Mayo’s defeat to Cork last weekend was overshadowed somewhat by the controversy regarding Lee Keegan’s concussion at Páirc Uí Rinn. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Saturday (All matches 2pm unless stated) Allianz League Division One Mayo v Dublin, McHale Park, 7.0 – Viewed in a certain way it possibly suits(...)

 Minister For Health Leo Varadkar had pledged to eliminate waits of more than 15 months for outpatient appointments by the end of last year. File photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The number of outpatients enduring long waits for appointments increased by almost 40 per cent last month, despite a promise by Minister for Health Le(...)

 Garda Sharon Casserly was being treated for broken limbs in University Hospital Galway this week when her condition deteriorated. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

One of two gardaí injured in a road incident which claimed the life of a 66-year-old man in south Galway is still seriously ill in hospital. Garda Sh(...)

My latest fascination has been Camellia sasanqua cultivars. The flowers appear in autumn, the plants are much more elegant in habit than their spring-flowering counterparts, Camellia japonica, and have sweet scented flowers.

Unlike some gardeners I know, I’m not a plant collector. Nor do I ever expect to be, for I lack the single mindedness and the ever-so-slightly obsess(...)

The placing of Westport House for sale on the open market by its administrators follows a protracted five-year battle by the Browne family to retain t(...)

Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. File photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Fine Gael Minister of State Michael Ring has signed off on €9 million in back payments in relation to agricultural land sold for road projects. The (...)

Killimor’s Susan Keane in action against Emma McFadden of Loughgiel in the AIB All-Ireland senior camogie club championship semi-final at Clones. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Susan Keane was done. Totally done. Done with the road. Done with the schlep and the slog. Killimor in Galway was home but Waterford city was where (...)

A new exhibition features large-format prints of photographs of central Dublin by antiquarian Thomas Westropp in the aftermath of the Rising, including one of the ruins of the GPO taken from Nelson’s Pillar. Photograph: After Easter: Photographs of Dublin in 1916 by Thomas Johnson Westropp

February 4th, 1916 The Irish Times was animated about the state of Irish education in an editorial. The war had exposed faultlines and it cried out (...)

Scenes from a Dublin polling station. Photograph: Dave Meehan

Queues of students intent on registering to vote in the forthcoming general election formed at Garda stations in a number of locations yesterday, in(...)

‘Danno’ Halloran (first left), with sound engineer Mick Nolan, Barbara Fitzgerald, Colm Brennan, Linda Sherlock and John Ellis at the opening of the RTÉ radio studio in Dáil Éireann in 1986. Photograph: © RTÉ Stills Library

Former RTÉ journalist John V “Danno” Halloran has died at the age of 85 following a short illness. Mr Halloran was a news and duty editor at RTÉ and (...)