Mike Keady (Moycullen) is presented with the Connacht Cup by Kathleen Reynolds. Also pictured, from left: Eugene Nolan, Connacht Angling Council and Martin Kinneavey, Chairman, Connacht Angling Council. Photograph: Michael Donnelly

Following a review of its fish farming operations, Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) has decided to phase out the facility over the coming years. Instea(...)

Detail from Matriline, a Kathleen Lynn Mosaic by Mary Kelly

By any standard, Kathleen Florence Lynn ranks as a hard act to follow. Insider on the Outside is a co-ordinated series of exhibitions curated by Cath(...)

Sarah Rowe: scored two goals as Mayo defeated Monaghan in Ballina. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two late Sarah Rowe goals preserved Mayo’s 100 per cent record in Division One yesterday as they made it seven wins from seven outings this year. Ma(...)

On the up: Caithriona Carty of Mindfulness Matters with children in the sensory room at Scoil Íosa in Ballina. Photograph: Brian Farrell

This time last year the social-change start-up ChangeX set itself a goal: get 100 people to start community projects in 100 days. The organisers sa(...)

Portrait of Saoirse Ronan by Barry McCall

STEAL v SPLURGE: Splash out on this suede biker jacket for €1,465.95 from Rag & Bone at Harvey Nichols or stay dry in this suedette version for €(...)

Road Safety Authority chairwoman Liz O’Donnell has insisted she enjoys a good working relationship with Garda management despite criticisms by her predecessor Gay Byrne about  inadequate traffic enforcement levels. Photograph; Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times.

Road Safety Authority chairwoman Liz O’Donnell has insisted she enjoys a good working relationship with Garda management despite criticisms by her pre(...)

At about 4.40am on New Year’s Day, two men died in a collision on a high-quality stretch of the N26, near Ballina, Co Mayo. They were the first fat(...)

At 4.40am on January 1st two men died in the first fatal road crash of 2014, near Ballina, Co Mayo. This series of articles - now published in full(...)

The picturesque towns of Killaloe and Ballina lie on either side of the River Shannon, which divides the counties of Clare and Tipperary. The birth(...)

Maggie Timoney: “Heineken is a family company and we have family values. Those values are very important to every single employee at Heineken. We think it’s uncool to be drunk – at any age.”   Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

Imagine a job interview during which you are asked to hold hands with your potential boss. Later that boss/interviewer faints and you are called on to(...)