Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine Simon Coveney: praised Quinlan Seafood for its entrepreneurial spirit. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

A family-owned business in Kerry which is to create 120 jobs in a series of seafood bars across the country has been praised for its entrepreneurial s(...)

Kildare’s Conor Hartley and Tipperary’s Emmett Moloney, who was sent off during the  All-Ireland minor football semi-final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Tipperary 0-11 Kildare 0-9 A Tipperary minor football and hurling double perhaps? “Well sure, there is nobody else going to do it,” coach Cha(...)

I’m not sure if it’s the delicious creams and cleansers, the sunny tubs and tubes they come in, or the down-to-earth, homegrown spirit of the brand(...)

British computer hacker Junaid Hussain is reported to have been killed in a US drone strike in Syria. File photograph: iStockphoto

A British computer hacker accused of being a prominent member of the Islamic State terror group is reported to have been killed in a US drone strike i(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte is up against the fourth All-Ireland-winning Kerry manager of his long management career. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

This eagerly awaited encounter is dominated by the presence of Mickey Harte. The Tyrone manager is three from four in championship matches against (...)

EuroMillions winner Margaret Loughrey: she admitted causing criminal damage to a taxi driver’s glasses.

A Co Tyrone woman – who won £27 million (€37.8 million) in the EuroMillions in 2013 – has been ordered to do 150 hours of unpaid community work for as(...)

A Royal Irish Fusilier at Gallipoli in 1915 attempts to draw the fire of a Turkish sniper to reveal his position. Photograph: Getty Images

On August 15th, 1915, the 10th (Irish) Division attacked a mountain called Kiretch Tepe Sirt which overlooked Suvla Bay, where they had landed a we(...)

A  student who scooped eight A1s in the Leaving  looks set to be taught physiology in college by her  mother. File photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

A Cork student who scooped eight A1s in the Leaving Certificate looks set to be taught physiology in college by her own mother - who teaches medicine (...)

St Louis County Police and Missouri State Highway Patrol troopers stand guard as protesters march on West Florissant Avenue in Ferguson, Missouri. Photograph: Michael B. Thomas/AFP/Getty Images. 1:01

St Louis County police officers shot and critically injured a man who fired at them in Ferguson late on Sunday night, said authorities, setting this r(...)

Fianna Fáil Colm Keaveney called the numbers a ‘damning indictment of mental health policy’. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Fifty children with mental health problems have been admitted to adult psychiatric units so far this year, new figures reveal. The Health Service Exe(...)