War, Famine and Pestilence sit together around a table in silence, waiting and looking irritated. Death enters Famine: (stands) And what time d(...)

Stella Nolan holds a photograph of her and her sister murder victim Sylvia Shiels, taken in the early 1960s at the horse show in the RDS. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The sentence hearing of Mark Nash, convicted of the murder of Sylvia Sheils (59) and Mary Callanan (61) in Grangegorman in Dublin in 1997, has heard (...)

Fr Tony Flannery: will host the Catholic Church reform event. He has been forbidden by the Vatican to exercise his ministry as a priest following articles he wrote for the Redemptorists’ Reality magazine. Photograph: Alan Betson

A major international conference of Catholic Church reform movements will take place in Limerick next week. The International Network of Church Refor(...)

Gillian Pinder is one of five UCD players in Darren Smith’s Ireland squad. Photograph: Inpho

Coach Darren Smith has named his squad for next month’s World Hockey League II in Dublin, the first phase of the qualification process for next year’s(...)

Emergency services at the scene of the school bus fire in Co Donegal. Photograph: Stephen Maguire

Dozens of schoolchildren had to flee a school bus in Co Donegal this morning after it caught fire.The emergency services including fire tenders attend(...)

After last weekend’s surprise Irish Senior Cup defeat by Railway Union, UCD will expect to resume normal service tomorrow when they take on bottom-o(...)

At the conclusion of the weekend’s interprovincial tournaments in Lisnagarvey, Ulster and Leinster took a share of the spoils, the hosts regaining th(...)

Muddy the water on social class.. wellies are welcome everywhere now.

So, the Great British tradition of class obsession rocks on. The Riot Club (at a cinema near you now) is a romp through the lives of members of the in(...)

 Harry Purcell, Castleknock College, Dublin, with the Lar Byrne Cup for Athlete of the Meet at the  Aviva All-Ireland Schools Track and Field Championships in Tullamore. Photo:  Tomás Greally/sportsfile

Track doubles don’t come much harder than the 400/800 metres, and yet Harry Purcell pulled it off in real style – and with some terrific excitement –(...)

Railway Union produced Ireland’s first win in the top tier of European women’s club hockey as they saw off Azerbaijan side Atasport 5-2 in thei(...)