Kerry players celebrate their minor football final victory over Tipperary at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Kerry 4-14 Tipperary 0-6 For a county that couldn’t win a minor All-Ireland for 20 years Kerry are suddenly golden. They didn’t so much defend(...)

Engineer Alan (37), from Oldcastle, Co Meath, and nurse Audrey (39), from Mullingar, have been together for 12 years after meeting through Audrey’s(...)

A group of Irish soccer fans claimed they were defamed after a picture of them appeared on the ‘Irish Sun’ website, allegedly associating them with an unrelated incident where other fans carried  FAI chief executive John Delaney and took his shoes and socks. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

An Irish soccer fan, one of eight who claim they were wrongly depicted online as “drunken hooligans” who took part in FAI chief John Delaney’s Sopot s(...)

Defending All-Ireland champions Kerry had to withstand a second-half comeback by neighbours Cork to advance to the Munster minor football final.It too(...)

Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly: An Armagh court heard that in 2008 the so-called “on the run” letter was passed from the government to the Sinn Féin Assembly member who then passed it to the individual who has been identified as a suspect in the 2003 killing of Co Armagh man Gareth O’Connor. Photograph: PA

The disclosure that a suspect in the murder and disappearance of Gareth O’Connor mistakenly received an “on the run” letter assuring him he was not be(...)

Donal Foreman: “I wanted it to be a collaboration with the city and that moment and with the actors. Too many Irish filmmakers say ‘I want to make a universal story, it could be set anywhere’. That was something I didn’t want to do”

Lenny Abrahamson has the smarts and Shimmy Marcus has the moves, but the hottest ticket in Irish cinema now is Donal Foreman. When his debut featur(...)

 Alan O’Sullivan, manager Jack O’Connor and Brian Rayel after the All-Ireland minor football final victory over Donegal at Croke park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry 0-17 Donegal 1-10So ends the longest drought in Kerry’s football history. They finally delivered a record 12th minor All-Ireland title here, mix(...)

Supporters of the victims outside Belfast Coroner’s Court at the start of a new inquest into the deaths of 10 people shot dead by British soldiers in west Belfast in 1971. Photograph: PA

The coroner in the inquest into the so-called Ballymurphy Massacre is to decide if the body of one of the 11 victims should be exhumed to help (...)

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Why not just call the thing Citizen Kane and have done with it? By naming his new experimen(...)

Parents of children with special needs are often encouraged by the principals of mainstream schools to send their children to ‘special’ schools instead, with the excuse that they would get “better therapeutic supports in the special school” an Oireachtas Committee has been told.

Parents of children with special needs are often encouraged by the principals of mainstream schools to send their children to ‘special’ schools instea(...)