Meath captain Donal Keogan lifts the Bord na Móna O’Byrne Cup after the final at  Páirc Tailteann, Navan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

O’Byrne Cup final Meath 1-17 Longford 1-11 Having finished their Leinster championship last summer with that morale draining defeat by Westmeath, M(...)

Clare manager Davy Fitzgerald: his changes in the panel and backroom personnel  has raised optimism in the county. Photograph: Inpho

SATURDAY McKenna Cup final Derry v Tyrone, Athletic Grounds, 7.30 – Tyrone have been the driving force in this competition since it was resumed in(...)

The scheme in the Doughill Forest area, near Strokestown was  conceived by Coillte and the tail end of the boom and it had obtained planning permission as the sole developer in 2012

Coillte and Bord na Móna have agreed a joint venture to build out a €90 million wind farm in Co Roscommon. The two semi-State companies are also unde(...)

Ogilvy & Mather Dublin campaign work includes TV3’s soap opera Red Rock

Profits at the Irish division of advertising and public relations group Ogilvy & Mather fell by 6.5 per cent in 2014, a year in which revenues dec(...)

 Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government Alan Kelly following a briefing with the National Coordination Group in Kildare Street, Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

The body tasked with overseeing the river Shannon will be given powers to recommend legislative changes to Government, The Irish Times has learned. T(...)

Longford’s Liam Connerton has admitted that balancing their O’Byrne Cup final ambitions with their need to hit the ground running just days later in (...)

Louth’s Barry Flanagan and Barry Tormey of Meath tussle for the ball during the O’Byrne Cup semi-final at Drogheda. Photograph: Ciaran Culligan/Inpho

Meath 0-11 Louth 0-10 A curious Bórd na Móna O’Byrne Cup semi-final ended in a deserved win for Meath in Drogheda’s Gaelic Grounds on Sunday but the(...)

 The Turley children from Golden Island Athlone onboard an Army truck going to school: Derbhla (9), Evan (7), Finian (6), and Gemma (4). Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

“I can’t let the kids play in the back garden in case they drown,” says Patricia Doyle-Turley without a hint of drama as she straps her four children (...)

The campaign will highlight that Ireland imports 85 per cent of its energy requirements. Photograph: David Sleator

A €500,000 advertising campaign highlighting the perceived benefits of wind energy begins today. The campaign is funded by the major wind energy com(...)

Two Government Ministers have defended Taoiseach Enda Kenny amid Opposition claims he has not taken enough interest in areas seriously affected by recent flooding. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Two Government Ministers have defended Taoiseach Enda Kenny amid Opposition claims he has not shown enough interest in areas seriously affected by re(...)