Laois goalkeeper Enda Rowland in action here against Antrim, made a confident save late on to ensure victory. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Presseye/Inpho

Laois 1-17 Carlow 1-14Laois half-time substitute Ben Conroy made an instant impact, scoring 1-2 in the opening minutes of the half as the O’Moore Coun(...)

Westmeath’s Brendan Murtagh: his goal after  a quarter of an hour elapsed in the second half was key to his side’s victory over Carlow in Mullingar. Photograph: Inpho

Westmeath 2-19 Carlow 2-17 A brilliant goal from Brendan Murtagh in the 50th minute proved to be the decisive score as Westmeath eked out a deserved (...)

For more years than many of them could remember, Rita Moynihan, who has died aged 83, plied her customers with her unique Long Valley light refreshmen(...)

People queue  to see the relics of St Anthony in Dublin last month. Photograph: Collins Photography

The recent visit of the relics of Saint Anthony of Padua drew thousands of faithful throughout an eight-day Irish tour. It is estimated that 30,000 al(...)

Deputy general secretary of the Psychiatric Nurses Association Séamus Murphy: “psychiatric nurses are showing that they are not prepared to accept the regressive and draconian proposals of Croke Park II”

Managers of Catholic primary schools have expressed strong concern about the proposed new Croke Park agreement. The Cath(...)