Martin O’Connell, co-founder of Nasal Medical: “We learned so much in the last eight weeks. It’s every entrepreneur’s dreams to win something like this”

“I saw the name on the piece of paper and my first thought was the winner must be on the other side of that slip of paper. I just couldn’t believe it,(...)

Kieran Donaghy will line out for the new Tralee basketball team next October. Photograph: Basketball Ireland

Tralee’s return to National League basketball brings with it one of Ireland’s best known sportsmen - former Footballer of the Year Kieran Donaghy. T(...)

Pupils of the Lion King junior cast from Scoil Realt na Mara, Kilmore, Co Wexford, Best Overall School Musical Winners at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Separate productions of The Lion King Junior have won two of the big prizes at the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. Scoil Réalt na Mara from(...)

Aer Lingus will be flying to Corfu from this month and fares will be around €430 return

I am trying to organise a girls holiday in August for a group of friends. We are all late 20s and our number will be between three and five as not ev(...)

The new development at Landen Park, outside Naas, Co Kildare, is on lands that belonged to the Oldtown Demesne, and it was first launched in March 20(...)

Mayo captain Sarah Tierney (with Kerry’s Louise Galvin): “People looking at our team might only think it’s the ‘Cora Show’, but there are a lot of brilliant girls.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Sarah Tierney is captain of the Mayo Gaelic football team that meets the four-in-a-row seeking Cork in Saturday’s Lidl National Football League Divisi(...)

Independent TDs Danny Healy-Rae and Michael Collins:  “I believe that God above is in charge of the weather,” said Danny in response to Green Party leader Eamon Ryan.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Would you look at the time? Ten weeks already, and not a government in the House washed. Although after much huffing and puffing, sources close to s(...)

Wetmeath hurling manager Michael Ryan was surprised by the extent of his side’s victory over Offaly. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

It might be stretching matters to posit that the game of the weekend is happening in Tralee on Saturday but the simple fact of the matter is nowhere (...)

Rubble after an air strike on Aleppo’s Baedeen district this month. The Syrian city has been the scene of the worst surge in fighting in recent days. Photograph: Reuters/Abdalrhman Ismail

The United States and Russia have agreed to extend a cessation of hostilities in Syria to include Aleppo province, and will co-ordinate to strengthen (...)

Inishbofin Island, Co Galway, which is famed for its “pirate presence” of Grace O’Malley . Photograph: Frank Miiller/The Irish Times

Inishbofin has become the first Irish island to receive an international ecotourism award. The Ecotourism award, which will be presented today to a (...)