Ireland men’s hockey team are hoping to bridge a 67-year gap and be the first to qualify for the Olympic Games in a team sport since the soccer team did in 1948. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho.

The Irish men’s team, who are currently in South Africa preparing for the first of their Olympic qualifiers are ranked 15th in the world, while the I(...)

Catherine McGuinness and Margaret Moyse at the Radisson Blu St Helen’s Hotel, Stillorgan. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Catherine McGuinness is a retired member of the Supreme Court, the first woman appointed a Circuit Court judge, and former President of the Law Ref(...)

It’s round two of the Irish Hockey League tomorrow with UCD hosting Munster champions Cork Harlequins. Photograph: INPHO/Ryan Byrne

It’s round two of the Irish Hockey League tomorrow with Lurgan, Hermes and Pegasus in pool A and defending champions UCD, Loreto and Cork Harlequins i(...)

Two victories over Belgium in Brussels this week gave Darren Smith’s Irish team an encouraging start to their build-up for March’s World Hockey Leagu(...)

Mount Carmel hospital at Churchtown in Dublin 14 is to be sold at a steep discount following the failure of t(...)

Barbara Ennis, principal of Alexandra College,  Milltown,  Dublin. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Many Irish parents still choose to educate their children in single-sex environments, despite mixed research findings on the subject, or perhaps becau(...)

A week after letting a two-goal lead slip in their draw with leaders UCD, Railway Union have another testing league fixture, against in-form Pembroke (...)

Dartry is one of those areas that residents get extraordinarily attached to. It’s hardly surprising, as it’s tranquil, well-to-do, and comes with a(...)

Ireland’s Peter Carruth won’t see action for 10 weeks or so as he is recovering from a broken foot. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Four wins last week from Three Rock Rovers, Pembroke, Railway Union and Glenanne gives them a little step ahead of one of the favourites for this seas(...)

The judges of the Supreme Court: top row, from left, Susan Denham, the chief justice, Frank Clarke, Liam McKechnie and Donal O’Donnell. Bottom row, from left, Nial Fennelly, Adrian Hardiman, John Mac Menamin and John Murray. Illustrations: Eoin Coveney
One court. Eight voices

Susan DenhamChief Justice Susan Denham became the first woman to sit on the Supreme Court when she was appointed in 1992, just a year after she was ma(...)