Drogheda United manager Johnny McDonnell: his side have taken just short of half of the 21 points they currently have thanks to three wins and a draw in their last four games. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

With the chasing pack all involved in European games, Dundalk have the opportunity to go six points clear at the top of the table on Friday, but to d(...)

Derry’s Patrick McEleney under pressure from Cork’s Liam Miller and Ross Gaynor. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry City 0 Cork City 2 Cork City lumbered up for next week’s Europa League match with another impressive victory at the Brandywell to remain on the (...)

Dundalk’s Richie Towell walks out onto the pitch against Limerick. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dundalk 6-2 Limerick It was raining goals at Oriel Park on Friday night as league leaders Dundalk put six past bottom side Limerick to maintain their (...)

In 1975, Cardinal Seán Brady conducted canonical investigations into allegations by two teenage boys of abuse by Fr Brendan Smyth. Photograph: Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker

Hearing Cardinal Seán Brady’s evidence to the North’s Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry was to be reminded of a damning conclusion in Judge Yvonn(...)

Dundalk player Daryl Horgan was presented with the SSE Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month award for May on Tuesday.  Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Daryl Horgan is the latest Dundalk player to pick up an Airtricity/SWAI Player of the Month award in 2015 with the 22-year-old midfielder making it a (...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny secured Champions League success over BATE Borisov during his time with Bohemians. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Stephen Kenny is adamant that neither he nor his players will be daunted by the scale of their task but Dundalk will do well to expand their Champions(...)

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(...)

 Despite having the   largest population Dublin city has only been ranked sixth in a measure of  fast food outlets based on the size of population. Dublin city has   six McDonald’s branches.

Swords, a relatively prosperous area with a large youth population, ranks as Ireland’s fast food capital, according to a study by the online doctor se(...)

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(...)

Ina Woods, Lab Manager of the RCSI Physiology & Medical Physics Department

Have you always wanted to be a doctor, nurse or dentist? Maybe you made up potions in your make-believe pharmacy? Or perhaps it’s an idea you’ve only (...)