Roscommon County  Council paid €92,500 to three debt collection  agencies in 2014, far more than any other local authority.

Roscommon County Council spent more on third-party debt collection agencies than any other local authority last year, according to new figures. Resear(...)

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 21/6/2015Limerick vs TipperaryLimerick manager TJ RyanMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There’s a good argument that, of all the qualifier teams, Westmeath are the one with greatest buoyancy. They performed respectably in the defea(...)

Kieran Martin and Ger Egan celebrate Westmeath’s thrilling win over rivals Meath. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ger Egan remembers Westmeath’s solitary Leinster football title and Páidí Ó Sé like those pushing 40 remember Italia 90 and Jack Charlton. “It’s a d(...)

A reward has been offered for information leading to the return of 100 animals stolen from a farm in the midlands. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A reward has been offered for information leading to the return of 100 animals stolen from a farm in the midlands. Niall Dillon, who owns a farm at Co(...)

Managers Jason Ryan and Jim Gavin shake hands at the end of the game. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

What does Jim Gavin take from these matches in Leinster? Kildare were dispatched yesterday by a chastening 19 points. It did drag down the average w(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly scores the  first of his two goals in the Leinster SFC semi-final against Kildare at Croke park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Things could have worked out a bit better for Kildare: not in the obvious sense that applies to any 19-point defeat but in the way the afternoon unfol(...)

 Keith Wood: former Ireland captain will features in TV3’s coverage of the Rugby World Cup. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Rugby World Cup, Red Rock and Big Brother feature prominently in TV3’s autumn-winter schedule. New programmes will include a documentary se(...)

Martin Fagan: 31-year-old athlete said he is “happier not running right now”. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

So after much consideration it seems Martin Fagan has had enough of competitive running, retiring less than two months after becoming the first and s(...)

Hugo McDermot, Lauren Bedford, Sarah Gleeson, Sophie Flynn, James Shiggins and Megan Cullen all from Dublin pictured at the Body&Soul Festival. Photograph: Aidan Crawley/The Irish Times 3:45

Celebrations are kicking off at Ballinlough Castle in Co Westmeath as festival goers begin setting up camp for the 2015 Body and Soul festival. This y(...)

33 Baymount Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3

Address: 33 Baymount Park, Clontarf, Dublin 3 Agent: Gunne In a cul-de-sac off Mount Prospect Avenue, this three-bedroom semi-detached hou(...)