Sarah Helly  celebrates with the statue of Old Tom Morris after her victory in the 2015 Irish Women’s Close Amateur Championship. Picture: Pat Cashman

She was in tears that her parents missed her moment of glory but Enniscrone’s Sarah Helly paid them the greatest tribute possible by using her spar(...)

Former trade union leader Peter Cassells has been named as chairman of a working group to examine how to fund third level education in the future.  Photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times.

Former trade union leader Peter Cassells has been named as chairman of a working group to examine how to fund third level education in the future.Mini(...)

Infra-Éireann: the Irish pavilion

Rem Koolhaas knows how to put on a show. The Dutch starchitect designed what is probably the world’s most preposterous building, the loopy China Ce(...)

Charlene Kelly and Kieran Coppinger in Blue Teapot Theatre’s Sanctuary
Alone at last

SanctuaryBlue Teapot Theatre, Galway ***“Now that I’m here,” Sophie tells Larry when they are alone at last, “I don’t know what I want.” As with many (...)

A twist in the tail

The Adventures of Shay Mouse Nun’s Island Theatre, Galway ***Like most characters in Pat McCabe’s 1995 stage adaptation of his 1985 children’s story, (...)