Part of the Laochra entertainment performance after the Allianz Football League final in Croke Park. Photograph: Ramsey Cardy /Sportsfile

For a little while during the second half, before Dublin pulled away, it seemed the day might deliver a magical score line to complement the mystical (...)

Wounded French troops on the Western Front. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

February 25th, 1916 The Times of London reported that the French have stood up well to the German onslaught at Verdun. The battle began on February (...)

 David Pocock of Australia passes the ball during a training session at The Lensbury Hotel in London. Photograph: Dan Mullan/Getty Images

The state David Pocock and Israel Folau show up in may dictate this result. Their loss, along with Scott Sio’s busted-up elbow, would equate to Ire(...)

 At the launch of the 2015 UCD International Ladies GAA Jersey are Doris Obialor and Ryan Wylie, watched by Jack McCaffrey and members of the UCD Ladies Football team, from left, Bethan Murphy Hand, Bo Zhang, Jasmine Ziabek, Claire O’Neill, Agata Blasiak, Precious Nwafor, Vicki Pesti and Doyinsola Ishola. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

ESB International, the State energy company’s consulting arm, is a big supporter of GAA sports teams. This is no big surprise when you consider that i(...)

Cork Ignite, one of this year’s Cork Culture Night events. Photograph:  Culture Night

GAA commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh is to make the journey to Leeside later this month when he will act as cultural ambassador for Cork’s Culture(...)

The Guinness Book of World Records, which has just turned 60, holds the record for being one of the most frequently stolen books from public libraries(...)

Frank Prendergast TD (Labour) at the New Ireland Forum  in May 1983. File photograph: Pat Langan/The Irish Times

President of Ireland Michael D Higgins was among those who attended the funeral in Limerick on Monday of former Labour TD Frank Prendergast. The 81-ye(...)

ESB International  has won a €1.5 million in new energy consultancy projects in Asia.  Pictured at the Asia Trade Forum which took place in Kuala Lumpur last week were (from left) Michael Quigley, business development director, ESB International, Jimmy Deenihan, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and Trade with special responsibility for the Diaspora, and Paraic McGrath, business development manager, Asia, ESB International

Ireland’s business community in Asia gathered in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur for the eighth Asia Pacific Irish Business Forum, an event each y(...)

Ciarán Kilkenny with some of the pupils from the Changa Changa primary school in Mazabuka

The Dubs are flying high again in this year’s GAA football championship but one man missing out on what could well be another path of glory is Ciarán (...)

Many moons ago I worked in a hospice. Well, to be accurate, I was the first doctor on the homecare team at St Francis Hospice in Raheny, Dublin. (...)