenny captain Joey Holden lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup after his side beat Galway in the All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Inpho

Kilkenny 1-22 Galway 1-18 It started with the promise of a memorable contest but by the final whistle Kilkenny had proved beyond quibble their endurin(...)

A clipping from the Irish Times in 1916 about Holden Stodart, an ambulance volunteer killed during the 1916 Rising. (Right) Mr Stodart’s grave in Mount Jerome in Dublin.

Padraig Allen, a member of St John Ambulance Brigade, recalls Holden Stodart, a volunteer who was fatally wounded while helping those engaged in th(...)

Kieran Joyce: named at centre half instead of  Brian Hogan in the Kilkenny team to face Tipperary in the All-Ireland SHC final replay. Photograph:   Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilkenny make three changes for Saturday’s All-Ireland hurling final replay against Tipperary in Croke Park but Henry Shefflin’s bid for a 10th All(...)

Davy Russell is “confident plenty of people will continue to use me”.

Davy Russell was denied a winning send-off in his last ride as number one jockey for Gigginstown House Stud when Roi Du Mee was collared by Marito at (...)

Minister for Education and Skills Ruairi Quinn.

School waiting lists will be curtailed and application fees abolished under a draft Bill to be brought to Government by the Mi(...)