The 16 acres on the edge of Clane, Co Kildare is  close to the prestigious Clongowes Wood College

A landbank of more than 16 acres on the edge of Clane, Co Kildare is for sale through joint agents Savills and REA Coonan for €2.25 million. The prope(...)

The figures were published on the Department of Agriculture’s website on Saturday morning to comply with an EU regulation giving information on payments in EU-funded schemes. Photograph: Getty Images

Schools, stud farms and meat processors were among the recipients of the EU single farm payment scheme last year, according to figures published by th(...)

Each Saturday on we'll report on couples’ love stories. We'll tell the tales and show the pictures of these fabul(...)

Clongowes Wood captain John Molony seemed to suffer a head injury during Clongowes’ victory over St Michael’s College in the Leinster schools cup quarter-final.  Photograph: Colm O’Neill/INPHO 2:37

Peter Robinson, the father of 14-year-old Ben Robinson who died from second impact syndrome while playing rugby in 2011, and paediatric neurosurgeo(...)

Sean Cronin and Fergus McFadden at Griffith College. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Athletes retire early. Just as most people are making strides in their career – around their mid-30s – professional sports players are winding down(...)

Shay Casey was a  lover of the outdoors and of travelling, and as someone who was generous with his time to others, his brother told mourners in Cork today.

The brother of an Irish climber who lost his life in an Italian avalanche last week told mourners at his funeral this morning that his brother lived(...)

Fr Joseph Dargan SJ, who has died aged 81, held many positions of responsibility in the Society of Jesus in Ireland, most notably that of provincial, (...)

Noel Reid  could nail down the Leinster number 12 jersey next season. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

BRITISH AND IRISH CUP FINAL Leinster A v Leeds Carnegie Donnybrook, 7pm, Live Setanta Ireland Considering Leinster need several of their A team to mak(...)

In pensive mood: Michael Smurfit, from his autobiography A Life Worth Living

Two months after Michael Smurfit was born, on August 7th, 1936, his father John Jefferson Smurfit set up shop as a tailor. Born a Protes(...)

In a normal year clearing the pathway for Clongowes Wood to equal Blackrock in the modern role of honour woul(...)