Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 21/6/2015Limerick vs TipperaryLimerick manager TJ RyanMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There’s a good argument that, of all the qualifier teams, Westmeath are the one with greatest buoyancy. They performed respectably in the defea(...)

Bulmers owner C&C acquired Vermont Hard Cider Company for €235 million in 2012. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Drinks company C&C defended its foray into the North American cider market to shareholders at its annual general meeting in Dublin yesterday, wit(...)

Stock image: An engineering joint venture and Limerick County Council are respectively 70 and 30 per cent liable for the wrongful demolition of a family home during construction works for a new dual carriageway, the High Court has ruled.

An engineering joint venture and Limerick County Council are respectively 70 and 30 per cent liable for the wrongful demolition of a family home durin(...)

 Cáit Curran gathering herbs in her garden. “People think you are out of your mind but look at how the moon has an influence on our tides.” Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Time was when waxing and waning moons governed food sowing and growing and many farmhouses had a lunar calendar hanging from a kitchen wall. Yet when (...)

Minister for Health Leo Varadkar and Minister for Primary and Social Care  Kathleen Lynch pictured in 2014. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

The Health Service Executive (HSE) website crashed on Monday morning as parents began registering their children for free GP care for under-sixes. A H(...)

The Bolivian hotel where Tipperary man Michael Dwyer was killed by police in 2009. Two men who were in the hotel on the night of the  killing have come forward. Photograph: Julien Behal/Phoenix Films

Two Brazilian men who were staying in the same Bolivian hotel as Tipperary man Michael Dwyer on the night Dwyer was shot dead by police in April 20(...)

The Garda Ombudsman has commenced an inquiry into the death of a homeless man in Nenagh, Co Tipperary, on Thursday evening. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The Garda Ombudsman has opened an investigation into the death of a homeless man in Tipperary. GSOC said gardaí and an ambulance were called at about(...)

 Former Governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination in Federal Hill Park in Baltimore, Maryland. Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Every US presidential hopeful needs a song and Martin O’Malley is no different. The Irish American politician and great-grandson of an immigrant from(...)

Waterford manager Derek McGrath celebrates the Munster semi-final victory over Cork in Thurles last Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It didn’t fall out of the sky. Waterford’s great strides at underage level culminated in the All-Ireland minor title of two years ago and a competitiv(...)

Fianna Fáil has selected a former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association, Jackie Cahill (above) to contest the the new five-seat Tipperary constituency in the general election. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times.

Fianna Fáil has selected a former president of the Irish Creamery Milk Suppliers Association to contest the the new five-seat Tipperary constituency i(...)