Sinead Jennings  celebrates winning the silver medal in the Women’s Lightweight Single Sculls at the 2008 Rowing World Cup. Photo:  Inpho

Sinéad Jennings doesn’t believe in taking it easy. Within three days of having her third child, Hannah, in August, the 38-year-old was back training,(...)

Struggle for peaceful means: Margaretta D’Arcy at Ennis District Court last  December. Photograph: Eamon Ward

She is an unlikely inmate of a medium-security prison. The peace activist and writer Margaretta D’Arcy lights up Limerick Prison’s sparse visiting roo(...)

The Labour Relations Commission has put forward new proposals aimed at resolving the row over plans by Aer Lingus to close its cabin crew base at Shannon airport. Photograph: Alan Betson.

The Labour Relations Commission has put forward new proposals aimed at resolving the row over plans by Aer Lingus to close its cabin crew base at Shan(...)

Caitlin Ui hAodha, widow of Michael Hayes, who lost his life in the Tit Bonhomme sinking last year. Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The widow of the skipper of the ill-fated trawler Tit Bonhomme yesterday defended the compe(...)