Dublin’s Kevin Nolan: the former All Star decided to spend his summer in the United Stares. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Every day it seems we’re reading about the latest batch of young, talented GAA players heading over to the US, but believe it or not there have bee(...)

Killian Young: “Preparation has now gone very professional, and where it’s all going to stop, nobody know.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Professional rugby player walks into a bank to be greeted by a four-time All-Ireland winner. One is on holidays, which really means full-scale recov(...)

Kildare manager John Ryan reacts late on in their defeat to Dublin. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Five is the magic number An unusual feature of Dublin’s win over Kildare at Croke Park this weekend is that it marks a rare five-goal champion(...)

A fitness to practice inquiry is hearing eight allegations against a  junior registrar at the Mid-Western Cancer Centre at University Hospital Limerick. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

A doctor who worked in cancer treatment at University Hospital Limerick has been accused of failing to make proper notes about a seriously ill patient(...)

A major US tour operator has become among the first to create a romantic Irish tour for the LGBT market following the passage of the marriage equality(...)

Less than a year old, the Dingle Whiskey Bar on Nassau Street is already wrapped tight in tradition. A Dublin outpost of the Dingle Distillery in K(...)

A view of Muckross Lake, at Dundag,  Killarney National Park.Photo:Valerie O'Sullivan 6:31

It is home to 26,000 acres of lush mountains, aboriginal forest, walkways, rivers, castles and stately homes, cycle paths and disused mines, golf c(...)

Headline act: Duran Duran had been announced as being on the bill in Killarney

Killarney Festival of Music & Food is no longer taking place in Co Kerry this weekend. The event had been due to host 36,000 people – 18,000 a (...)

Fine Gael TD John Deasy: has pushed for Enterprise Ireland to assess the underutilised harbours. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

A group of large harbours across the State is not being used adequately to promote and develop fishing and seafood, the Dáil Public Accounts Committe(...)

Niccolai Schuster’s picture at a candlelight vigil  in Berkeley, California. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

“His smile was like 1,000 rays of sunshine. He was exotic, always up for a laugh and he had a great sense of the ridiculous,” said John Schuster, desc(...)