Paddy Andrews of Dublin is tackled by Kerry’s Fionn Fitzgerald during this year’s All-Ireland senior football final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Some of the most lauded underage footballers are being fooled into thinking senior success is a mere transition. Dublin footballer Paddy Andrews says(...)

A fan looks on from the terrace during the Round 3B qualifier between Galway and Derry at Pearse Stadium in July. Photograph: Inpho

When we look at the intercounty championship structures, the idea of natural selection rather than intelligent design suggests itself, but there we(...)

 Julian de Spáinn, general secretary of Conradh na Gaeilge, Micheál Martin, of  Fianna Fáil, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, of Sinn Féin, and Seán Kyne, of Fine Gael, at the Mansion House, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

An investment plan backed by Irish-speaking groups has claimed that 1,100 new job opportunities could be created in Gaeltacht areas and through Irish-(...)

Dero’s Coach Tours, of Killarney, Co Kerry, has been convicted on five charges.  File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A coach tour company in Killarney has been convicted on five charges, including failing to provide tachograph records. Dero’s Coach Tours Ltd, of Main(...)

Irish Rail has said all services to Portlaoise, Cork, Galway, Waterford, Westport, Limerick and Kerry will be delayed

Services to and from Heuston station have resumed following a fatality near Sallins earlier today. A spokeswoman for Irish Rail said “everything is ba(...)

Pat Deering pictured with party leader Enda Kenny: “I do not see any benefit in going in November. We will have more of a benefit from the budget in February.” Photograph: Liam Sweeney.

The general election will be held in early 2016 rather than in November, a majority of Fine Gael TDs believe. The Irish Times made contact with 34 Fi(...)

Dimitri Hrynkevich (24) (left) who died on Friday night.  He was  found unconscious in the front garden of a  house in Kileen Woods, in Tralee (above) on Wednesday night. Photographs: Domnick Walsh

Gardaí investigating the murder of Dimitri Hrynkevich (24) in Tralee, Co Kerry, believe more than one person may have been involved in beating him unc(...)

 Swimmers bask in  sunshine late last month, at Seapoint, Co Dublin. Met Éireann forecaster Pat Clarke said people should make the best of the good weather this weekend as more cloud and rain is forecast for next week.  File photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Many parts of the country had their coldest September in more than two decades. All parts of the county were colder than normal with temperatures 0.4(...)

Days before the end of filming on the latest instalment in the Star Wars franchise on nearby Skellig Michael (above) in Co Kerry, the producers contacted Valentia Lifeboat crew and said they wanted to make a donation. File photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times

The producers of Star Wars have made a €10,000 donation to the Valentia Lifeboat based in Co Kerry . Days before the end of filming on the latest ins(...)

	Two men have been arrested in Co Kerry in connection with a suspected assault which has left a man in a serious condition.

Two men have been arrested by gardai in Co Kerry in connection with a suspected assault which has left a man in a serious condition. Gardaí were call(...)