Huge crowds turned out at Rathmore railway station to welcome home the victorious Kerry senior and minor football teams yesterday evening. Photograph: Eamonn Keogh

“Country roads, take me home/ To the place I belong.” The voice may have been John Denver’s but the sentiment was surely felt by all of the 2,000 or s(...)

Archbishop Desmond Tutu:  called for urgent and comprehensive inquiry. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA Wire

South African archbishop Desmond Tutu and former United Nations assistant secretary gener(...)

Fisherman and Corrib Gas protestor Pat O’Donnell (right): will receive certificate for bravery. Photograph: Keith Heneghan.

Five gardaí, two students, a Scout leader and a fisherman who was jailed over a Corrib gas protest are among the recipients of State bravery awards(...)