A candidate in Friday’s Roscommon South-Leitrim by-election appeared before a District Court judge for non-payment of about €12,000 outstanding on a Credit Union debt. File photograph: Reuters

A candidate in Friday’s Roscommon South-Leitrim by-election, who is championing the plight of people in financial trouble, appeared before a District (...)

Tom Donnellan and Shane Flanagan-Trias who won a ticket each to the All-Ireland final during a school draw at Scoil Íosa, Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo, yesterday.  Photograph: James Crombie/INPHO

The light promises once more for Mayo football. Another false dawn? Or will the gleam grow into the full, dazzling, sunburst of All-Ireland glory? (...)

A radio station will broadcast a special Mass tomorrow to pray for good weather as the fodder crisis continues. Midwest Radio has agreed to b(...)