Thomas J Clarke was, at 59, the elder statesman of Irish republicanism when he was executed for his part in the Easter Rising, in 1916. The man who(...)

View over Lough Key from Moylurg Tower: “This lovely spot has thrown off the shackles of grim history to become a happy place.”

Recently, with the papers full of a planned Forest Activity Park at Newcastle Woods in County Longford, I decided to explore the one which already ex(...)

Also on the podcast, journalist Anna Carey talked to Eat, Pray, Love author Elizabeth Gilbert about her new book about harnessing creativity, Big Magic.

“I love makeup, it makes me incredibly happy, and it’s been a great friend to me at very dark times in my life,” said Marian Keyes, bestsellin(...)

Minister of State for Equality Aodhán Ó Ríordáin said it was “completely and utterly wrong to tarnish an entire community” over concerns about criminality by some after anti-Roma protests took place on Manor Street in Waterford.

Anti-Roma protests in Waterford city over the weekend have been described as “cowardly, prejudiced and racist” by Minister of State for Equality, Aodh(...)

Sean MacDermott

The five sisters of executed Easter Rising leader Seán Mac Diarmada all received pensions after his death, the military pensions archives reveal. Ma(...)

Agents Bannon are guiding €6.2 million for an office investment at the entrance to the North Park on the North Road in Dublin 11 which will show a ret(...)

Ross Molony and Jack O’Donoghue will be key men for Ireland Under-20s against England in their Junior World Cup semi-final in North Harbour, New Zealand. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The Ringrose clan, St Michael’s College and UCD can take the most satisfaction from this odyssey. That’s what any journey to the penultimate stages o(...)

The thoroughbred county: Horses being schooled after racing at The Curragh, Newbridge. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan

The shortage of family housing in Dublin is spilling over into Kildare, most notably in areas closest to the capital. “The residential market i(...)

Armagh and Cavan players become involved in a row before the Ulster championship clash at the Athletic Grounds. Photo: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

Armagh 1-12 Cavan 0-9An investigation will be held into the scenes which erupted prior to the start of yesterday’s Ulster SFC quarter-final at the At(...)

Brian McDermott:  “It is clear Massimo wishes to implement a new structure and feels he will work more successfully for Leeds with a coach rather than a manager.” Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Leeds United have parted company with manager Brian McDermott by mutual consent as new Italian owner Massimo Cellino begins to restructure the cash-st(...)