Following his conviction for the 1997 double murders of  Mary Callanan (61) and Sylvia Shiels (60), Mark Nash will be serving four life sentences

Following his conviction for the 1997 double murders of psychiatric patients Mary Callanan (61) and Sylvia Shiels (60), Mark Nash will be serving four(...)

Tipperary’s Noel Mcgrath will begin treatment for testicular cancer on Friday. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two-time Tipperary All Star Noel McGrath is set to miss out on the remainder of the 2015 season, he will undergo surgery for testicular cancer on Frid(...)

Corofin’s Daithi Burke will not be playing both codes for Galway this summer: Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Anthony Cunningham has secured the total commitment of dual player Daithi Burke and he will line out exclusively for the Galway hurlers this summer. T(...)

Gardaí are investigating the collision which occurred on the N2 at Tuiterath, Balrath, Co Meath.

Six people have died this weekend following separate road crashes across Ireland. A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a car on the N2 betwee(...)

 Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan: “I don’t accept that there will be a culling of male TDs”

Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has said he does not accept sitting male TDs will be “culled” to make way for women because of gender(...)

A screengrab from secretly recorded footage in Swinford’s Áras Attracta residential care centre shows a worker putting a blanket over a resident’s head after the latter made noise looking for attention. File photograph: RTÉ

The Áras Attracta disability centre in Co Mayo is at the centre of fresh criticism over care standards following an unannounced inspection by the Heal(...)

The serene, tactile homewares designed by Superfolk in west Mayo are an ideal antidote to our gaudy, over-designed world. Gearóid Muldowney who est(...)

Michael Healy-Rea: report said he hid ‘behind the veneer of a friendly/simple country yokel’ but was ‘unbeatable electorally’. It claimed he had a ‘vicious temper . . . he is not like his more collegial father in that regard.’ Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

Independent TD Michael Healy-Rae has accused Fine Gael of “looking down their nose” at him after party strategy documents accused him of hiding beh(...)

Killian Burke: starts for Cork against Wexford.  Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork hurlers have been forced into three changes for Sunday’s league quarter-final against Wexford in Páirc Uí Rinn. Centre back Mark Ellis and cor(...)

John Evans: “If we’re ambitious we’ve got to be looking at trying to win a Connacht title. That’s a must  . . ” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

As usual Roscommon manager John Evans isn’t beating around the bush. His team may have been dark horses for promotion at the start of the year but th(...)