Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort:   a 67-bedroom modern hotel with a further seven bedrooms in a fine 18th century manor house

The four-star Tulfarris Hotel and Golf Resort at Blessington lakes in Co Wickow has come on the market through DTZ Sherry FitzGerald at €5 million. (...)

Members of the 1948 Ireland  Grand Slam pictured in 2005, from left: Jim McCarthy, Jack Kyle, Paddy Reid, Jimmy Nelson, Karl Mullen and Michael O’Flanagan. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Patrick ‘Paddy’ Reid, the only Limerick man on Ireland’s 1948 Grand Slam team, has died, aged 91. The Garryowen centre became a coach of high yet ano(...)

Munster’s first Irish captain Jim McCarthy has passed away at the age of 91. Photo: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Jim McCarthy, Munster’s first Ireland captain, has passed away aged 91.The great Dolphin flanker won 28 international caps starting in 1948 when he c(...)

Brighid Malone: made a point of speaking to nursing staff, asking them what small changes might improve their working lives and ensuring that these were implemented.

Brighid Malone, who has died aged 92, was former assistant master of the National Maternity Hospital, Holles Street, Dublin, and the first woma(...)