Waterford’s Austin Gleeson celebrates during the  All-Ireland quarter-final against Dublin at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Waterford 2-21 Dublin 1-19 Don’t look now. The Déise are coming with increasingly convincing arguments that this may be the group to bridge the chasm (...)

Dublin’s Liam Rushe. Dublin will target Waterford in the physical stakes. Rushe, Chris Crummy, Conal Keaney, Danny Sutcliffe and Mark Schutte are all big, powerful men. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Waterford were having a superb year, arriving into a Munster final on a high, until all of a sudden they were beaten twice in three days. They (...)

Michael Walsh: Dublin need to limit the ball going through him and Waterford’s other senior man Kevin Moran. Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan

This is the litmus test for Waterford. A defeat here would not cancel out the worth of their unexpected league triumph or the advances they made in(...)

Tipperary’s Shane McGrath kicks the sliotar  forward as he’s challenged by Waterford players during the Munster SHC Final at Semple Stadium. Photograph:   Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tipperary 0-21 Waterford 0-16 To say the 125th GAA Munster hurling final was nondescript isn’t to belittle a competitive encounter in which favourites(...)

Brian Bobey (61),  is accused of stealing sums of money, property of the Department of Social Protection, at Errigal Road Post Office in Drimnagh in Dublin between 1997 and 2013. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A Dublin man is to face trial accused of stealing about €160,000 by fraudulently drawing his dead mother’s pension for 16 years. Brian Bobey (61), app(...)

Michael Fingleton led INBS for 38 years before resigning in March 2009. This was one year before the first of two recapitalisations of the institution by the State, involving a bailout of €5.4 billion.

Former Irish Nationwide Building Society chief Michael Fingleton has been directed to appear before the Oireachtas Banking Inquiry on September 2nd. T(...)

File photograph of former Anglo Irish Bank executives David Drumm and Sean Fitzpatrick. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Former Anglo Irish Bank executives David Drumm, Sean Fitzpatrick, Willie McAteer and Pat Whelan have been directed to appear before the Oireachtas Ban(...)

A man (40) has been  charged with the murder of Peter Conroy, who died at a B&B in Palmerstown in west Dublin in the early hours of Tuesday morning. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of Peter Conroy, who died at a B&B in Palmerstown in west Dublin in the early hours of (...)

Anne Fennell, of Monastery Gate Green, Clondalkin is  accused of making nine obscene calls to Áras an Uachtaráin on dates in April, October and November of 2014. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

A 57-year-old Dublin woman has been sent forward for trial accused of making a litany of obscene phone calls to Áras an Uachtaráin and the Dáil. Anne (...)

Former head of Irish Nationwide Michael Fingleton (left) and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are to be called as witnesses at the Banking Inquiry.

It has taken almost seven years but the Irish public could finally get to hear from former Irish Nationwide chief executive Michael Fingleton about th(...)