Paul Gilligan was given a one-year suspended ban by the Turf Club in 2013. Photograph: Inpho

Co Galway trainer Paul Gilligan has been banned by the British Horseracing Authority for six months for winning a race at Uttoxeter in 2014 with a hor(...)

Fr Peter McVerry said there are currently 1,700 children in emergency homeless accommodation, mostly in Dublin. Picture Nick Bradshaw

There could be 3,000 children homeless in Ireland by this time next year, campaigner Fr Peter McVerry has said. Speaking at the launch of the Childr(...)

Social media is not a good forum to express complex emotions and parents need to be aware that, when older, a child may read what a parent wrote about them. Photograph: Thinkstock

Taking photos of your children is one thing, sharing them on social media is another. “Oversharenting” is the term coined for frequent posting abou(...)

Children rehearse for their Christmas show at Stepping Stones Early Learning Centre, Ballynahown, Co Westmeath. Photograph: James Flynn/APX

Small children shuffle shyly into place, the girls dressed in white with gold tinsel halos while the boys in dressing gowns have tea towels tied arou(...)

Winner Jason Reddan (middle front row), from Limerick, whose short film ‘Who Cares’ won the St Patrick’s Mental Health Services Short Film Competition with some of the other entrants. Photograph: Marc O’Sullivan

There were over 50 entries to the 2015 St Patrick’s Mental Health Services short film competition, the winners of which were chosen at St Patrick’s Ho(...)

‘If communication with teachers and students is good, there’s less likely to be conflict with parents.’ Photograph: Getty Images

How can you help your children to reach their full potential in school? Dozens of studies make it clear what matters most in a child’s education is(...)

Road to Riches ridden by Shane Shortall wins  Galway Plate on day three of the Galway Festival at Galway Racecourse, Ballybrit. Photograph:PA

The ease of Road To Riches’s Tote Galway Plate success yesterday can be gauged by a brief moment of horror experienced by Noel Meade as he watched th(...)

Google now offers a range of products and services, providing additional information to support users searching the internet. Photograph: Paul Sakuma/AP Photo

Google has regularly claimed it cannot be held liable for what is contained in its search results, as it is simply creating a snapshot of content that(...)

Paul Gilligan received a one-year suspended ban from training.

The Cheltenham festival winning trainer Paul Gilligan has received a one-year suspended ban from training, and been ordered to pay €2,500 in costs to(...)

Having seen tens of thousands of prisoners pass through his hands during his time as governor of Dublin’s Mountjoy Prison, John Lonergan has no(...)