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The Galway Film Fleadh is seldom short of world premieres: Once, Glassland and The Butcher Boy all took their bows at the Connaughtian bazaar. But (...)

High Court: Margaret McDermott, of Taylor’s Hill, Galway, said in an affidavit that a “fundamental right” granted to her in the 2003 divorce proceedings was pension entitlements should her ex-husband and his second wife both die before her. Photograph: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

An 88-year-old woman is entitled to pension rights from the employment of her late ex-husband as director of an authority that awarded third-level e(...)

Séamus Harnedy: the return of their primary ball-winner will be a significant boost to Jimmy McCarthy’s Cork side. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

This is the qualifier that appears to hold out the best chance of an upset. That perception rests on Cork’s tailspin in recent times and the – at t(...)

A significant judgment concerning the entitlements of part-time teachers and with implications for all teachers has been issued by the High Court

A significant judgment concerning the entitlements of part-time teachers and with implications for all teachers has been issued by the High Court. Th(...)

Former taoiseach and minister for finance Brian  Cowen outside the Dáil on July 2nd, 2015. He  told the Banking Inquiry he was happy with the decisions he made as minister for finance, but, in hindsight, he would have done some things differently. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen on Thursday insisted he was happy with the decisions he made as minister for finance, but apologised for the hardship and(...)

Former taoiseach Brian Cowen speaks to the media as he arrives for his appearance before the Oireachtas banking inquiry at Leinster House on Thursday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times.

Anglo Irish Bank was going down the tubes. Alarm bells were going off everywhere. But it wasn’t Brian Cowen’s job to keep a watchful eye on wha(...)

Dare I say that summer is here? As our temperatures tip over 20 degrees, reaching dizzying heights of 23 degrees this week, our culinary choices ca(...)

Det Garda Adrian Donohoe was murdered while on escort duty at Lordship credit union, in Bellurgan, near Dundalk in 2013. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

The GAA’s new response plan for deaths, suicides and other critical incidents will provide a “light” for communities in the aftermath of tragic events(...)

Stone-clad, L-shaped and on the brow of a hill that gives the best of Connemara views, Derrygimlagh is something of an ideal as holiday homes go. T(...)

The Asgard II, which sunk off the French coast in 2008. Photograph: Coiste an Asgard/PA Wire

The Atlantic Youth Trust is seeking to raise €16 million for a new Irish sail training ship. It would replace the Republic’s Asgard II, which was lost(...)