Shane O’Neill, outside Killeagh village, is walking from Dublin to Cork to call attention to the plight of  Palestinians. Photograph: Michael MacSweeney/Provision

It wasn’t so much the television images of the carnage in Gaza as Israeli government statements that prompted actor Shane O’Neill (38) to highlight h(...)

Mr Brady is the latest prominent figure to leave the Central Bank of the team assembled to guide Ireland out of the financial crisis. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/THE IRISH TIMES

Patrick Brady, the director of risk and policy at the Central Bank of Ireland, has resigned in the latest senior exit from the bank. The Central Ba(...)

Cork manager Jimmy Barry Murphy greets  Limerick boss   TJ Ryan after the game. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In the fuss we made over Clare’s All-Ireland, the team on the receiving end got forgotten. A group of players that had to go home and lick their woun(...)

Cork’s Séamus Harnedy celebrates scoring his side’s opening goal against Limerick during the Munster SHC Final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 2-24 Limerick 0-24Cork gave Páirc Uí Chaoimh a big send-off this afternoon in a memorable Munster hurling final when their forwards finally got (...)

Irish Times writer Fintan O’Toole was yesterday conferred as a doctor of literature at Queen’s University in Belfast. He was awarded a DLit for servic(...)

Cork hurler Shane O’Neill: “It’s not easy but you need to pat them on the back for doing what they’re doing too.”

Three days later and Cork hurler Shane O’Neill is still coming around after 70 minutes of Munster championship hurling. Three days from now and some (...)

Cork’s Alan Cadogan in action against Shane Fives of Waterford. Cadogan proved a thorn in Waterford’s side during the drawn encounter and scored four points from play. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

MUNSTER SHC QUATER-FINAL REPLAY Cork v Waterford Sunday, 3.30, Semple Stadium Live on RTE.ie It’s strange to think that in the wake of Wate(...)

IAN O’RIORDAN Aidan Walsh will complete his graduation as a Cork hurler by making his first senior championship start in Sunday’s Munster quarter-fina(...)

INMO general secretary Liam Doran says: “These proposals are totally driven by the demand for the health service to deliver further cash savings.” Photograph: Pat Moore.

Plans by the Health Service Executive to save money by filling key roles with interns and newly graduated nurses will seriously compromise patient saf(...)

Dundalk’s Ruaidhri Higgins and  David Scully of Bray Wanderers do aerial combat during the Premier Division match at the Carlisle Grounds last night. photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Bray Wanderers 1 Dundalk 0 Bray Wanderers recorded only their third Premier Division win of the season in 10 games when a decisive second-half (...)