Two gardaí were injured when their patrol car was involved in a head on collision with a car in Co Laois this afternoon.

Two gardaí were injured when their patrol car was involved in a head on collision with a car in Co Laois this afternoon.The injured Gardaí, a man and (...)

Bill Cullen leaving the Four Courts in Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Collins/Courts

Businessman Bill Cullen has told the Commercial Court there is “no doubt” his €11.5 million debt to Ulster Bank will be cleared and he became “so i(...)

Noel Connors: returns to the Waterford side to face Wexford. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Ulster champions Monaghan have named an unchanged team for Sunday’s Ulster final against Donegal. The side that started the semi-final replay defeat o(...)

Senator David Norris: ‘I want to push for a visit through this public forum and let the people of Ireland know that the Government is sitting on the matter and doing nothing.’ Photograph: Alan Betson

Independent Senator David Norris has again said Pope Francis should be invited to visit Ireland. He said he had initially raised the issue in January(...)

Tipperary’s Barry Grogan (left) celebrates scoring a late goal with Peter Acheson in the  All-Ireland Senior Championship Qualifier Series Round 3A game at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

When the last tale is told of Championship 2014, make sure there’s room for a mention of a manic night in Portlaoise. Let the people know that whateve(...)

Galway’s Shane Walsh in action against Sligo’s Neil Ewing during the Connacht semi-final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

An attendance of 31,000 descended upon Tuam when Galway hosted Mayo in the Connacht final of 1999. Derided in the early part of the decade as the sick(...)

 Ger Brennan and Rory O’Carroll, (right)  celebrate beating Mayo in the 2013 All Ireland senior football final at Croke Park.Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times.

Dublin football manager Jim Gavin has ruled out an immediate return to play for veteran centre back Ger Brennan.The St Vincent’s man required ankle s(...)

Workmen found what they thought was an old press or bathroom cabinet and were about to dump it into a skip when Fr John O’Reilly asked them to leave it to one side

A Flemish altarpiece discovered by a priest in Co Wexford was sold at auction last night for €40,000. The 15th-century artwork went under the hammer a(...)

Before the Munsterfootball final Páirc Uí Chaoimh, Cork, on Sunday. Cork county chairman  Bob Ryan said he believed the deployment of rofessional event security firm Frontline  to have been excessive. Photograph: Inpho

Cork GAA authorities are unhappy about the decision of the Munster Council to retain professional event security firm Frontline to supervise Sunday’s (...)

 Tipperary’s John O’Dwyer and Lar Corbett. The county host Offaly in Round 2 of the All Ireland qualifiers. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tipperary hurlers will face Offaly at the weekend in the second round of the All-Ireland qualifiers. The draw was complicated by the draw between All-(...)