Long-term interest in Ireland: Luke Comer in the kitchen of the new Hersil Wood development in Knocklyon, Dublin 16. Photograph: Cyril Byrne 5:02

Luke Comer is only half an hour late, which is good going by all accounts. The developer, who with his brother Brian, has built a £2.5 billion prop(...)

Four candidates have been confirmed to run for president of young farmers’ group Macra na Feirme, as the nomination process closes. Photograph: Macra na Feirme

Four candidates have been confirmed to run for president of young farmers’ group Macra na Feirme, as the nomination process closes. The candidates are(...)

‘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(...)