‘I became a New Yorker in some ways and thrived on the energy, the buzz, the pace and the constant drive to do more, achieve more and better myself.’

When I remember how quickly I jumped on the chance to go live in New York, it is entirely fitting of the city that was about to become my second ho(...)

Kildare’s Conor Hartley and Tipperary’s Emmett Moloney, who was sent off during the  All-Ireland minor football semi-final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 0-11 Kildare 0-9 A Tipperary minor football and hurling double perhaps? “Well sure, there is nobody else going to do it,” coach Cha(...)

Donal English-Hayden (14) died after a tractor drawing a trailer overturned on a farm in Co Carlow. Photograph: Facebook

The funeral of 14-year-old Dónal English Hayden, who was killed in an incident on a farm in Co Carlow during the week, has taken place. Fr Conn Ó Mao(...)

A 43-year-old man appeared before Naas District Court on a charge of murder on Friday night.

A 43-year-old man appeared before Naas District Court on a charge of murder on Friday night. James Jimmy Lammon, whose address was given as Cardington(...)

 Greenhills estate in  Athy, Co Kildare. Photograph: Michael Donnelly.

Gardaí have charged a man aged in his 40s in connection with the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue (22) in Athy, Co Kildare last week. The suspect is du(...)

The scene where Mr Doogue was shot in Athy, Co Kildare, last Friday. Photograph: Michael Donnelly

A man in his 40s, a woman in her 30s and a teenage boy remain in custody following the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue (22) in Athy, Co Kildare on Frid(...)

The food processor Arrow Group has topped the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ranking for numbers of odour complaints in 2014. File photograph: Getty Images/iStockphoto

The food processor Arrow Group has topped the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ranking for numbers of odour complaints in 2014. Arrow Group,(...)

Only 13,000 houses built in last 12 months , according to the State’s Geodirectory database.

Only 13,000 new homes were built in the 12 months to July, far below what is needed to tackle the Republic’s housing shortage, figures released on Tue(...)

The scene of a shooting on Friday, August 21st, at Greenhills Estate, Athy. Photograph: Michael Donnelly

A woman in her 30s has been arrested on Monday following the fatal shooting of Jason Doogue (22) in Athy, Co Kildare. A teenage boy and a man in his 4(...)

Gardaí in Naas have appealed for witnesses or anyone who may have information to contact them in Naas Garda Station on 045 - 884300

A 35-year-old man arrested after the assault of Patsy Kelly in Kildare on Saturday night is expected to appear before a sitting of Naas District Court(...)