Colm Cooper scored Kerry’s opening goal against Roscommon. Photograph: Inpho

Kerry 3-15 Roscommon 0-14 They say semi-finals are all about winning but Kerry obviously wanted a little more than that here, crushing Roscommon’s ch(...)

Roscommon manager Fergal O’Donnell is hugged by Ciarán Murtagh after the county’s impressive league win over Kerry at Fitzgerald Stadium last month. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

On his journey home from Letterkenny last Sunday evening, Paul Staunton happened to bump into Donegal player Ryan McHugh at a petrol station. As they(...)

Joseph Plunkett’s 1916 Medal, which is to be sold at auction in Dublin. Photograph: Whyte’s

Medals awarded posthumously to two of the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation are to be sold at auction in Dublin on Sunday, March 13th. Whyte’s au(...)

Brainstorming at 1916 Democracy Cafe: “People need to get involved and have a say in what happens.” Photograph: Nigel Hanlon

Mopping her porch on Sean O’Casey Avenue near Mountjoy Square in Dublin’s north inner-city, Ann Dolan has few hopes for Election 2016: “I don’t think (...)

Comey of Pearse House, Pearse Street, pleaded guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court to unlawful seizure of a car, assault causing harm and possession of a syringe in the north inner city on May 12th, 2014. File photograph: Collins Courts

A Dublin man who hijacked a car and repeatedly punched a heavily pregnant woman in the passenger seat while driving the car through town will be sente(...)

Gerry ‘The Monk’ Hutch was among the mourners at the funeral service for his brother Eddie Hutch, at the church of Our Lady of Lourdes in Dublin. Photograph: Reuters

Mourners at Eddie Hutch’s funeral Mass in Dublin have been told that there should not be any retaliation for his murder. About 800 family, friends an(...)

Some of the brothers on the Roscommon panel. (L-r front) Cathal and Finbar Cregg, Ian and Senan Kilbride, Diarmuid and Ciarán Murtagh. (Back) Enda and Donnie Smith, Ronan and Niall Daly, Photograph: Brian Farrell

John Evans keeps referring to what a close-knit bunch his young Roscommon panel are. But when you consider that 13 of his players have at least one br(...)

 “I’m just delighted I survived. I still can’t believe it. I keep  reminding myself I’m only a whippersnapper. If I glimpse myself in a mirror, it’s like, who’s that?” Paula Meehan,  at her  home in Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan
Paula Meehan: the poet at 60

When Michael D Higgins hosted a cultural evening in the Forbidden City in Beijing on his state visit to China in December, he invited Paula Meehan (...)

Mark Furlong tells how he caught a baby thrown from a burning home on Gloucester Place off Seán MacDermott Street in Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A young man has been praised after saving a child from a burning house in Dublin’s inner city.Six people, four adults and two children, were taken to (...)

Who’d be the Mayo manager, eh? James Horan spent the winter being told that he had no forwards and that his attacking approach needed overhauling. Th(...)