“Delight” as Eamon O’Hara begins his managerial career in Mayo. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Former Sligo footballer Eamon O’Hara is the latest ex-player to announce the start of his managerial career, he has been confirmed as the new manager (...)

Shane Curran is taking will manage    Padraig Pearses. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Shane Curran will begin his managerial career with local Roscommon rivals Padraig Pearses. The former St Brigid’s and Roscommon goalkeeper had been li(...)

An apprentice carpenter was stabbed to death in a row over a woman, an inquest has heard.Maurice Martin’s killer stabbed him 14 times in a frenzied a(...)

THE BEST The Bloodied Field by Michael Foley (O’Brien Press, €16.99) A sports book, a history book, a thriller. Like a quietly determined geek wit(...)

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If a celebrity needs water pipes mended or slates replaced, he’ll call in a plumber or a roofer. If he needs his story told, he’ll call in a hack for (...)

Shane Curran, right, and Damien Kelleher celebrate St Brigid’s victory over Ballymun Kickhams in the All-Ireland senior club football final at Croke Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

1971 is celebrated as a year of rare vintages – the prized Petrus in Bordeaux, the Brora single malt from the Douglas Laing distillery and, in the (...)

Alan Wilson (35) is on trial at the Central Criminal Court charged with the murder of Romanian woman Marioara Rostas in 2008.

There was a lock on the outside of a bedroom in the house where teenager Marioara Rostas is alleged to have been murdered, a jury has heard this morni(...)

Wicklow’s Paddy Dalton and Mark Staines with Damien Carroll of Meath in Baltinglass. Photograph: Inpho

MEATH 4-11 WICKLOW 2-5: On the scenic route into Baltinglass, over the Wicklow Gap, the wind was howling and the rain outrageous. What football lesson(...)

Goalkeeper Liam Donoghue and Alan Kerins celebrate Clarinbridge’s All-Ireland club hurling final victory over O’Loughlin Gaels at Croke Park in 2011. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

Winter falls and the club championships are the collar we turn up against the cold. Huddle up for warmth a few more weeks and stave off the season’s e(...)

CoderDojo founder James Whelton with some young learners at a CoderDojo event

It’s a good thing the future lies in the hands of the generations to come, because phrases such as “open source coding” and “programming langua(...)