New GAA president Aogán Ó Fearghail addresses the GAA’s annual congress at the Slieve Russell Hotel, Co Cavan. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Aogán Ó Fearghail began his term of office as the GAA’s 38th president on Saturday in his home county of Cavan. His first address as president was (...)

Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Oliver Kierans (57) has been found guilty of the manslaughter of his wife Patricia in Cavan in 2013. Photograph: Collins Courts

A 57-year-old Cavan man has been found not guilty of murder, but guilty of the manslaughter of his wife in 2013.The jury of five women and seven men r(...)

Oliver Kierans (57) of Drumbannon Bailieboro, Cavan pleaded not guilty to murdering Patricia Kierans. Photograph: Collins Courts

The jury in the trial of a Cavan man accused of murdering his wife have been sent home and will resume their deliberations on Friday. Oliver Kierans ((...)

Oliver Kierans (57) of Drumbannon Bailieborough in Cavan has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a 12 gauge double barrel shotgun. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Cavan man accused of murdering his wife has been found guilty of unlawful possession of a 12 gauge double barrel shotgun.Oliver Kierans (57) of Drum(...)

Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Paschal Donohoe was one of the speakers at the annual Irish Hotels Federation conference. The conference heard how the Government’s special VAT rate was crucial to lessening the rate of insolvency within the industry. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There were 145 insolvent hotels in the State at the end of 2014 and the industry would have been in much worse shape were it not for the Government’s (...)

A cruiser on the Erne. Work is expected to start on the waterway linking the Erne and the Shannon in April.

Lorna SigginsMarine CorrespondentWaterways Ireland has welcomed Government approval for restoration of the first stretch of the Ulster Canal.Minister (...)

Holidaymakers in Kilronan, Inis Mór, in 2013.  Workers are spending less time planning holidays on  their desktops and are increasingly booking breaks on smartphones,  Google says. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Workers are spending less time planning holidays on their desktop computers and are increasingly booking breaks on smartphones, according to Google. D(...)

Oliver Kierans (57) of Drumbannon, Bailieborough, Co Cavan, has pleaded not guilty to murdering Patricia Kierans (54) on September 5th 2013 at the same address. Photograph: Collins Courts.

The jury has begun deliberating in the trial of a Cavan man charged with murdering his wife more than one year ago.Oliver Kierans (57) of Drumbannon B(...)

Waves  at The Great South Wall at Poolbeg in Dublin. Met Eireann has issued orange and yellow wind warnings to last until 10am on Tuesday. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times/File photo

About 4,000 ESB customers across the country are without power following heavy overnight winds and thunderstorms. The worst affected areas are in the (...)