President Michael D Higgins speaking with Thomas Kent’s nieces Kathleen Kent and Prudence Riordan and his grandnephew Michael Riordan, after Kent’s State funeral. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Ireland needs people who believe in their community, their country and in putting others before themselves, Taoiseach Enda Kenny told mourners at the (...)

Austerity has characterised every Irish budget since 2008, when the economy plunged into a downward spiral. While there may finally be relief o(...)

A section of the crowd at Cork versus Kerry in the 1976 Munster football final.

It could only have been conceived in Cork and in the decades since it has come to embody all of the charms and peculiarities of that county. The ov(...)

Sylvia Deehan at the Four Courts for her legal action against a pub after allegedly being injured during a rush to grab a free prize at an Ann Summers party. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA.

Blaming a pub owner for the alleged injuries of a woman during a rush to grab a spot prize at an Ann Summers sex toy party would fly in the fac(...)

Dublin hurling manager Anthony Daly has firmly scotched rumours that former Antrim hurler Liam Watson  will be joining  the Dublin panel. Photograph: John McIlwaine/Inpho/Presseye

As the GAA’s annual congress gets underway today in Croke Park, there are indications that one of the highest-pro(...)

Young Irish fiddle player Daithí and The Original Rudeboys are among the ten artists shortlisted for this year’s Meteor Choice Music Prize awards.Irel(...)

Paramedics attend to an injured person at the Apollo Theatre in Shaftesbury Avenue, central London, last night after part of celining collapsed during a performance. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire.

Almost 80 people were injured, seven seriously, after a theatre ceiling collapsed on them in London’s West End. Eyewitnesses described “chaos and pani(...)