Edward Kilcullen collects seaweed for the Kilcullen Seaweed baths. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

State development company Údarás na Gaeltachta has denied that guaranteed harvesting rights on the west coast were part of a deal to sell its share(...)

Ireland’s  Stephanie Meadow celebrates  her birdie on the 18th green as she finished third at the   US Women’s Open at Pinehurst in North Carolina. Photograph: Scott Halleran/Getty Images

Stephanie Meadow’s stunning debut third in the professional ranks at the Women’s US Open may surprise many but those who have followed her career c(...)

 Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell of Ireland at the Omega Mission Hills World Cup. Inpho/Getty Images/Stuart Franklin

November 25th, 2011 Rory McIlroy while playing in the World Cup for Ireland at Mission Hills with Graeme McDowell “In the island of Ireland you have p(...)

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Niall Collins. File Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fianna Fáil justice spokesman Niall Collins wrote to a judge asking him not to jail a convicted drug dealer, it emerged at a sentencing hearing thi(...)

(From left): Frank and Paula Cullen, the parents of Leo  with Brian O’Driscoll’s mother and father Geraldine and Frank at the Westin Hotel, Dublin .Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

Tonight at the RDS Leinster will hope to celebrate victory in the RaboDirect Pro12 against the Glasgow Warriors and in doing so provide the appropr(...)

Cllr Humphrey Deegan: will make formal statement of complaint to gardaí today

Southern Correspondent Gardaí have confirmed that they have identified the parties involved in an incident in which a Fine Gael councillor suffered in(...)

Doors historically are problematic due to the requirement to give access or egress whilst providing security and weather protection. Photograph: Thinkstock

Q I am trying to sort out a problem on behalf of my mother-in-law, who lives in the bottom flat in a house that consists of three flats. In 2005 the t(...)

John O’Sullivan (left), technical director for the Providence Resources with Tony O Reilly with Dr Brian Hillery. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill /The Irish Times

Oil and gas exploration firm Providence Resources said it has been offered a follow-on frontier exploration licence for(...)

Man of the matc,  Munster’s CJ Stander is tackled by  Yoann Huget of Toulouse at Thomond Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Paul O’Connell spoke about the galvanising properties of fear that, when properly harnessed, can propel a team from a low poin(...)

 Toulon outhalf Frederic Michalak:  “They are awesome, a team that contains 20 players, including (Brian) O’Driscoll who helped Ireland win the Six Nations.” Photo:  David Rogers/Getty Images

Matt O’Connor won’t publicly reveal his hand for Sunday’s Heineken Cup quarter-final against Toulon at the Stade Felix Mayol (4.30, Irish time) unt(...)