Denis Lynch was one of the Irish riders who dominated the Puissance competition in Liverpool. Photograph: Inpho

Irish riders totally dominated the Puissance competition in the City Centre Echo Arena, Liverpool on Friday night with Peter Smyth winning the 11-runn(...)

Innocent: Harry Gleeson could not have killed Mary McCarthy, according to Seán MacBride, his lawyer

One of the most traumatic criminal cases I was ever involved in was the defence of a man from Co Tipperary, Harry Gleeson. My solicitor in the case wa(...)

In February 1941, Harry Gleeson was convicted of murdering mother of seven Mary “Moll” McCarthy. He is now to be pardoned.

Almost 75 years after Harry Gleeson was hanged for murder, Minister Frances Fitzgerald has officially announced the Government’s decision to grant a p(...)

Spoiled for priorities: Heather Humphreys receives her seal of office from the President. Photograph: Alan Betson

What do we know about Heather Humphreys, the new Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht? She knows about credit unions, she lives on a farm (...)

The direct and indirect cost of overweight and obesity in the Republic was an estimated €1.16 billion

There is “no point” in the Government spending money on treating chronic illnesses wi(...)