‘Harrington jackets have the potential to make one look like an extra from This Is England’

Q Just wondering if you could help me out – it’s coming into spring now and I cannot wait to stop wearing my black, heavy woolen winter coat. I don(...)

Snow seen in the dunes of Portrush on Tuesday. Photograph: Alive Surf School. 1:00

Snow and ice are lingering in many areas on Tuesday afternoon, with Met Éireann weather warnings in place until 6pm across many parts of the country.A(...)

Derek Brockwell escaped custody on February 17th and was recaptured. Photograph: Irish Prison Service /PA

Gardaí investigating the escape from prison custody of armed robber Derek Brockwell and the stabbing of two prison officers have arrested another pris(...)

Shared love of the Irish language: Rónán Mac Aodha Bhuí with Bláthnaid Ní Chofaigh. Photograph: Brian McEvoy

Rónán Mac Aodha Bhuí is a broadcaster who presents his magazine show, ‘Rónán Beo@3’, on RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta. He began his career on RTÉ Irish (...)

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(...)

Scenes like this are NOT expected in Ireland in the coming days. This picture taken on February 26th,shows Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) soldiers training in the snow in Heihe, northeast China’s Heilongjiang province. Photograph: AFP/Getty

Don’t get carried away with the joys of spring just yet. With March around the corner more snow, hail and sleet is on the way for next week. Wi(...)

Archaeologist Michael Gibbons and local historian Michael Moylan who found the new panel of rock art on the Boheh stone near Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo.  Photograph: Keith Heneghan.

A rare sample of megalithic engraving or “rock-scribing” has been found on an ancient pilgrimage route to Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo.The prehistoric o(...)

Ireland flanker Paula Fitzpatrick has been in outstanding form in the Six Nations campaign. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Last game in Ashbourne it seems. The IRFU, indicating that their senior women have outgrown this always welcoming rugby ground (every other Six Nat(...)

During his date with Leoney Dunphy, Wesley Brennan began shouting at her about her driving skills and eventually told her to get out of the car and let him park. He then drove off with  the car. File photograph: Getty Images

A man who stole a woman’s car during their purported first date has been jailed for 18 months.Wesley Brennan (28) met the victim on the Plenty of Fish(...)

Ray Butler, a deputy for Meath West, said he and his family were intimidated by the incident which took place, at his home and constituency office in Trim, Co Meath.

A Fine Gael TD who this week said a group of 30 protesters gathered outside his home has warned his colleagues they too will be targeted soon.Ray Butl(...)