A Turkish soldier stands guard at the Helles Memorial during a commemoration ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the Battle of Gallipoli. Photograph: Dimitar Dilkoff/AFP/Getty Images

Hugh MacDermot from Coolavin near Ballaghaderreen was 18 when he was killed at Gallipoli on August 9th 1915.His company commander Capt Wigley, in a no(...)

Britain’s Prince Charles is to visit Sligo in May, almost 20 years after the first trip to Ireland by the heir to the British throne.

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has welcomed the decision by Prince Charles and his second wife Camilla Parker Bowles to visit Ireland a(...)

Lissadell House in Sligo: the council has already paid its own legal bill of €2 million but has been directed by the Supreme Court to pay 75 per cent of the owners’ costs, estimated at between €6 million to €8 million

Sligo County Council has unanimously passed a motion calling on the Government to pay its share of the legal costs of the owners of Lissadell House i(...)

“Focus isn’t enough anymore: instead, near zealotry appears necessary. And if you listen to enough analysis of Gaelic football in particular, talent has become an optional extra when it comes to the demands of inter-county competition.”

It is tough being a modern intercounty player: the instinctive GAA reflex to kneel at the altar of asceticism means the swap between sacrifice and suc(...)

 Helen Rochford Brennan: “Aggie is one of the kindest people you’ll ever meet.” Photograph: Eric Luke

Helen Rochford Brennan was given a diagnosis of Younger Onset Alzheimer’s three years ago. She is now a leading spokeswoman on dementia who is also(...)

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan said last week she hoped teachers “will come in numbers” to attend CPD

The first of a series of pickets of teacher training centres took place on Monday to obstruct the roll-out of the new junior cycle programme.Members o(...)

Opera On The Streets for MusicTown 2015. Maria Kelly, Sylvia O’Brien, Sarah Shine and Rachel Croash promoting the Wide Open Opera show for the festival.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

MusicTown festivalThe inaugural festival kicked off in Dublin city on Friday and will run until April 19th. The eclectic programme includes more than (...)

NUIG initiated a task force in January in response to an Equality Tribunal finding in favour of scientist Dr Micheline Sheehy Skeffington late last year

Minister for Education Jan O’Sullivan has urged NUI Galway (NUIG) to ensure there is “proper consultation” with staff on the issue of gender equality.(...)

Members of the TUI remain opposed to many aspects of the reform proposals advnaced by Dr Padraic Travers, particularly an oral communication project for second year students. Photograph: Dara MacDónaill/The Irish Times

Secondary school teachers will undertake a national lunchtime protest over Junior Cycle concerns later this month and unions will picket centres where(...)

David Cassidy’s goals, two from the penalty spot, earned  Bray Wanderers their first points of the season at the Showgrounds. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Sligo Rovers 1 Bray Wanderers 3Maciej Tarnogrodzki celebrated his first game in charge of Bray Wanderers with a shock 3-1 defeat of misfiring Sligo Ro(...)