Brian Cody (left) and Eamon O’Shea (right) are accidental coaches in a way, facilitators and nurturers of talent who do not pretend to know more than they do. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Malcolm Gladwell is at it again. This time destroying some of the myths about the Mafia, and given his typically unexpected conclusions, offers a theo(...)

Mount Carmel hospital at Churchtown in Dublin 14 is to be sold at a steep discount following the failure of t(...)

Stanley Asher Siev, who has died aged 92, was a solicitor for almost 70 years and was involved in some of the State’s highest-profile cases. Ap(...)

Pupils from St. Molaga’s N.S., Balbriggan Co. Dublin, Caitlin Tiernan and Tomas Baxter  pull faces as part of their warm up at Feis Ceoil 2014. Photograph: PA 2:45

If you walk past the RDS today and listen carefully you will hear the faint sound of music; a staccato of scales and songs drifting over the ai(...)

Mikal O’Boyle outtside her fairytale thatched cottage with her husband Aidan, baby Isabella Maeve and her first book, Snake the Gypsy

The key to my success is this: I am a child in an adult’s body. When I was young, I used to camp out in my room in the smallest of towns in nor(...)

Members of Southall Shamrocks, a multi-racial GAA team from London, with their teachers outside the GPO in Dublin yesterday, where they took the 1916 tour. Photograph: Dave Meehan

In Dublin’s GPO yesterday evening it was a history lesson like few others for the group of London teenagers. “There wer(...)

The Most Rev Pat Storey, who was consecrated bishop on November 30th.

A silver cross left in a will for Ireland’s first woman bishop was presented to the Bishop of Meath and Kildare, the Most Rev Pat Storey, at Dublin’s (...)

Leinster’s Devin Toner tackles Ospreys’ Dan Biggar during their Heineken Cup victory at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. “We knew we were crap against Munster. We didn’t front up. We knew we had to go into that game all guns blazing,” he says. Photograph: PA  .

Moments after Jonathan Sexton took leave of the Leinster shed for the last time, he told waiting journalists not to worry about the ethos of the group(...)

Mark Wahlberg in Ted

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg is a high school graduate — 25 years after dropping out of high school. The 42-year-old actor finished his diploma requir(...)

Telling his story: Peter Murphy with Donal MacIntyre of TV3

Peter Murphy, son of former Bishop of Galway Eamon Casey and Annie Murphy is now 38. He sells consumer electronics in a store near Boston. He was in D(...)