A meteorite creates a streak of light  over the north Yorkshire moors at Leaholm, England last Sunday. Astronomy Ireland are ‘desperately’ seeking eye-witness accounts of a fireball that reportedly streaked across Irish skies late last weekend.  Photograph: Steven Watt/Reuters

Astronomers are “desperately” seeking eye-witness accounts of a fireball that was seen streaking across Irish skies on Sunday.According to David Moore(...)

Meet the Tomtato: You say tomato, I say potato . . . but now meet the “tomtato”. Gardeners have taken to this strange plant in a big way. Its ‘(...)

Roscommon’s Neil Collins and Donal O’Hare of Down with Cork’s Colm O’Driscoll and James McCarthy of Dublin, who face eachother in this weekend’s Allianz Football League finals. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival It ain’t all about tasty crustaceans- the idyllic seaside town of Howth transforms into a veritable wonderland of mer(...)

Cara Mara offers freshly-harvested therapeutic seaweed bath packs for use at home. Serrated wrack (Fucus Serratus) is hand cut off Donegal in late (...)

The ‘smarties bed’ in June Blake’s Co Wicklow garden last year, filled with ‘Burgundy’, ‘Ballerina’, ‘Negrita’, ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Bastagne Parrot’ tulips. Photograph: Richard Johnston

There are moments, such as in the middle of an ice-cold, stone-hard winter, when it feels as if time has slowed to a frozen standstill in the garde(...)

 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(...)

Note: this is a file photograph of a terrier dog, it is not the dog which was abandoned.

A judge has described as “appalling” a student who left her dog to starve – while she went to live with her mother.Natalie McGranaghan appeared at Let(...)

 Donegal’s Hugh McFadden tries to block down Cork’s John O’Rourke. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Football league semi-finals: where else in the world of competitive sport is the post-semi-final reaction to a national title so insouciant?“It’s not (...)

Catholic Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran: was one of the original signatories. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

A cross-denominational religious group campaigning for a No vote in the same-sex marriage referendum has distributed 20,000 pamphlets to over 100 chur(...)

Connemara Mining is  starting an initial prospecting programme in the coming days. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Connemara Mining has acquired five new prospecting licences in Co Donegal. The licences cover 187 sq km on the Innisowen peninsula. According to the c(...)