A Northern Ireland businessman is hoping to carry off what has to be the biggest post-bust property flip yet with the launch to the international mark(...)

Hand-crafted sea creatures on display in Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter for Culture Night last night. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Ireland and Syria both have strong oral and literary traditions. So a “shared stories night” was an obvious event for Culture Night in Thurles, Co Ti(...)

Lar Corbett  has offered a reward for help leading to the recovery of cash stolen from his pub on Friday. Photograph: The Irish Times: Dara Mac Donaill

Tipperary hurler Lar Corbett has offered a reward of €5,000 for information on an intruder who broke into his pub and stole cash. Gardaí have confirme(...)

Safe haven: Cabragh wetlands. Photograph: Eamon Brennan/CWT

When the Irish Sugar Company opened its factory in Thurles, in 1934, it transformed the fortunes of the town and its hinterland. In an era of acute ec(...)

Setanta has 15 other such cases pending against pubs that have been screening sports events for which it has the broadcast rights without a commercial contract. Photograph: Eric Luke

Broadcaster Setanta Sports is clamping down on pubs using its services without paying a commercial subscription after getting a judgment against one(...)

Charlie Hebdo on sale at a news stand on O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The special edition of Charlie Hebdo magazine commemorating victims of the January 7th shootings in Paris has gone on sale in Ireland following a dela(...)

The Willie Mullins-trained Roi Des Francs won the Maiden Hurdle at Thurles. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

Mount Colah survived a blunder at the final fence to land the Thurles Racecourse Supporters Club Chase at the Co Tipperary track.The 9 to 10 favourite(...)

Pat Butler, of Pat’s Barbers, Emmet Street. The budget was “definitely a step in the right direction”

The GAA Man Tim Floyd, full-time secretary of the GAA county board in Tipperary. Tim Floyd works in the Lár na Páirce centre on Slievenamon(...)

Rebecca Purcell: what was most needed from the Budget was that it build on the positivity she says people are begining to feel around Tipperary. Photograph: Eric Luke

Thurles is a fairly typical former market town in a rural area, if there is such a thing. The shopping centre has taken a lot of the jizz out of the t(...)

A photo-montage of Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash scoring from a penalty during an Allianz League match against Tipperary earlier this season. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

I’m relieved by the news that this situation is to be looked at by the GAA’s management committee. I’d acknowledge that although goalkeepers have been(...)