Longboat Quay apartments in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Residents of the Longboat Quay apartments in Dublin have been given one month by Dublin Fire Brigade to start fixing the fire safety defects in the co(...)

Property developer Michael Ryan. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Residents of a Co Meath development whose homes need more than €1.5 million in fire-safety work, will learn today if Meath County Council is to take (...)

Debutant Padraig McCarthy picked up 46.60 penalties as Ireland ended the first day of the FEI European eventing championships in fifth place. Photograph: Getty

British riders top the team and individual standings following the first day of dressage at the Longines FEI European eventing championships at Blair (...)

David Breen of Limerick is challenged by Westmeath’s Alan McGrath during the All-Ireland hurling qualifier at Cusack Park in Mullingar. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-12 Limerick 4-15 A wasteful Limerick side survived a genuine challenge from a very plucky Westmeath outfit in showery conditions in(...)

Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship Semi-Final, Gaelic Grounds, Limerick 21/6/2015Limerick vs TipperaryLimerick manager TJ RyanMandatory Credit ©INPHO/Morgan Treacy

There’s a good argument that, of all the qualifier teams, Westmeath are the one with greatest buoyancy. They performed respectably in the defea(...)

Adrien Pendaries of France with the 2015 Irish Boys Amateur Open Championship trophy after his victory at Tuam Golf Club. Photograph: Pat Cashman.

Adrien Pendaries became the first French winner of the Irish Boys’ Amateur Open Championship after a closing round of 74 helped him cruise to an eight(...)

A spokeswoman  for Minister for Arts and Heritage Heather Humphreys said the Minister “was not consulted in advance and she had no role in the decision-making process” on the sale of the Beit paintings. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

The decision by the trust that runs Russborough House to sell valuable paintings in London to raise funds was presented as a “done deal” to Minister f(...)

Wexford’s Jack Guiney’s shot is blocked by Westmeath’s Liam Varley at Cusack Park. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho

Wexford 1-24 Westmeath 1-16 A goal from the game’s top scorer, Ian Byrne, in the third minute of the second half gave overwhelming favourites Wexford(...)

Westmeath manager Michael Ryan patrols the sideline during his side’s victory over Antrim. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Westmeath 1-21 Antrim 0-7 Westmeath’s hurlers emerged from the driving rain in front of just under 1,300 spectators in Mullingar yesterday afte(...)

Westmeath’s Brendan Murtagh: his goal after  a quarter of an hour elapsed in the second half was key to his side’s victory over Carlow in Mullingar. Photograph: Inpho

Westmeath 2-19 Carlow 2-17 A brilliant goal from Brendan Murtagh in the 50th minute proved to be the decisive score as Westmeath eked out a deserved (...)