Breast cancer survivor Teresa Doran, Mullingar calls for an extension of the screening programme at Leinster House in 2014. The only breast cancer surgeon at Letterkenny General Hospital says the Saolta University Hospitals Group want to close the service down and centralise it in Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Health bosses say there is no threat to the future of breast cancer services in Co Donegal despite claims locally they will be closed.The only breast (...)

 Kevin Moran outside the Central Criminal Court last week. Photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man has been found not guilty of the murder but guilty of the manslaughter of an archaeologist in Co Cavan 18 months ago. Kevin Moran (...)

Kevin Moran said “If there had been a been working environment whereby I would have been able to look after my patients and derived professional satisfaction then I would have happily seen out my career in Letterkenny”. Photograph: Google Street View.

A top cancer surgeon is to leave his post next month, claiming he no longer has the resources to take care of his patients. Kevin Moran, a distinguish(...)

 Kevin Moran outside the Central Criminal Court. Photograph: Collins Courts.

A Dublin man has gone on trial charged with the murder of another man in Cootehill, Co Cavan 18 months ago.Kevin Moran (30) of Lodgeview, Coothill, Co(...)

Christopher Carragher, a sixth year student from Our Lady’s Secondary School in Co Monaghan, pictured at SciFest earlier this year with his Memory Buddy automated system.

Self-portraits, or selfies, have become the most popular genre of photo, with Twitter declaring 2014 the year of the selfie. But what drives people to(...)

Clare strength and conditioning coach Joe O’Connor goes through a warm-up drill with the players prior to the senior championship semi-final at Semple Stadium, in 2014. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Impho

It’s 60 years ago since the GAA introduced a ban on collective training of inter-county teams. It felt the practice reeked of professionalism. The ban(...)

The Hill 16 on Saturday: “Blue skies, bouncy springs, We just named two awesome things, A Nobel prize, a piece of string, You know what’s awesome? EVERYTHING!”

Surely the most important piece of insider news we learned this week was that the Ireland women’s rugby team sang a song from a children’s movie (F(...)

Richard Dunne: “Retiring from international football has been an extremely difficult decision for me to make.”

After 14 years as Ireland’s last line of defence, Richard Dunne has decided that the time is right to bring down the curtain on his international care(...)

Kilkenny  manager Brian Cody speaks to Tommy Walsh before introducing him  as a second-half substitute during the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship semi-final against Galway.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

How often have we heard the phrase “proud hurling county” used to elicit some semblance of hope for a team that are, to put it mildly, struggling in t(...)

Waterford’s Shane Walsh is tackled by two Laois players  during the qualifier at Walsh Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Waterford 2-22 Laois 1-15 Waterford ensured their campaign progressed into July when overcoming a determined Laois unit on a balmy Saturday evening a(...)