Michael McKillop will  look to add the T38 1500m  title to the 800m gold he won on Wednesday. Photograph:  Pat Murphy / Sportsfile

Ireland’s Lorraine Regan finished fifth in the F57 Shot Put with a throw of 6.88m on the penultimate day of competition at the Paralympic Athletics Eu(...)

Jason Smyth has been reclassified from T13 to T12 by the International Paralympic Committee due to the deterioration of his eye condition. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Just 24 hours before the start of the Paralympic Athletics European Championships, Derry’s four-time Paralympic gold medallist Jason Smyth has been re(...)

Mattress Mick, who was hailed by a desperate Tubridy as “the stuff of legend”. Photograph: Dave Meehan

The sunshine may be giving the country a much-needed fillip, but not everyone welcomes the summer. Ryan Tubridy (2FM, weekdays), for one, bemoans the (...)

Norah Casey: new magazine show on Newstalk on Sundays from 10am

Norah Casey will present an hour-long magazine show called Mindfood on Newstalk on Sundays from 10am, as part of the Communicorp station’s new weekend(...)

 Rory Doody has had mental health issues. He is now married with a family and works as a recovery development advocate with the Bantry-based Home Focus team, helping people with mental health problems.   Photograph: Bryan O’Brien.  See aftertheasylum.com for more photos and video

It feels sometimes as if he wasn’t there at all. It’s as if he was a spectator watching scenes in a movie of his life, played by an actor. Here’s one:(...)

James Behan:  “Growing up in the care system I... have seen a lot of things I would consider problems.”  Photograph: Conor McCabe

Mental health services for children and adolescents over the last decade can only be described as “woefully inadequate”, the Minister for Children, Fr(...)

Newstalk's new iPad magazine

“Radio you can read” is how Aidan McCullen, head of digital at Communicorp, describes Newstalk’s new monthly iPad magazine, which debuted on th(...)