Clíodhna Heenan, from Terryglass, Co Tipperary, who won the Junior Violin (A) competition at the ESB Feis Ceoil. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 3:22

Cheers and whoops of joy echoed through the auditorium at the Royal Dublin Society (RDS) in Ballsbridge as the winner of the Turner Huggard Memorial C(...)

Ruadhan Byron of Belvedere is tackled by Conor Treacy of St Michael’s at Donnybrook. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Belvedere College 10 St Michael’s College 0 The game-breaking instincts of David Hawkshaw tore the heart out of St Michael’s to make Belvedere the fir(...)

 Belvedere’s James McKeown runs in one of his three tries against CBC Monkstown at Donnybrook. Photograph: Ryan Byrne / Inpho

Belvedere College 42 CBC Monkstown 14Centre James McKeown was the highlight-reel hero with a hat-trick of tries as Belvedere completed the final four (...)

Gonzaga College’s Ross McKeever tackles Eoin Cleere of Belvedere College during the Leinster  Senior Cup first-round tie at Donnybrook. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Belvedere College 32 Gonzage College 5 A quick-fire 14-point salvo took Belvedere away from Gonzaga in this first-round tie at Donnybrook yest(...)

Belvedere College  players celebrate in front of their fans after beating Blackrock College to win the 2005 Leinster Schools Senior Cup. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

“Belvedere fuelled by inner belief”, was the headline in The Irish Times on March 18th, 2005. They had plenty of that, and needed it to beat Blackrock(...)

Students watch a live Caesarean section in the Robert Adams Theatre, Beaumont Hospital via video link from the Rotunda Hospital, as part of the MiniMed School programme for transition years. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times 2:26

“We’re putting a retractor in which is holding the bladder down out of the way. This is the uterus here.”Those were the words of Prof Fergal Malone, h(...)

Steve Tormey, chief executive Toyota Ireland. Photograph: Eric Luke

Early forecourt forecasts suggest 2015 will see the motor trade exceed 100,000 new car sales, a psychological benchmark for a business sector batte(...)

Phelim Donlon: meeting him sparked lifelong careers, nurtured by wise mentoring

Phelim Donlon, who has died aged 78, was deeply influential in the remarkable expansion of professional Irish theatre in the closing decades of the la(...)

Teachers strike: members of the TUI and the ASTI picketing Rosmini Community College on Grace Park Road in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Teachers on the picket lines spoke as one yesterday in defending external assessment of the Junior Cert exam. Protesting outside Belvedere Coll(...)

Teachers protest outside Belvedere College in north Dublin. Protesters say they are  unhappy at the lack of direction from the Department of Education over what the Junior Cert reforms might entail. Photograph: Ciarán D’Arcy/The Irish Times 2:42

Teachers are being put in an “invidious” position in order to implement unjust proposals on their students’ education, according to educators protesti(...)