Tom Connolly: “There is a heightened sense of care, warmth and genuine interest in the customer here that I believe Europe could learn a lot from.”

Tom Connolly’s international career began on Westmoreland Street in Dublin in the spring of 1995, when the graduate trainee at the Burlington Hotel pi(...)

Westport House, Westport, Co Mayo. Photo : Keith Heneghan/Phocus.

Mayo County Council should urge the Government to buy Westport House if an agreement cannot be reached to ensure the historic estate is not broken u(...)

 Patrick Hoban scored twice as Dundalk roared back to the top of the Airtricity League Premier Division by beating Bray Wanderers 5-1 at Oriel Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

DUNDALK 5 BRAY WANDERERS 1 Kurtis Byrne and Patrick Hoban hit a brace apiece as Dundalk returned to the top of the table with a 5-1 demolition of Bray(...)

Bray’s John Mulroy reacts to a missed chance against Dundalk at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Bray Wanderers 0 Dundalk 2 Dundalk made certain of a second place finish in the Premier Division when goals in each half by Patrick Toban and Ku(...)

Killian Brennan celebrates his winner against Drogheda at hunky Dory’s Park. Photograph: Ryan/Inpho

Drogheda United 1 St Patrick’s Athletic 2: As contests go, this was a tame affair(...)