Corrib Gas is the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroelectric scheme on the Shannon in the 1920s.

The huge cost overrun on Corrib gas, the single most expensive energy infrastructure project in Ireland and the largest since the Ardnacrusha hydroele(...)

The Áras Attracta centre in Swinford, Co Mayo. A Hiqa inspection has found ‘significant improvements’ at centre.

An unannounced inspection of part of the Áras Attracta facility for people with learning disabilities in Co Mayo has found “significant improvements” (...)

Adrian Marren scores a goal for Sligo from the penalty spot against Roscommon in the Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final at Markievicz Park at the weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho.

Sligo officials have been left with an awkward decision over where the Connacht final should be played. They can either travel for over two hours to g(...)

Mary Mitchell O’Connor won the Fine Gael selection convention in Dún Laoghaire: The party has now held 18 conventions and picked 11 female candidates. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fine Gael strategists believe the party will have an election edge over Fianna Fáil because of greater progress in the selection of women candidates t(...)

Fashion and homewares shop Liberties in Westport, Co Mayo

In Westport, “Yeer welcome” is a warm greeting given in most shops in a soft Mayo burr, but for a masterclass in the authentic céad mile fáilte, he(...)

Father’s Day falls tomorrow and though your father may have forgotten, you shouldn’t. Though it’s true that women are the primary consumers of male(...)

Gary Sice scores Galway’s opening goal despite the efforts of Mayo’s Chris Barrett last weekend. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Mayo would have won numerous All-Irelands over the past decade if they had any forwards, right? Well perhaps the old adage is misplaced and the(...)

Pilgrims making their way up Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday, which occurs each July. Fr Tony King likened Croagh Patrick to “nature’s greatest cathedral of the west” and said it was “a national shrine of faith, culture and tradition”. File photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

A retired parish priest has called for badly eroded sacred mountain Croagh Patrick to be declared off-limits for many activities until a proper conser(...)

Philip Grant, Consul General of Ireland to the Western United States (L) helps Neil Sands, President of the Irish Network Bay Area, lay an Irish flag atop two wreaths at the scene of a 4th-story apartment building balcony collapse in Berkeley, California, on Tuesday. Photograph: Elijah Nouvelage/Reuters 0:58

The memorial grew in size as last night wore on. Some mementos left at the scene clearly had a personal significance to the six Irish students killed (...)

Galway’s Fiontán Ó Curraoin and Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor become involved in a  scuffle late in Sunday’s Connacht semi-final at Pearse Stadium. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Michael Murphy and Aidan O’Shea, present day powerhouses of Gaelic football, surely the most influential players outside the Dublin and Kerry panels,(...)