Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny at the end of Friday night’s FAI Cup semi-final. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny insists that he has nothing to prove to anyone at Shamrock Rovers, the club that sacked him after less than a season at (...)

Cork City manager John Caulfield celebrates his side’s victory over Bray Wanderers in the FAI Cup semi-final at the Carlisle Grounds. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

FAI Cup semi-final Bray Wanderers 0 Cork City 1 It’s 1987 since first played second in a FAI Cup final and back then Dundalk lost out badly to Shamro(...)

European Commissioner for Rural Development Phil Hogan, centre, with Lucy O’Brien and Sean Atkinson, chief executive of Siro. photograph: photocall ireland

A rural community in Co Laois is benefiting from Ireland’s fastest commercial broadband service, thanks to an initiative by Vodafone-ESB joint venture(...)

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a serious road crash at Carnbeg on the Old Armagh Road (the R177) at approximately 11am on Saturday morning.

Gardaí in Dundalk are investigating a serious road crash at Carnbeg on the Old Armagh Road (the R177) at approximately 11am on Saturday morning. The (...)

David Larkin sent photographs of a garden spider (above), one of which he took through the web, showing its underside, which had markings quite different from its topside.

I have two nesting boxes in the garden, yet neither of them has ever been used. I have moved them away from the feeding tray, but still to no avail. (...)

A white swallow at Tacumshin from a photograph by Eric Dempsey. Illustration: Michael Viney

If I were going there this weekend – and I’m sorry I’m not, it’s too far – we would end up taking the road from Wexford to Kilmore Quay and then, a(...)

Taxi-driver Martin  Mulligan’s body was found a short distance from his taxi in the early hours of last Monday morning.

The families of all victims of “senseless and reckless violence” were remembered yesterday at the funeral Mass of taxi-driver Martin Mulligan (53),(...)

Dundalk manager Stephen Kenny: aiming to lead his side to a memorable double of Premier League and FAI Cup success. Photograph: ciaran Culligan/Inpho

With the league all but won again, Dundalk head into tonight’s FAI cup semi-final at Oriel Park knowing close they are now to a memorable double. T(...)

Ciaran O’Connor can help Derry’s chances of survival and push Dundalk towards the title against Cork City on Friday. Photograph: Inpho

Having put them out of the FAI Cup a couple of weeks ago, Cork City can deepen Derry’s City’s relegation concerns this evening at Turner’s Cross where(...)

European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development Phil Hogan said the digital gap between urban and rural areas must be closed. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

The remote village of Ratheniska in Co Laois - home to the National Ploughing Championships - is about to get the fastest broadband in the State. Sir(...)