DIT’s Tommy Doyle battles with Paul Flaherty of LIT during their Fitzgibbon Cup round two clash. DIT now face Mary Immaculate in the quarter-final. Photograph: Inpho

Carlow IT have been ejected from this week’s quarter-finals of the Fitzgibbon Cup after fielding an ineligible player in the round-robin win over Lime(...)

Fr Alphonsus Cullinan has been appointed the new Bishop of Waterford and Lismore by Pope Francis. Photograph: John Mc Elroy.

A 55 year old Clareman and late vocation to the priesthood has been appointed the new Catholic Bishop of Waterford & Lismore. Fr Alphonsus Cullina(...)

Kevin Haugh in action during the West Clare Mini Marathon from Carrigaholt to Kilkee. Photograph: John Kelly

An Imperfect Storm opens on Haugh’s Strand, in Lisheencrona on the west Clare pen(...)

Courses across the board and across institutions have seen points rises, with roughly 60 per cent of programmes seeing points rises at UCD and UL

Changing student demand and the maths bonus points have combined to drive up the points needed to get into higher education. Courses across the board (...)

Nicole Collopy (left) and Kristel Aguila  of Ringsend College in Dublin with their Leaving Cert results. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

Many students hoping for a place on business or science courses in university will be disappointed this morning as the points requirements for these s(...)

 Cork’s Séamus Harnedy wins the ball ahead of Clare’s Domhnall O’Donovan during the Munster  SHC semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork’s man of the match in their unexpected Munster semi-final defeat of Clare may have been the only debutant on the team but Séamus Harnedy’s hurlin(...)

Alone it Stands will be finishing its run in Limerick this weekend.

Dublin Circus Festival, various locations For fans of the big top, t(...)