File: Seanie Johnston got Cavan’s only goal as they set up a promotion playoff with Galway Photograph: Inpho/James Crombie

Cavan 1-17 Laois 0-15 Promotion-chasing Cavan set themselves up for a winner-take-all duel with Galway next weekend after a comfortable NFL Division (...)

 A man in his 60s has died in an incident on his farm at Killydoon, Co Cavan. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A man in his 60s has died in an incident on his farm at Killydoon, Co Cavan. The incident involving a tractor occurred at about 11 am on Thursday. (...)

Patrick O’Brien (62), from Kilnavara in Co Cavan, has been missing since Thursday evening. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

A man in his 60s who went missing from his home in Kilnavara in Co Cavan on Thursday has been located. Patrick O’Brien (62) had been last seen at 6.3(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Eamon Scanlon.

Fianna Fáil has won two seats in the Sligo-Leitrim constituency where in the last election they took none. Senator Marc MacSharry topped the poll an(...)

Minister for Arts Heather Humphreys at the Cavan-Monaghan count centre. She was the first TD elected in the constituency. Photograph: Aine McMahon.

Fianna Fáil’s newcomer Niamh Smyth has won the fourth and final seat in the Cavan-Monaghan constituency. Ms Smyth was elected on the 10th count with(...)

John McCartin and Sean Quinn enjoy a drink as Quinn returns to his HQ on Tuesday morning. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan.

Fresh tensions have blown up over the running of Seán Quinn’s old manufacturing empire, which has been under the control of new management for just ov(...)

My offering this week comes from the epicentre of the renowned Gap of the North, or to be more precise a comfortable armchair in the lobby of the Car(...)

UCD’s Jack McCaffrey won the Footballer of the Year award after his All-Ireland winning displays from wing back for Dublin last year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

This year’s Sigerson Cup final weekend takes place in Jordanstown with the outcome looking reasonably in the balance. University of Limerick caused (...)

Snowfalls on the Dromara Hills, Co Down. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker Press

A status yellow snow and ice warning for Connacht, Co Donegal, Co Clare, Co Cork, Co Kerry and Co Limerick saw temperatures reach -4 in some areasover(...)

Prisoner had put his head close to the hatch and 39-year-old detective Garda could see he had excrement all over his face and in his mouth, the High Court was told. File photograph: Chris Maddaloni/Collins

A 39-year-old detective Garda suffered psychological injuries after a prisoner defecated in his cell and rubbed his excrement over his face, the High (...)