Offaly’s go-to forward Niall McName will line out for his 13th championship this summer. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On the night that Offaly beat Antrim in their final Division Four match six weeks ago, management happily let off the handbrake and the squad went (...)

Mr Justice Frank Clarke: said the “problematic” legal issues raised before the court arose because the Oireachtas did not choose, when empowering the Central Bank to make this “binding” code, to specify if the courts were to have any particular role in applying it.

The Supreme Court has clarified the role of the courts in the administration of the Code of Conduct on Mortgage Arrears agreed between the main bank(...)

 Green Party leader Eamon Ryan. Mr Ryan has criticised the ESB following the news that it is to retain two major turf-fired power plants after 2019, despite expectations that the plants would close during that year. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The ESB is planning to retain its two major turf-fired electricity generation plants in the midlands after 2019, despite expectations that they would (...)

Witnesses to a fatal road  incident near Kilcormac, Co Offaly, or anyone with any information on the collision, is asked to contact Birr Garda station on 057-9169710, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666-111, or any Garda station.

A woman was killed near Kilcormac, Co Offaly, in a road collision early on Friday.The woman in her 60s was driving a car which collided with a transpo(...)

A group of families whose loved ones have died in violent or unsolved circumstances has travelled to Brussels to raise their cases with MEPs after lo(...)

Waterford’s Tony Browne is pursued by Brian Corcoran and Pat Ryan of Cork during the 1998 National Hurling League Final. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho.

It doesn’t feel like 17 years ago but Cork and Waterford return to Thurles for a hurling league final for the first time since 1998. Cork were buildin(...)

A man who brought proceedings alleging his employment as assistant horse trainer was jeopardised due to alleged impending disciplinary action by the Turf Club against his prospective employer has had his case rejected at the High Court

A man who brought proceedings alleging his employment as assistant horse trainer was jeopardised due to alleged impending disciplinary action by the T(...)

Minister for Children James Reilly said his immediate priority was ‘to ensure that no child is at risk of harm’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill/The Irish Times

Child safety concerns have been raised following the discovery of some 700 files which may not have been assessed by social workers in the Laois/Offal(...)

Party leader Micheál Martin speaking during the Fianna Fáil ardfheis in the RDS over the weekend. Photograph: Cyril Byrne / THE IRISH TIMES

Delegates passed a Dublin Rathdown motion calling on the party to publicly rule out going into government with Fine Gael after the next general elect(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin shakes hand with a delegate at the party’s ardfheis at the RDS. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/ The Irish Times. 3:13

Delegates at the Fianna Fáil ardfheis have called on the party to publicly rule out going into government with Fine Gael after the next general electi(...)