Sea angler Colm Plunkett, rescued from the sea thanks to his lifejacket, with his daughter Orlaith.

The RNLI is urging shore anglers to wear lifejackets which could buy them vital time should they end up in the water unexpectedly. In the past four ye(...)

Students from St Mary’s School, Dunmanway, Co Cork, with their winning prizes at the Something Fishy prize-giving ceremony at West Cork Education Centre

Students from St Mary’s Senior School, Dunmanway, Co Cork, are the 2015 national winners of the Something Fishy competition, sponsored by Inland Fi(...)

Ireland manager Joe Kernan chats with his captain Bernard Brogan in  Croke Park. Ireland will play Australia on November 21st. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

All-Ireland football champions Dublin will be strongly represented on the Ireland team which takes on Australia in next month’s one-Test series – alth(...)

Michael Elliott, centre, winner of the inaugural Fingal  Small Boat Competition, with sponsor Ruairí Coleman, of Swords Angling Centre, and his daughter Leah and, left, Howth Sea Angling Club president Terry Doyle

The inaugural Fingal Small Boat Competition, which took place last Sunday, September 6th, from Howth, was a fantastic success, with all 30 anglers fro(...)

Former footballers Ciaran Byrne, Ciaran Sheehan and Zach Tuohy all included in Carlton squad for opening pre-season tournament game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Having made the switch to AFL side Carlton early last year former Louth footballer Ciaran Byrne could be in line for his debut with the club’s first t(...)

Tight-knit friendship: Fabio Molle and Donal Mc Sharry. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Fabio Molle started Funky Christmas Jumpers selling Christmas jumpers online, seven years ago. The company now ships to 55 countries and also sells(...)

Ciarán Sheehan: “It’s great to come down and support the lads today and see them run around and I wish them all the best next week.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Former Cork footballer Ciarán Sheehan spoke yesterday about his inability to participate in the Ireland International Rules panel. Sheehan, who was ve(...)

Former minister for Health James Reilly. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

James Reilly’s last appointment as minister for health was of a former Labour councillor and constituency rival in north Dublin.Dr Reilly appointed Ci(...)

Fingal has voted against the proposal to hold a public vote on setting up a directly elected mayor. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Fingal county councillors have blocked Dubliners from voting next May on whether to have a directly elected mayor for the capital. Just s(...)

An elected mayor for Dublin?

Sir, – On Monday, all four of the Dublin’s local authorities will have voted on whether or not to hold a plebiscite, the wording of which they (...)