Sinn Féin’s  Martin McGuinness arrives at the Foyle Arena in Derry as counting of votes continues in  the Foyle and East Derry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness topped the poll in the Foyle constituency following the first count in the Assembly election with 5,037 first preference(...)

The Frank & Walters are playing Whelan’s in Dublin on Saturday

Friday Deep Focus: Women in Film Triskel Arts Centre, Cork triskelartscentre.ie. Also Sat/Sun A new fixture for the Triskel, this three-day festiva(...)

Gary “Ted” Sargent: setting sail in a Laser dinghy which is just over twice the size of a bathtub

Sub-Arctic weather on the west coast has not deterred Dublin sailor Gary “Ted” Sargent from sticking to his departure date for a circumnavigation of I(...)

Manus Joe McClafferty: December 25th, 1953-February 19th, 2016. The Pobail le Chéile group plans to establish an annual award for community and voluntary work in his name

Manus Joe McClafferty, who died at the age of 62 after a very brief illness, was a Falcarragh, Co Donegal man known throughout his home parish for his(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy in action against Kieran Donaghy of Kerry. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For many people the standout performer for Dublin during the recent four-in-a-row AFL success has been James McCarthy. At 26, the youngest of the Dubl(...)

Still from Atlantic: philosophical Norwegian fisherman Bjørnar Nicolaisen

‘It’s a story that hasn’t really been told. People don’t understand it.” Risteard Ó Domhnaill, a filmmaker born and raised on the landlocked fields(...)

Lynn Ruane, president of Trinity College Students Union, with her daughters Jaelynne and Jordanne. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

NUI Former minister for justice Michael McDowell was the first to be elected to the Seanad on the National University of Ireland panel. He was elec(...)

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne: “Nowadays, standards are different. There’s more acceptance of anything. Why should a story have to conform?”

Pseudonyms are not just for pseuds. They also allow established authors to publish detective stories without confusing the expectations of readers. J(...)

A soccer player who suffered a broken jaw after he was assaulted in a Donegal town nightclub has been awarded €9,322 damages by a High Court jury.

A soccer player who suffered a broken jaw after he was assaulted in a Donegal town nightclub has been awarded €9,322 damages by a High Court jury. Da(...)

Gardaí from across the country, who are attending the Garda Representative Association’s annual conference in Killarney, have called on the Government to ‘give us back our pay’ and threatened to take militant action in order to realise their goal. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

Gardaí from across the country have called on the Government to “give us back our pay” and threatened to take militant action in order to realise thei(...)