The contest for seats has been tight for many of the candidates across the state as eight recounts got underway today.   Photograph: Dave Meehan

The strongly contested last seats available in the local area elections have been filled today, with the exception of two postponed wards. Following (...)

It’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: Kieran McGeeney is leaving Kildare and returning to his native county Armagh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So it’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: on the same night Jason Ryan went before the Kildare county board to be ratified as thei(...)

Birr’s Michael Verney and Peter Healion of Kilcormac/Killoughey battle for the ball during the Offaly SHC final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kilcormac-Killoughey 1-21 Birr 1-14: The intuition that a high scoring match would suit defending champions Kilcormac was borne out in yesterday’s Off(...)

AIB All-Ireland club finalists Kilcormac-Killoughey will be without key forward Daniel Currams for next Sunday’s final against St Thomas’s. (...)