Ballincollig’s John Kelly battles Brian Shanahan of Carbery Rangers for possession in yesterday’s Cork senior football final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Ballincollig showed character in abundance to capture their first Cork senior football championship title amid remarkable scenes at the end of a pulsa(...)

Newly elected TD Michael Fitzmaurice pictured with Sinn Féin candidate, Martin Kenny. Photograph: Brian Farrell

Success came swiftly on Triple Crown Saturday but, in the time-honoured style of political coronations, Michael Fitzmaurice waited until the last minu(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin insists he will lead the party into the next general election, despite an Independent candidate from outside the (...)

Newly elected Independent TD Michael Fitzmaurice (right) celebrates winning the Roscommon South Leitrim byelection with MEP Luke Ming Flanagan. Photograph: Brian Farrell.

Independent candidate Michael Fitzmaurice has beaten Fianna Fáil’s Ivan Connaughton to win the Roscomm-South Leitrim byelection. Following the surpris(...)

Roscommon and South Leitrim Constituency Profile: Roscommon and South Leitrim is somewhere you sense was never quite completed when (...)

Nemo Rangers centre-back Alan Cronin: was black carded at Pairc Ui Chaoimh on Sundat. Photograph: Inpho

There will be a new name on the Andy Scannell Cup after Ballincollig and Carbery Rangers reached their first Cork senior football championship final (...)

The byelections to replace two TDs who have been elected to the European parliament, will take place on Friday, October 10th, Taoiseach Enda Kenny h(...)

Labour leader and Tánaiste Joan Burton: attended a party convention in Ballaghaderreen last night to support the Labour candidate in the Roscommon-South Leitrim byelection, Senator John Kelly. File photograph by Alan Betson.

The race to fill the Dáil seat vacated by Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan in Roscommon-South Leitrim is heating up with Labour and Sinn Féin entering the fray t(...)

Fianna Fáil’s Ivan Connaughton: highlighting the failure of the upturn in the economy to impact on constituents

A much-quoted observation throughout the Roscommon-South Leitrim constituency these days is that the forthcoming byelection is Fianna Fáil’s to lose.(...)

The proposed flood relief scheme, which will take about three years to complete, is designed to prevent a repeat of the 2009 fluvial flood.

The biggest flood relief scheme ever carried out in Ireland, costing between €40 million and €60 million and aimed at preventing flooding in Cork ci(...)