‘Most journalism students I have met over the years aren’t particularly interested in the listicles or churnalism that typifies the low-paid long-hours culture of what the work has become for young journalists.’ Above, Eddie Holt. Photograph: Alan Betson

When the first-year journalism BA class at DCU bounded into the Henry Grattan building on the grim-looking campus in the autumn of 2001, journalism wa(...)

View of the Ros Goill Gaeltacht area,  Co Donegal. Photographer: Dara Mac Dónaill

Irish, our “first” but minority language, is in crisis. The recently-published Update of the Comprehensive Linguistic Study of the Use of Irish in the(...)

 Shelly Corkery, fashion director for Brown Thomas. Photograph: Alan Betson

For every applicant for a shop floor job in Brown Thomas, there are hundreds who want to skate straight in as a fashion buyer. Ideally in a flippy (...)

‘Fr Aidan McAleenan, a pastor in nearby St Columba’s parish, only 10 years a priest and a former J-1 student himself, never pretended it was easy.’ Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters

Almost from the moment the news broke about the Berkeley tragedy, a man with a soft Banbridge accent became the accidental voice of a broken Irish com(...)

Dundalk play BATE Borisov in the Champions League second qualifying round. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dundalk had a one in six chance of meeting Celtic, but must instead be content with BATE Borisov as their opposition in the Champions League second qu(...)

People have been marking the summer solstice at the Hill of Tara this morningf, as they have been for millennia. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

Hundreds of people have marked the summer solstice at the Hill of Tara in Co Meath. It was chilly and slight overcast at 4.57am when the sun rose on (...)

Building a new world: students at Cork Institute of Technology

Applications for construction, surveying and architecture courses surged during the boom – and collapsed by 55 per cent between 2008 and 2012. An ent(...)

Shoppers leave Clerys department store in O’Connell Street, Dublin. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

Clerys department store on O’Connell Street in Dublin has been sold by Gordon Brothers for an undisclosed sum to Natrium, it was confirmed on Friday. (...)

Chefs Derry Clarke, Fiona Ugema, Mivchael Roux, Kevin Thornton, Stuart O’Keeffe, Edward Hayden, Niall Hill and (back row) Tim Anderson, Gavin McDonagh, Niall Sabong, Paul Kelly enjoying the atmosphere at Taste of Dublin which has opened to the public  at the Iveagh Gardens. Photograph: Alan Betson 2:49

The 10th Taste of Dublin began under cloudless skies as the first of 37,000 people expected to attend the four-day event arrived on site in Iveagh Gar(...)

Ireland’s Under 20s were beaten 25-3 by New Zealand ending their hopes of World Cup glory. Photograph: Inpho
The Morning Sports Briefing
  • Sport
  • June 11, 2015, 08:34

World Cup dream over Dreams of World Cup glory are over for Ireland’s Under 20s after they were beaten 25-3 by a very impressive New Zealand side in V(...)