Dr James Reilly, who was Minister for Health for more than three years, has made 315 representations since 2011. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Taoiseach Enda Kenny and former Minister for Health James Reilly have made more than 300 representations each on behalf of constituents in relation t(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny, his wife Fionnuala Kenny, with  the Taoiseach’s  brother Cllr Henry Kenny and his wife Maureen in Breaffy House Resort, Castlebar.  Photograph: Michael Donnelly

More than 400 of Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s closest constituency supporters gathered in a Mayo hotel on Saturday night for a dinner to celebrate the 40(...)

Members of the Oireachtas met with Sport Ireland and leading figures in the Irish Amateur Boxing Association (IABA) to try and determine the detailed facts surrounding the departure of Billy Walsh. Photograph: Inpho

As Billy Walsh was being officially unveiled as the new head of the US women’s boxing programme, on this side of the Atlantic the controversy over his(...)

Billy Walsh at Dublin Airport en route to his new job as coach of the USA women’s team  in Colorado Springs.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Clusterf**k: (n) coarse slang (chiefly US) A bungled or botched undertaking; (also) a situation, state of affairs or gathering that is disorgan(...)

Westport House, Westport, Co Mayo. Photograph: Keith Heneghan / Phocus.

The National Asset Management Agency has withdrawn loans secured on the Westport House estate from a €1 billion sale to an American investment fund, w(...)

The IABA changed their view between the Saturday and the Tuesday on Walsh’s salary. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

To appreciate the level of mistrust that existed between Billy Walsh and his employers at the IABA, it’s worth going back to a Saturday in August and (...)

Former Ireland Boxing head coach Billy Walsh makes his way through departures at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The IABA reneged on a six-part agreement with the Sports Council over Billy Walsh’s employment terms, according to documents seen by The Irish Time(...)

Irish Sports Council chairman Kieran Mulvey has promised boxer fraternity best financial support possible. Photograph: Domnick Walsh/Eye Focus

The Irish Amateur Boxing Association are set to break their silence on Thursday morning on the situation that has led to Billy Walsh leaving boxing’s (...)

Paul O’Connell can deliver a speech and players ‘buy’ into it, while someone else employing exactly the same words might sound as convincing as Michael Ring. Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Much of this World Cup has revolved around talk of leadership, to the extent that otherwise grown-up sensible people talk about rugby lessons translat(...)

16/10/2015 Sculptor Ronan Halpin, Kathy Sheridan, The US Ambassador to Ireland Mr. Kevin O'Malley and Minister of State fro Tourism and Sport Michael Ring TD at the sculpture which was unveiled to mark The Irish Times choosing Westport as the best place to live in Ireland. Photo : Keith Heneghan / Phocus

Efforts are being made behind the scenes to ensure the historic Westport House in Co Mayo will not fall into private ownership, according to Minister (...)